The Academy warmly congratulates 4 of its Fellows who have been awarded honours in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Emeritus Professor Jaynie Anderson AM OSI FAHA was made Member in the General Division (AM) for significant service to tertiary education, particularly to art history in Australia.
Jaynie Anderson is Professor Emeritus in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. She was Herald Chair of Fine Arts at the University of Melbourne (1997-2014), and Foundation Director of the Australian Institute of Art History (2008-15). She is a past president of the International Committee of Art History (2008-12), and the Comité Internationale de l’Histoire de l’Art (CIHA). In 2015 she received from the President of the Republic of Italy, a knighthood to become an Ufficiale dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia.
Emeritus Professor David Carter AM FAHA was made Member in the General Division (AM) for significant service to tertiary education, and to cultural and literary studies.
David Carter is Emeritus Professor in the School of Communication and Arts at the University of Queensland where he was previously Professor of Australian Literature. He was manager of the Australian Studies in China program on behalf of the Australia-China Council (2002-2016) and was Visiting Professor in Australian Studies at the Center for Pacific and American Studies at Tokyo University. He was lead Chief Investigator and Chair of the National Board of AustLit: The Resource for Australian Literature. His research interests are in the area of Australian cultural history, print culture studies, publishing history, literary history, Australian magazines and periodicals, media/cultural institutions, and modernity.
Professor Emeritus Ann Curthoys AM FASSA FAHA was made Member in the General Division (AM) for significant service to tertiary education, to social history, and to research.
Ann Curthoys is a historian whose research focuses on Australian history set in a broad transnational frame. She was formerly Manning Clark Professor of History at the Australian National University (ANU) and Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow at the University of Sydney. She has held visiting appointments at the Rockefeller Center at Bellagio, Italy (2001) and Georgetown University, Washington DC, (2003-04). Her research interests include fiction, memory and writing, indigenous history, the British Empire, and self-government within Australian colonies.
Professor Emeritus Tim McNamara AM FAHA was made Member in the General Division (AM) for significant service to tertiary education, and to applied linguistics.
Tim McNamara taught Applied Linguistics at the University of Melbourne from 1987 until his retirement in 2018. With Dr Terry Quinn he established the graduate program in Applied Linguistics from 1987, and with Professor Alan Davies founded the Language Testing Research Centre in 1990. He is the creator of the Occupational English Test (OET), used for the registration of health professionals in the US, UK, Ireland, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand. He has served on the board of Applied Linguistics, TESOL Quarterly, Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, Language Testing, Language Assessment Quarterly, Measurement, the International Journal of Applied Linguistics and the Journal of English as a Lingua Franca.