• Louise Edwards
  • fellow
  • Professor Louise Edwards FASSA FHKAH FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2007
  • Section: Asian Studies

  • Biography:
  • Louise Edwards is Scientia Professor of Chinese History at the UNSW. Her research explores women in politics in China and Asia, gendered cultures of war in China, as well as Chinese literature and intellectual history.

    Louise was President of the Asian Studies Association of Australia and her former roles also include Professor of Modern China Studies at the University of Hong Kong, Director of the UTS China Research Centre and Convenor of the Australian Research Council’s Asia Pacific Futures Research Network.

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