• Roy MacLeod
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  • Professor Emeritus Roy MacLeod FASSA FrHistS FSA FRSN FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Emeritus Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2001

  • Biography:
  • Roy MacLeod is Professor Emeritus of (Modern) History at the University of Sydney, and an Honorary Associate in the History and Philosophy of Science. He was educated in history, the biochemical sciences, and the history of science at Harvard University, in sociology at the London School of Economics, and in history and the history of science at Cambridge, where he took the PhD degree in 1967. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, the Royal Historical Society of England, the Australian Academy of Humanities, and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. In 2005 he was elected a Corresponding Member of the International Academy of the History of Science. He is the author or editor of twenty-three books and around 120 articles in the social history of science, medicine and technology; military history, museum history, Australian and American history, European history; research policy, and the history of higher education.

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