PROF Stuart Macintyre

PROF Stuart Macintyre


  • Australian history
  • Higher education and research, especially in the Social Sciences
  • History (labour history, political history, historiography, intellectual history)
  • Modern world history
  • School history and the History Wars



  • Stuart Macintyre is Emeritus Laureate Professor of the University and and a Professorial Fellow of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies. He was president of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia from 2007 to 2009 and is a life member of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. With Alison Ashford, he edited the Cambridge History of Australia (2013); his most recent book is Australia's Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s (2015).   


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Education and training

  • PhD, University of Cambridge 1975
  • MA, Monash University 1972
  • BA, Monash University 1968

Awards and honors

  • Officer of the Order of Australia, AO, 2013
  • Queensland Premier's Literary Awards - Best Book for advancing public debate, 2003
  • NSW Premier's History Awards - Best Book, 2003
  • Government of Australia - Centenary Medal, 2001
  • Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 1999
  • The Age - Non-fiction Book of the Year, 1998
  • Australian Library and Information Association - Redmond Barry Award, 1997
  • Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, 1987
  • Victorian Premier's Literary Awards - AA Phillips Award for Australian Studies, 1987
  • Cambridge University - Blackwood Prize, 1975



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • I am available for co-supervision only