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Fellows of Queen’s College

Fellows are senior members of the College’s academic community and provide advice and support about the development of the academic, cultural and spiritual life of the College.

Queen’s College is proud to have a number of highly distinguished members of the academic, professional and spiritual communities as its Fellows.

Principal Fellow

  • David J Habersberger BA LLB
    Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria (2001–2013). President of Queen’s College Council (1996–2002).

Senior Fellows

  • Raymond L Martin AO MSc PhD ScD(Cantab) DSc FAA FRSC FRACI
    Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, and former Vice-Chancellor, Monash University.
  • Geoffrey N Blainey AC MA FAHA FASSA
    Author and Historian. Emeritus Professor of History, University of Melbourne. Former Chancellor of Ballarat University. Former President of Queen’s College Council.
  • Norman J Young BA BD (Drew) PhD (Drew)
    Emeritus Professor of Systematic Theology in the Uniting Church Theological Hall. Fellow of the Melbourne College of Divinity.
  • Ronald W Farren-Price AM DipMus DMus (Hon Melb)
    Principal Fellow and former Dean of the Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne. A concert pianist of international distinction.
  • Brian L Howe AO BA DipCrim (Melb) MA (Chicago)
    Professorial Associate, Centre of Public Policy, University of Melbourne. Deputy Prime Minister of Australia 1991-95.
  • John S Castles AM BArch(Hons) LFRAIA RIBA FAICD
    Past President of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. Chairman Standards Australia. Practising architect. Past President of Queen’s College Council.
  • John A Henley BA (Melb) BD (MCD) PhD (Glas) DTheol (Hon MCD)
    Sixth Master of Queen’s College (1993-2001).
  • Wilfrid R Prest BA (Hons) DPhil (Oxon) FRHistS FASSA FAHA
    Professor Emeritus in Law and History, University of Adelaide.


  • Ross A Williams AM BCom MSc (Econ) (Lond) PhD (Lond) FASSA
    Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne and former Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Commerce. Member of the Commonwealth Grants Commission. President of Queen’s College Council.
  • Edward W Shann BA(Hons) PhD (Cantab)
    Director Prime Value Asset Management and former Director Access Economics.
  • David L Copolov AO MB BS & DPM (Melb) PhD & MPM (Monash).
    Pro Vice-Chancellor, Office of the Vice Chancellor, Monash University, Professor of Psychiatry at Monash University and the University of Melbourne.
  • Jaynie L Anderson BA (Hons) (Melb) PhD (Bryn Mawr) FAHA
    Herald Professor of Fine Arts, The University of Melbourne, President of the International Committee for the History of Art (CIHA).
  • John E Harris MBBS (Melb) FRACS
    Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Melbourne Hospital.
  • Ivan W Caple AM BVSci (Hons) PhD (NSW) MACVSc
    Professor and former Dean of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne.
  • Marcia A Neave AO LLB (Hons) FASSA
    Justice of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria. Former Victorian Law Reform Commissioner.
  • Robert S Osborn BA (Hons) LLB (Hons) LLM (Hons)
    Justice of the Victorian Supreme Court. (Principal Judge of the Common Law Division).
  • Field W Rickards BSc (Hons) MEd PhD
    Dean of Education, The University of Melbourne.
  • Robert W Gribben BA (Melb) MA (Cantab) MTheol (MCD) DD (Hon Shenandoah)
    Professor of Worship and Mission, Theological College of the Uniting Church, leading Theologian, liturgist and ecumenist.
  • David L Vaux BMedSci MB BS PhD FAA. NHMRC
    Australia Fellow and Professor, Department of Biochemistry, La Trobe University, Melbourne.
    Medical Director, Epworth Hospital, Senior Specialist Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne.
  • Trevor S Bird BApplSc MApplSc PhD FTSE
    Chief Scientist, CSIRO ICT Centre, Sydney, Adjunct Professor Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Stephen R Morton BSc (Hons) PhD DSc (Hon Adel)
    Group Executive Manufacturing, Materials & Minerals, CSIRO, Melbourne/Canberra.
  • Christopher D Cordner BA(Hons) BPhil DPhil (Oxon)
    Academic philosopher specializing in ethics.
  • Rodney G Sims BCom(Hons), MEcon(ANU)
    Economist and expert in Public policy. Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
  • Merlin Crossley BSc DPhil (Oxon)
    Molecular biologist. Dean of Science at the University of New South Wales.
  • Jane Tovey MB BS (Melb) MPsychMed (Monash) FRANZCP
    Consultant psychiatrist specialising in trauma therapy.
  • Heather Thompson BA Med (Hons) DipEd
    Leading educator. Principal, University High School, Parkville.
  • Sharon Hollis BA (Monash) BD PGDVocEd (MCD)
    Church leader and Theologian. Moderator of the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.

Honorary Fellows

  • Mustapa Mohamed BA (Melb) MA (Boston) DCom (Melb)
    Minister for Higher Education, Government of Malaysia.
  • Primrose Lady Potter AC DLJ DocUniv (Hon ACU)
    Life Governor of Ian Potter Foundation.
  • Geoffrey C. Harcourt BCom (Hons) MCom (Melb) PhD LittD (Cantab) LittD (Hon DeMont) FASSA DCom (Hon Melb) DPolEcon (Hon Fribourg) AcSS
    Professor Emeritus, University of Adelaide. Emeritus Reader in the History of Economic Theory, University of Cambridge. Fellow and College Lecturer in Economics, Jesus College, Cambridge.
  • Joseph E Isaac AO BCom BA (Melb) PhD (Lond) Hon DEcon (Monash) Hon DCom (Melb) Hon LLD (Macquarie) FASSA
    Emeritus Professor of Economics and former Deputy Chancellor of Monash University; Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne; Deputy President of Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission 1974-87.
  • W Max Corden AC BCom MCom PhD (Lond) DCom (Hon Melb) FASSA FBA
    Emeritus Professor of International Economics of the School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University. Professorial Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Melbourne.
  • Lawrence D McIntosh BA BD (Hons) (Drew) MSc (Hons) (Columbia) PhD (Drew) STD (Hon-MCD)
    Former University and Theological Librarian.
  • Richard G Pestell MB BS (UWA) PhD MD MD (Hon UWA)
    Director of Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA. Internationally renowned authority on the treatment of cancer in the areas of research, administration and policy.
  • David G Penington AC MA DM BCh FRCP FRACP FRCPA
    Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne and former Professor of Medicine.
  • Loane Skene LLB (Hons) LLM (Monash) LL.D
    Professor of Law, University of Melbourne
  • Douglas J. Coster AO MB BS (Melb) FRACS FRCS FRACO FCOphth
    Lions Professor of Ophthalmology, Flinders University of South Australia.

Academic Associates

  • Prof. Andrew F Christie BSc LLB LLM (London) PhD (Cantab)
    Professor of Intellectual property in the Faculty of Law, the University of Melbourne. Leading expert on intellectual property law.
  • Prof. Dr Tim Corney BA, MA, PhD (Melb)
    Professor in the Faculty of Education at Victoria University and Senior Fellow in the Graduate School of Education, the University of Melbourne. Prof. Corney has published widely in the area of youth studies, with special interest in: the sociology of youth, school to work transitions, youth and community development, and programs for young people at risk. Prof. Corney was the former Dean of Student Wellbeing of the College.
  • Dr Jane Dyson BSc(Hons) MSC (Edin) PhD (Cantab)
    Lecturer in the School of Geography, the University of Melbourne. Social anthropologist specialising in research on Northern India. Maker of the acclaimed film Lifelines.
  • Prof. Craig Jeffrey BA MA PhD (Cantab)
    Social anthropologist specialising in research on Northern India. Director of the Australia India Institute at the University of Melbourne.
  • Assoc. Prof. Stephen Leslie B.Sc (ANU) DPhil (Oxon)
    Statistician working in the field of mathematical genetics in the Faculty of Science, the University of Melbourne.
  • Prof. David J Manton BDSc MDSc PhD
    Eldon Storey Chair of Child Dental Health in the Melbourne Dental School, the University of Melbourne. Leading and very experienced expert in paediatric dentistry.
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