Academics

Queen’s residents have opportunities to engage with over a dozen visiting international scholars in residence in any one year. Our Visiting Scholars have included Miegunyah Fellows from the Universities of Haifa and Wisconsin-Madison, scholars in law from Cornell, Edinburgh and Victoria Universities,  in management and leadership from UCLA and The Brookings Institute, as well as eminent historians such as Professor Margaret MacMillan University of Toronto) and ethicists such as Professor Julian Savulescu (Oxford).

Students are encouraged to converse with Visiting Scholars over dinner at formal Hall on Mondays, or at our Tuesday night ‘Dine with a Scholar’ events. The College also appoints an annual Sugden Fellow to reside at the college for 1-3 months, usually in conjunction with a University visiting appointment.

Visiting Scholars in 2019

Semester 1:

Professor John Borrows (University of Victoria, Canada) – First Nations scholar in law

Professor David O’Connor (Wisconsin-Madison) – pathology (Miegunyah Fellow)

Professor Shelby O’Connor (Wisconsin-Madison) – medical research

John McCarthy, AM – politics (Sugden Fellow in residence)

Dr Alex Bremner (University of Edinburgh)architecture 

Professor Uwe Aickelin (University of Melbourne) –  AI

Mindy Meng Wang – music

Yevgeniya Albats  (Hansen Chair in History)

Professor Tom Friedrich  (Wisconsin-Madison) – pathology 

 

Semester 2:

Associate Professor Colleen Butcher-Gollach    – architecture

Professor Julian Savulescu (Oxford) – bioethics

Dr Miguel de la Torre (Illiff School of Theology)

Professor Dorte Haubek (tbc)

Senior Common Room

The Senior Common Room membership comprises the Master and the two Deans of the College, as well as  resident tutors,  theologians and the Choirmaster. All Visiting Scholars are automatically members of the SCR during their stay.

Members of the SCR publish across a variety of disciplines.

Academic Associates

Academic Associates are appointed from various academic institutions strategically partnering with Queen’s. Current Associates are:

Dr Jane Dyson BSc(Hons) MSC (Edin) PhD (Cantab) – Lecturer in the School of Geography at the University of Melbourne; a social anthropologist specialising in research on Northern India, and maker of the acclaimed film Lifelines.

Prof. Craig Jeffrey BA MA PhD (Cantab) – Social anthropologist specialising in research on Northern India, and 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 at the University of Melbourne.

Ass. Prof.  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.

Resident Tutors

Resident Tutors are members of our community, usually PhD students,  dedicated to providing outstanding academic support  to our residents across a range of academic disciplines. Tutors are expected to offer up to 6 hours of tutorials, consultations and office hours a week during semester, to assist on Open Day and Entrance Day, and attend various black tie events throughout the year. Tutors also carry the duty phone on weekends. Tutors may also have the position of Resident Medical Officer.

Applicants for the role should contact the Dean of Academic Programs in late August for the following year via: dean-academic@queens.unimelb.edu.au

Staff & Resident Members

HEAD OF COLLEGE
DR STEWART GILL OAM
MA (HONS) EDIN, MA TOR, PHD GUELPH,
FRHISTS, FQA, MAICD
DEAN OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
DR SALLY DALTON-BROWN
MA WITS, PHD CANTAB, PHD UCLAN
DEAN OF STUDENTS
MR JACOB WORKMAN
BSB (HONS), GCERTUM, MCOM