Advisory Board 2019

The Advisory Board is composed of individuals selected for their academic expertise and breadth of knowledge of government and business-related aspects of the Centre's research activities, both in Australia and internationally. They provide the Centre with strategic advice, enabling unparalleled advancement of research in the humanities and making it accessible to the wider community.

    • Susan Broomhall | Advisory Board Member

      Susan Broomhall | Advisory Board Member

      2019–current

      Susan Broomhall is Professor of History at The University of Western Australia, and former co-director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (2018). She currently holds an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. Her research explores women and gender; emotions; science, technologies, and knowledge practices; material culture; cultural contact and global encounters; and the heritage of the early modern world.

    • Joy Damousi | Advisory Board Member

      Joy Damousi | Advisory Board Member

      2019–current

      Joy Damousi (FAHSA FASSA) is Professor of History and ARC Laureate at The University of Melbourne and Senior Honorary Research Fellow of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions at The University of Western Australia (UWA). She has published on various aspects of grief, trauma and loss during the two world wars. She was elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 2004 and to Council in 2016 and is currently the President.

    • Benno Gammerl | Advisory Board Member

      Benno Gammerl | Advisory Board Member

      2019–current

      Dr Benno Gammerl is a lecturer in history at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is currently researching the interplay between migratory dynamics and sexual attitudes and practices in Europe since the late nineteenth century. In his work he has so far focused on the contemporary history of homosexualities in Germany and on the administration of ethnic heterogeneity in the British and Habsburg Empires from 1867 to 1918.

    • Anna Haebich | Advisory Board Member

      Anna Haebich | Advisory Board Member

      2011–current

      Anna Haebich is a John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University, currently researching Indigenous history, Indigenous art and performance, contemporary visual arts and museology and environmental humanities. She is a multi-award winning Australian author and historian, especially recognised for her research and work with Aboriginal communities. Her career combines university teaching, research, curatorship, creative writing and visual arts. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities and the Australian Academy of Social Sciences.

    • Andrew Lynch | Advisory Board Member

      Andrew Lynch | Advisory Board Member

      2019–current

      Andrew Lynch is Emeritus Professor and Senior Honorary Research Fellow, English and Literary Studies, at The University of Western Australia. He is the former Director of the Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (2014–2018), and a Chief Investigator whose research contributes to the Meanings Program. His research project, ‘The Emotions of War in Medieval Literature’, involves a study of the emotions/passions as represented in the medieval literature of war and peace, covering English, French and Latin materials from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries, with a further interest in modern medievalism’s reception and re-imagination of this material.

    • W. G. Parrott | Advisory Board Member

      W. G. Parrott | Advisory Board Member

      2011–current

      W. Gerrod Parrott is Professor of Psychology at Georgetown University (Washington D.C., USA). His central research interest is the nature of human emotion, on which he has published over 75 scholarly chapters and articles and four books. He was Editor of Cognition and Emotion from 1995-1999 and President of the International Society for Research on Emotions from 2008-2013. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.

    • John Sutton | Advisory Board Member

      John Sutton | Advisory Board Member

      2019–current

      John Sutton is Professor of Cognitive Science at Macquarie University, Sydney. He works in the philosophy of mind, cognition, and action, in cognitive psychology, and in the interdisciplinary cognitive humanities. John's main research topics are autobiographical and collaborative memory, embodied memory and skilled movement, distributed cognition, and cognitive history.