Emeritus Professor Tony Bennett

Position: Honorary Professor
School and/or Centres: Humanities Research Centre

Email: t.bennett@westernsydney.edu.au


PhD, 1972, Sociology, University of Sussex, UK BA, 1968, Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Oxford University, UK

Website: https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/ics/people/researchers/tony_bennett

Professor Tony Bennett, FAHA FAcSS, appointed to an Emeritus Professorship in 2020, joined Western Sydney University as Research Professor in Social and Cultural Theory at the Institute for Culture and Society in 2009. He was the Institute’s founding Research Director. His previous positions included a period as Professor of Sociology at the Open University where he was also a Director of the ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-cultural Change, and as Professor of Cultural Studies at Griffith University where he was also Dean of Humanities and Director of the ARC Key Centre for Cultural and Media Policy. He was appointed Honorary Professor in the Humanities Research Centre at the Australian National University in 2019.

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