Don Grant Lecture – Prof Janet McCalman AC

2012 Prof Janet McCALMAN [source ]
2012 Don Grant Memorial Lecture: Family Secrets: Vandemonians in Victoria

Professor Janet Susan McCalman AC, FAHA, FASSA is an Australian social historian, academic, population researcher and author at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne.

She won a scholarship to Methodist Ladies’ College, Kew. She received a BA (Hons) from the University of Melbourne in 1970 and a PhD in 1976 from the Australian National University for her thesis, “Respectability and Working-Class Radicalism in Victorian London: 1850ā€“1890 : A Contribution to the Debate”.

McCalman returned to the University of Melbourne in 1993 on a four-year Australian Research Council Fellowship. Since then she has fulfilled many roles within that university. Firstly she became a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Health and Society. In 2000 she was appointed Reader in the History and Philosophy of Science at the same centre. She was appointed Professor in Public Health in 2003. Her work since 2011 has been at the Centre for Health and Society, in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.

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