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John Fitzgerald

Emeritus Professor

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John Fitzgerald is Emeritus Professor in the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne and immediate Past President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities based in Canberra. From 2008 to 2013 he was China Representative of the Ford Foundation in Beijing overseeing the Foundations’ China operations. His books include Big White Lie: Chinese Australians in White Australia (UNSW 2007), awarded the Ernest Scott Prize of the Australian Historical Association in 2008, and Awakening China (Stanford 1997), awarded the Joseph Levenson Prize of the U.S. Association for Asian Studies.

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