Professor Anna Haebich, Research Intensive Professor, Centre for Public Culture and Ideas, Griffith University

Professor Haebich is a Research Intensive Professor at Griffith University who is known for her leadership in interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to research.  Her career brings together university teaching and research, centre directorship, museum curatorship, visual arts practice, and work with Indigenous communities. Her research interests include histories of Indigenous peoples, migration, the body, the environment, visual and performing arts, museums, representations of the past, crime and gender, and the cultures of food.

Anna is a multi-award winning author whose work includes academic publications, exhibitions, videos, on-line contributions and a forth-coming novel, Murdering Stepmothers.

Recent positions include: Director, Centre for Public Culture and Ideas; UNESCO Orbicom Chair; Advisor, Brisbane Ideas Festival; Historian-in-Residence, State Library of Queensland. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and of the Australian Academy of the Social Sciences.