BA MA Syd, PhD ANU
Bill Ashcroft is an Emeritus Professor in the School of English, Media and Performing Arts. A founding exponent of post-colonial theory, co-author of The Empire Writes Back, the first text to examine systematically the field of post-colonial studies. He is author and co-author of twenty one books, variously translated into five languages, Including Post-Colonial Transformation (Routledge 2001), Post-Colonial Futures (Continuum 2001); Caliban's Voice (Routledge 2008) Intimate Horizons (ATF 2009) and Utopianism in Postcolonial Literatures (Routledge 2016). He is the author of over 200 chapters and papers, and he is on the editorial boards of ten international journals.
Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities
Global Award of Academic Excellence
Australian Research Council – Australian Professorial Fellowship
2007: Distinguished researcher award University of Hong Kong
First Year Experience Award UNSW
Ed-Media 2002 International Conference, Outstanding Paper Award
Exemplary Web Course Award
ITET Fellowship UNSW
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Beijing Normal University
Distinguished Visiting Fellowship, University of Adelaide
McRae Russell Prize for work of Australian criticism (Shortlist)
Crawford Prize (PhD Thesis).
Colin Roderick Prize for Australian Literature (MA Thesis)