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Biographies of Some Prominent Australian Sociologists

On this page you will find links to brief biographies of some prominent Australian sociologists. The selection of which individuals to put on this page was a very difficult task given the wealth of talent in Australia. Decisions were made without any intention to slight the reputations of those not appearing on the webpage – it was simply necessary to begin with a few well-known people. Please note that we have every intention to continue to expand this site as time and resources permit.

List of Sociologists

George Mayo – born 1880

E. Dorothea Pavy nee Proud (Emily Pavy) – born 1885

Jerzy (George) Zubrzycki – born 1920

Athol Congalton – born 1920s

Sol Encel – born 1925

Jean Martin – born 1923

Margaret Sargent – born 1928

Elery Hamilton-Smith – born 1929

John Western – born 1931

Cora Baldock – born 1935

Lois Bryson – born 1937

Eva Cox – born 1938

Katy Richmond – born 1938

Frank Jones – born 1937

Bettina Cass – born 1940

Anne Edwards – born 1941

Raewyn Connell – born 1944

Bryan Turner – born 1945

Gary Easthope – born 1945

Jackob (Jake) Najman – born 1946

Malcolm Waters – born 1946

Stephen Crook – born 1950

Geoffrey Lawrence – born 1950

John Braithwaite – born 1951

Evan Willis – born 1952

Alan Petersen – born 1953

Peter Beilharz – born 1953