Professor Warwick H. Anderson
Deputy Director, Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine
K25 - Medical Foundation Building
Warwick Anderson holds an appointment as ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor in theDepartment of Historyand the Center for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine. Additionally, hehas an affiliation with the Unit for History and Philosophy of Science at Sydney and is a Professorial Fellow of the School of Population Health at the University of Melbourne.
As an historian of science, medicine and public health, focusing on Australasia, the Pacific, Southeast Asia and the United States, Professor Anderson is especially interested in ideas aboutrace, human difference, and citizenship in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Occasionally he writes programmatically on postcolonial science studies and, more generally, on scienceand globalization.
Before moving to Sydney in 2007, Prof. Anderson was Robert Turell Professor of Medical History and Population Health, Professor of the History of Science, and Chair of the Department ofMedical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. At Wisconsin he also served on the steering committee of the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies andwas a Faculty Affiliate of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Previously Prof. Anderson taught at Harvard, Melbourne (where he founded the Centre for Health and Society), UCSF andBerkeley. He has been awarded grants and fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Science Foundation, the Social Science Research Council (US), andthe Rockefeller and Mellon Foundations. He was the Frederick Burkhardt Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (2005-6), and a Guggenheim Fellow (2007-8). He has heldvisiting professorships at Harvard, Manchester and McMaster universities. In 2013 he was John Hope Franklin Fellow at Duke University and the Whitney J. Oakes Fellow in the Humanities Center at Princeton University. His books have been awarded the W.K. Hancock Prize (AHA, 2004); the Philippines National Book Award forSocial Science (2008); the NSW Premier's General History Prize (2009); the William H. Welch Medal (AAHM, 2010); and the Ludwik Fleck Prize (4S, 2010).[Hide detail]
History of science, medicine, and public health
History of racial thought
Postcolonial science studies
Taiwan. (East Asia STS Journal and Taiwan National Science Council) Collaboration.
Singapore. (National University of Singapore) Collaboration.
United States. (University of Wisconsin-Madison UCSF) Collaboration.
Portugal. (University of Lisbon) Collaboration.