Fellows are senior members of the College鈥檚 academic community and provide advice and support about the development of the academic, cultural and spiritual life of the College.

缅北禁地College is proud to have a number of highly distinguished members of the academic, professional and spiritual communities as its Fellows.

Principal Fellow

Former Deputy Director and Joint Division Head, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.


Senior Fellows

Jaynie L AndersonAM OSI FAHA
Herald Professor Emeritus, The University of Melbourne, Herald Chair of Fine Arts 1997-2014, International President of Art History (2008-2012).

Geoffrey N Blainey AC 听FAHA FASSA, 听Hon LLD听 (Melb)
Historian. 听President of 缅北禁地College Council 1971-89听

Ivan W Caple听AM BVSci (Hons) PhD (NSW) MACVSc
Professor and former Dean of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne.

John S CastlesAM BArch(Hons) LFRAIA RIBA FAICD
Past President of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. Chairman Standards Australia. Practising architect. Past President of 缅北禁地College Council.

Robert W Gribben AM听BA (Melb) MA (Cantab) MTheol (MCD) DD (Hon Shenandoah)
Professor Emeritus of Worship and Mission, Uniting Church Theological Faculty; liturgical and ecumenical theologian; 15 years head of ecumenical relations, the World Methodist Council.

David J Habersberger听KC BA (Hons) LLB (Hons)
President of the Victorian Bar Council (1994-1995). Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria (2001-2013). Deputy Chair of the Victorian Legal Admissions Board since 2015, Chair since 2021. President of 缅北禁地College Council (1996-2002). Principal Fellow (2011-2017).听

John E HarrisMBBS (Melb) FRACS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: Life Fellow of Australian Orthopaedic Association.

John A HenleyBA (Melb) BD (MCD) PhD (Glas) DTheol (Hon MCD)
Sixth Master of 缅北禁地College (1993-2001).

Brian L HoweAO BA DipCrim (Melb) MA (Chicago)
Professorial Associate, Centre of Public Policy, University of Melbourne. Deputy Prime Minister of Australia 1991-95.

Marcia A NeaveAO LLB (Hons) FASSA
Judge of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria. Commissioner of the Royal Commission into Family Violence. Former Victorian Law Reform Commissioner.

Wilfrid R Prest听AM BA (Hons) (Melb) DPhil (Oxon) FRHistS FASSA FAHA. Member of the Seldon Society, London
Emeritus Professor Emeritus of Law and History, University of Adelaide.

Edward W Shann BA (Hons) PhD (Cantab)
Economic consultant, Australian Financial Review contributor and former public servant, Director of Prime Value Asset Management and Access Economics听

Frank A ShannAM MB, BS MedSc (Melb)
FRACP, FCICM. Professorial Fellow, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne. Honorary Staff Specialist, Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children鈥檚 Hospital, Melbourne.

Ross A WilliamsAM BCom MSc (Econ) (Lond) PhD (Lond) FASSA
Emeritus Professor and former Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne. President of 缅北禁地College Council (2012-2018).

Norman J YoungBA BD (Drew) PhD (Drew)
Emeritus Professor of Systematic Theology in the Uniting Church Theological Hall. Fellow of the Melbourne College of Divinity.


Trevor S BirdBApplSc MApplSc PhD FTSE
Principal Antengenuity, Eastwood NSW, Distinguished Visiting Professor University of Technology, Sydney, Adjunct Professor Macquarie University, Sydney.

David L Copolov听AO MB BS PhD FRACP FRANZCP DPM (Melb) MPM (Monash).
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Major Campuses and Student Engagement, Monash University, and Professor of Psychiatry at Monash University and the University of Melbourne.

Christopher D CordnerBA (Hons) BPhil DPhil (Oxon)
Academic philosopher specializing in ethics.

Douglas J. CosterAO MB BS (Melb) FRACS FRCS FRACO FCOphth
Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology at Flinders University and is the current leader for the Flinders Centre for Ophthalmology, Eye and Vision Research.

Merlin Crossley听BSc DPhil (Oxon)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Quality) at UNSW and Professor of Molecular Biology.

Georgina Downer LLB (Hons), BCom, Dip Mod Lang (French) (Melb) LLM (Hons) (LSE)
Inaugural Chief Executive Officer of the Robert Menzies Institute at The University of Melbourne.

Elizabeth Eldridge BA, LLB (Melb)
Senior Executive Victorian Public Service. Key leadership positions with Departments of Treasury and Finance, Justice and Economic and Regional Development. Chair Docklands Studios Melbourne 2009 to 2016. Director Victorian Traditional Owners Finds Limited 2011 to 2022 (Chair 2019 to 2022). Former Vice-President Queen’s College Council (2015-2023)

Sharon Hollis听BA (Monash) BD (MCD) PGDVocEd (Melb)
Church leader and Theologian. Moderator of the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, 2016 鈥 2019. President of the Uniting Church in Australia for 2021-2024.

Malcolm Hopwood MB BS MPM MD(Melb)
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne. Past President RANZCP 2015-2017

Deborah S Johnson BA (Hons); M Mangt /听Marktg (Univ. Paris Nanterre); GAICD
Writer, marketer and strategist specialising in the investment and consumer sectors.听Past Vice President of 缅北禁地College Council.

Dorothy Ann Lee AM BA (Hons) (Newcastle), DipEd (Newcastle), BD (Sydney), PhD (Sydney) FAHA
Rev鈥檇 Professor, University of Divinity, Professor of New Testament, Trinity College Theological School.

Stephen Leslie BSC Hons (ANU), DPhil (Oxon)
Statistician working in the field of mathematical genetics

Stephen R MortonBSc (Hons) PhD DSc (Hon Adel)
Honorary Professorial Fellow with Charles Darwin University in Alice Springs. He studied at the Universities of Melbourne, California at Irvine and Sydney. Former Chief of Division and Executive Team member at CSIRO.

Robert S Osborn听KC BA (Hons) LLB (Hons) LLM
Former Justice of the Victorian Supreme Court. (Principal Judge of the Common Law Division).

Andrew Peele BsC, LLB, PhD (Physics), Grad Dip (IP) Melb听
Group Executive for ANSTO Nuclear Science and Technology, former Director of the Australian Synchrotron from 2013-2021. Adjunct Professor of Physics at La Trobe University

Field W Rickards听BSc (Hons) MEd PhD
Dean Emeritus of Education; Professorial Fellow, Melbourne School of Government, University of Melbourne

Director of Research, St Vincent鈥檚 Hospital Melbourne; Senior Intensive Care Consultant at Epworth Richmond and Freemasons; Chair, NHMRC Clinical Trials Ready Development Committee;听 Board member of BioMedical Research Victoria, Fearless, the Caroline Chisolm Centre for Health Ethics, and the Biodevices Advisory Board at Swinburne, and is Patron of the 缅北禁地College Master’s Circle.

David T RuniaBA (Hons) MA DLitt Dip Ed (Melb) LittD (VU Amsterdam) FAHA.听Seventh Master of 缅北禁地(2002鈥2016).
Professorial Fellow, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne. Honorary Professor, Institute of Religion and Critical Inquiry, Australian Catholic University.

Ellen Sandell BA/BSci (Melb), GAICD
State MP for Melbourne and Leader of the Victorian Greens. Former CEO and Director of the Australia Youth Climate Coalition, former Non-Executive Director of the Australian Conservation Foundation. Young Environmentalist of the Year (2009).

Rodney G Sims听AO BCom(Hons), MEcon(ANU)
Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, Canberra; Chair of Opera Australia; Chair of the Superpower Institute;听 Chair of the Competition Research Policy Network at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, Paris; and Chair of Australia鈥檚 National Data Advisory Committee.听 Former Chair of The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Heather Thompson (苍茅别听Grills) BA, DipEd, MSL (Hons) (Melb)
Former Principal, University High School, Parkville (2015 – 2020). A violinist who performs with Stonnington Symphony and various chamber ensembles.

Jane Tovey听MB BS (Melb) MPsychMed (Monash) FRANZCP
Consultant psychiatrist specialising in trauma therapy.

Honorary Fellows

Janet Borland PhD (Melb)
Historian of modern Japan whose research focuses on fundamental relationships between people and the natural and built environment.

Ronald W Farren-PriceAM DipMus DMus (Hon Melb
Principal Fellow and former Dean of the Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne. A concert pianist of international distinction.

Mustapa Mohamed听BA (Melb) MA (Boston) DCom (Melb)
Malaysian Politician, Minister for International Trade and Industry.

Richard G PestellAO.,听MB., B.S., (UWA).,听听Ph.D., (Melb)听听M.D., (Melb)., F.R.A.C.P., (Australia),听 听Doctorus听 Honoris Causa (UWA), D. Med.Sci .,听(Melb),听 F.A.C.P. (USA),听 F.A.A.A.S., F.R.S.B.,(UK).,听 M.B.A., F.R.C.P. (Ireland), F.R.C.P. (London).
Distinguished Professor, Blumberg Institute, Vice President Academic Affairs, and Dean, Xavier University Medical School., President Pennsylvania Cancer and Regenerative Medicine Center.听

Primrose Lady PotterAC DLJ DocUniv (Hon ACU)
Life Governor of Ian Potter Foundation.

Loane SkeneLLB (Hons) LLM (Monash) LL.D
Professor in Law at the Melbourne Law School and an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne