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Emeritus professor, Monash University

Personal History
Andrew Markus held the Pratt Foundation Chair of Jewish Civilisation. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and is a past Head of Monash University's History program. He has published extensively in the field of Australian race relations. He is the sole author of four books and the editor or co-editor of more than ten others. His publications include; Race: John Howard and the Remaking of Australia (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2001); Building a New Community. Immigration and the Victorian Economy (editor, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2001), Australian Race Relations 1788 - 1993 (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1994), and (with Margaret Taft), Second Chance. The Making of Yiddish Melbourne (Monash University Publishing, Melbourne, 2018)

Current Research
Andrew is continuing his research on social cohesion in Australia, with the thirteenth Scanlon Foundation national survey released in 2021.


  • –present
    Pratt Foundation Chair of Jewish Civilisation, Monash University