Julianne Schultz

Founding Editor of Griffith REVIEW; Professor, Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research, Griffith University

Julianne Schultz is the publisher and founding editor of Griffith REVIEW and Professor of Media and Culture n the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research at Griffith University.

She is a non-executive director of The Conversation and chairs its Editorial Advisory Board.

She is an acclaimed author of several books, including Reviving the Fourth Estate (Cambridge) and Steel City Blues (Penguin), and the librettos to the award-winning operas Black River and Going Into Shadows.

She became a Member of the Order of Australia for services to journalism and the community in 2009 and an honorary fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities the following year. She is a thought leader on media and culture and an accomplished public speaker and facilitator. She has served on the board of directors of the ABC, Grattan Institute and Copyright Agency, and chaired the Australian Film TV and Radio School, Queensland Design Council and National Cultural Policy Reference Group. She is a member of advisory boards with a particular focus on education, journalism, arts and culture.

Griffith Review is an engagement initiative of Griffith University and is published by Text Publishing. It is also supported with grants from the Australia Council, Copyright Agency and Arts Queensland and by patrons and subscribers.


  • 2003–present
    Founding Editor, Griffith Review, Griffith Uni
  • 2005–present
    Professor, Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research, Griffith Uni


  • 2003 
    UNSW/AGSM, Grad Cert Management
  • 1996 
    University of Sydney, PhD