Professor Duncan Ivison

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of Sydney

Professor Duncan Ivison

Professor Duncan Ivison

    Professor Duncan Ivison is a member of the US Studies Centre Board of Directors. He is currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Sydney.

    Prior to this, he was Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (2010-2015) and Head of the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (2007-2009).

    Duncan has also held tenured appointments at the University of Toronto, the University of York (UK) and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Research School of Social Sciences at the ANU. He did his BA at McGill University in Montreal, where he grew up, and his MSc and PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 2009, and Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales in 2017.

    Professor Ivison is currently Chair of the University of Sydney Confucius Institute Board; Chair of the Group of Eight DVCR Committee (2018-); member of the Australian Research Council’s Advisory Council; board member of the NSW Institute of Public Policy; Advisory Board member of the Gradient Institute and member of the Council of the Australian Academy of Humanities. He has previously been a member of the Editorial Board of The Conversation (2012-2019) and board member of the venture fund Uniseed (2015-2019).