• Kay Anderson

    Kay Anderson is Professor of Cultural Research at the Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney.

    Her most recent book, Race and the Crisis of Humanism(2007), won the 2008 NSW Premier’s Literary Award for Critical Writing, and her award-winning Vancouver’s Chinatown: Racial Discourse in Canada 1875–1980 (1991) is now in its fifth edition.

    Professor Anderson is a leading scholar in the fields of cultural geography and race historiography and in 2004 was elected Academician, Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences for the UK. In 2007, she became an Elected Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and in 2009 a Fellow of the Institute of Australian Geographers.