Co-director, Australian Collaboratory for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage (ACAHUCH) and Pro Vice Chancellor (Research Capability), University of Melbourne
Professor Julie Willis is an authority on the history of Australian architecture 1890-1950 and has undertaken significant projects researching the development of modern hospital architecture in Australia; architecture in community and civic identity; architecture of wartime and its impact; and nationalism and identity in public buildings. She is currently involved in major projects examining contemporary hospital design in Australia; the development of innovative school architecture in Australia; and equity and diversity in the Australian architectural profession. With Professor Philip Goad, she is Editor of the acclaimed Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture (Cambridge University Press, 2012), which won an AIA Bates Smart Special Award for Architecture in the Media in 2012. She is a co-director of the Australian Collaboratory for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage (ACAHUCH) at the University of Melbourne and the University’s Pro Vice Chancellor (Research Capability).