Congratulations John Curtin Distinguished Professor Sharon Parker

Curtin University has recognised the work and service of outstanding staff with the highest academic honour the University can award.

The prestigious title of John Curtin Distinguished Professor has been bestowed upon Curtin Faculty of Business and Law Professor Sharon Parker, a frequent Raine Study collaborator and mentor.

John Curtin Distinguished Professors are academics with exceptional teaching expertise,research skills, or scholarly, creative or artistic achievements, a significant record of publicservice and an established national or international reputation. Curtin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne said this year’s recipients were truly deserving of the prestigious title, recognising their academic commitment.

“Since the titles were introduced in 2005, they have been awarded to those that have gone above and beyond to achieve exceptional results that will have substantial benefit for thecommunity,” Professor Hayne said.
“I would like to commend each recipient for their distinguished contribution in their field of expertise, which has helped Curtin build a formidable national and global reputation as a leading institution for education, and for research.”

ARC Laureate Fellow Sharon K. Parker is Director of the Centre for Transformative Work Design. In 2019, she was named among the world’s most influential scientists and socialscientists in the Web of Science Group’s list of Highly Cited Researchers. Her research has attracted funding worth over $40 million. She has published over 150 academic articles and is the author of two books.

For more information about the awards, please visit Curtin University’s News site: A PDF of the announcement is also available: Exceptional staff awarded Curtins highest academic honour – Sharon Parker

Curtin University is one of five university funding partners of the Raine Study.

5th from right: Professor Sharon Parker along with other John Curtin Distiniguished Professor recipients, November 2021


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