Dr James Jupp

Academic Visitor
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
T: (2) 6125 2006

Areas of expertise

  • Migration 160303
  • Australian History (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History) 210303
  • Australian Government And Politics 160601
  • Asian History 210302
  • Population Trends And Policies 160305

Research interests

Immigration, Ethnicity and Multicultural Policies

Comparative Party Politics Australia and Britain




Born in Croydon (England) on 23 August 1932 to parents James Thomas Jupp (1899–1971) and Florence Charlotte Jupp (néeMcCone)(1908–2004).

Educated at Whitgift School,Croydon (1943–1949) and the London School of Economics (1951–1956)

B.Sc(Econ) (London); M.Sc(Econ)(London) 1956 by Thesis "The Radical Left in Britain 1931–1941";   PhD. (London 1974) by Thesis "Some Aspects of Pariiamentary Democracy in Ceylon".

Senior Lecturer in Political Science, University of Melbourne 1957–1966.

Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of York (UK) 1966–1976

Visiting Professor of Politics University of Waterloo (Canada) 1976–1978

Principal Lecturer in Politics, Canberra CAE, 1978–1984

Senior Fellow, Australian National University 1984–1997

Chair, Committee of Review of Migrant and Multicultural Services and Programs, 1985–86

Director, Centre for Immigration and Multicultural Studies, ANU, 1988–2012

Executive Director, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, 1992–95

Editor of Bicentennial Encyclopedia The Australian People 1988 and  2001

Order of Australia (AM) in 2004 for services to multicultural studies.

Married to Dr Marian Sawer AO since 1978; one daughter Natalie Florence


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