Professor Jenny Hocking

  • Professor Jenny Hocking is Research Professor and ARC Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (DORA) Fellow in the National Centre for Australian Studies. She is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and a well-known biographer and script-writer and a highly regarded scholar and commentator on Australian politics and history, political biography, counter-terrorism and security matters. 

    Gough Whitlam: His Time, the much-anticipated second volume of Professor Hocking’s two-volume biography of the former Labor Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam was published in 2012  by Melbourne University Publishing and has been short-listed in several national literary awards including the National Biography Award, Queensland Literary Awards and for the Australian History Prize in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. The first volume, Gough Whitlam: A Moment in History, was published by Melbourne University Publishing in 2008 and was also short-listed in several national literary awards including the  Margarey Medal for Biography, The Age Book of the Year and the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.

    Gough Whitlam  

    Gough Whitlam
    Gough Whitlam