The Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor title, established in honour of Sir Redmond Barry's contribution as founder of the University, recognises and rewards outstanding leaders within the University's professoriate.

Redmond Barry Distinguished Professors are recognised for their pre-eminence in research or creative activity, or pre-eminence in research and teaching.

Our current Redmond Barry Distinguished Professors are:

  • Professor John Hopper, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Faculty of MDHS
  • Professor Mark Considine, Dean, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Barbara Creed, School of Culture and Communication, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Iven Mareels, Dean, Melbourne School of Engineering
  • Professor Timothy Lindsey, Melbourne Law School
  • Professor Anne Orford, Melbourne Law School
  • Professor Terry Nolan, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Faculty of MDHS
  • Professor James McCluskey, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  • Professor Lesley Head, School of Geography, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Philip Goad, Chair of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
  • Professor Frank Dunshea, Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences
  • Professor Ivan Marusic, Melbourne School of Engineering
  • Professor Stephanie Trigg, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Peter Bossaerts, Faculty of Business & Economics
  • Professor Tim McNamara, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Karen (Etty) Jehn, Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Professor Kim L Bennell, Faculty of MDHS
  • Laureate Professor Leann Tilley, Faculty of MDHS
  • Professor Marcia Langton, Faculty of MDHS
  • Professor Janet McCalman, Faculty of MDHS
  • Professor Lyn Yates, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Professor Mike Sandiford, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Barry Conyngham, Faculty of VCA & MCM
  • Professor Billie Giles-Corti, Faculty of MDHS
  • Professor Rachel Webster, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Geoff Taylor, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Gillian Wigglesworth, Faculty of Arts
  • Professor Johanna Wyn, Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Professor Rajkumar Buyya, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Justin Zobel, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Graduate and International Research)
  • Professor Adrienne Stone, Melbourne Law School
  • Professor Pete Taylor, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Raymond Volkas, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Robin Gasser, Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences