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Humanities educator

Richard George Maltby, British humanities educator. Recipient Prix Jean Mitry, Institute Jean Vigo, 2000, Arthur Miller Centre prize for American Studies, 1990; American Council Learned Societies American Studies fellow, 1983-1984.


Maltby, Richard George was born on October 11, 1952 in Wick, Scotland. Arrived in Australia, 1997. Son of George Frederick and Dorothy (Pattison) Maltby.


Bachelor in History (1st class honours), University Cambridge, 1974. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 1978.


Lecturer in American film, American and Commonwealth Arts School English and American Studies, University Exeter, 1978-1995. Founding director Bill Douglas Center History of Cinema University Exeter, 1994-1995. Research professor in film studies Sheffield Hallam University, 1995-1997.

Professor screen studies and head School Humanities Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, since 1997. Visiting professor Cultural Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University. Senior media advisor South West Arts, United Kingdom, 1990-1995.



Chair Southwest Arts Film and television panel. Member Southwest Arts Executive and Management Committees, United Kingdom, 1982-1987. Member Association for Media, Film and Television Studies in Higher and Further Education (executive committee 1989-1993), British Film Institute (member working party on metropolitan and regional funding policy United Kingdom 1985).


Married Ruth Llewellyn Vasey, May 31, 1996. 1 child, Benjamin John.

George Frederick Maltby

Dorothy (Pattison) Maltby

Ruth Llewellyn Vasey

Benjamin John Maltby