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literature and language professor

William Henry Christie, Australian literature and language professor. Recipient medal, University Sydney, 1976, prize, New South Wales Ministry Arts, 2008; Travelling scholarship, Australian Government, 1976-1980.

Background

Christie, William Henry was born on January 21, 1952 in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia. Son of Brian Henry and Diana Margaret Christie.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University Sydney, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oxford, 1982.

Career

Lecturer University Sydney, 1980—1997, senior lecturer, 1998—2007, associate professor, since 2008. President Dylan Thomas Society Australia, Sydney, 1998—2008. Editor Literature and Aesthetics, Australia, 2001—2004.

Connections

Married Rosamund Powell, December 13, 1975 (divorced February 15, 1987). Married Patrice Whittaker, January 23, 1993. Children: Ellen Diana, Francesca Powell, Vita Powell.

father:
Brian Henry

mother:
Diana Margaret Christie

spouses:
Rosamund Powell

Patrice Whittaker

children:
Ellen Diana Christie

Francesca Powell Christie

Vita Powell Christie