Professor Don Markwell BEcon (Hons) (Qld), MA, MPhil, DPhil (Oxon)

Born in Outback Queensland, Professor Don Markwell studied at the Universities of Queensland and Oxford (as a Rhodes Scholar), and at Princeton. He taught politics and international relations in Oxford for a decade before becoming Warden of Trinity College at the University of Melbourne. He has since served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) of the University of Western Australia, the global head of the Rhodes Scholarships as Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford, senior adviser to Australian Government ministers, and as Warden of St Paul’s College at the University of Sydney.  Professor Markwell is an Adjunct Professor in the University of Adelaide’s School of Social Sciences.