Professor Jacqueline Lo

Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)
University of Adelaide

Professor Jacqueline Lo is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) of the University of Adelaide. With considerable experience in academic governance and management, she provides leadership and oversight for all University international and internationalisation initiatives, with a particular focus on activities and partnerships of University-wide strategic importance that support and enhance the University’s growth objectives.

Jacqueline is highly experienced in education and cultural policy & diplomacy, and is an active contributor to discussions within the university-sector. Her research focuses on issues of race, colonialism, diaspora and the interaction of cultures and communities across ethnic, national and regional borders. Publications include Staging Nation (HKUP 2002), Performance and Cosmopolitics (Palgrave Macmillan 2007, with Helen Gilbert). She has published extensively in areas of cross-cultural engagement and cultural studies in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

She has also served on the committee for reviewing the ACT Arts Framework Policy and regularly conducted briefings for government and the diplomatic corps. Jacqueline has been visiting fellow at UCLA, NYU, the Free University of Berlin and Konstanz University, and DAAD Guest Professor at the University of Cologne. She is the Founding Chair of the Asian Australian Studies Research Network and a member of the NYU Global Arts Exchange Program. She was awarded the Chevalier Ordre des Palmes Académiques in 2014.