Professor John Stephens

John is currently a teacher and researcher in the School of Built Environment at Curtin University. His area of expertise includes architectural history, heritage and war commemoration. Originally a practicing architect, John is a member of the Australia Asia Pacific Institute and an active volunteer in State heritage matters. He is a Councillor of the National Trust and member of ICOMOS.

Qualifications and background

  • Bachelor of Architecture (First Class Honours), Curtin University of Technology
  • Ph.D., University of Western Australia
  • Professor, School of the Built Environment, Curtin University
  • International Program Manager Architecture (Hong Kong), Curtin University, 2003 to date
  • Head of the Department of Architecture, Curtin University of Technology, 1995 - 2002
  • Soldier,Clerk, Draftsman and Architect, 1970 – 1995
  • Councillor of the National Trust of Australia (WA)
  • Heritage Committee of the Australian Institute of Architects
  • Member of ICOMOS
  • Member of Badan Warisan Malaysia
  • Member of the Returned and Services League (WA)
  • Member of the Army Museum of WA Foundation

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