Hugh Mackay

A Communities in Control regular, Hugh Mackay is a social psychologist, and the author of 22 books, including eight novels. His non-fiction writing covers social analysis, psychology, communication and ethics.

Hugh has had a 60-year career in social research and was also a weekly newspaper columnist for 25 years.

A Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and of the Royal Society of New South Wales, Hugh has been awarded honorary doctorates by five Australian universities.

He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2015 and is currently an honorary professor in the Research School of Psychology at the Australian National University.

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