Four Academy fellows recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

12 June 2018

We are happy to announce that four of our fellows, Paul Johnson FAcSS, Geoff Harcourt FAcSS , Bob Moon FAcSS and Jennifer Temkin FAcSS , have been recognised for their achievements in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018.

Paul Johnson is the director at the Institute of Fiscal Studies and a visiting professor at the University College London. Paul Johnson works on the economics of public policy, with a particular focus on income distribution, public finances, pensions, tax, social security, education and climate change. He was awarded a CBE for services to the social sciences and economics.

Jennifer Temkin is a professor at the City Law School. She has contributed her expert opinion to national reviews on the law relating to sexual offences and on the treatment of victims of rape and sexual assault by the legal system. Jennifer Temkin was awarded a CBE for services to Criminal Justice

Geoff Harcourt is an honorary professor at UNSW, Austrailia. His research interests include history of economic theory, intellectual biography and Post-Keynesian theory and policy. Geoff Harcourt was awarded Companion of the Order of Australia in General Division (AC) within the Australian Honours System for eminent service to higher education as an academic economist and author, particularly in the fields of Post-Keynesian economics, capital theory and economic thought.

Bob Moon is an Emeritus Professor of Education at the The Open University. He is active in national and international organisations focused on teacher education, with particular reference to developing countries.  In the period 2010–16 he has been a specialist education adviser to the UN agency (UNRWA) responsible for the schools in the Palestinian Refugee camps spread across Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the West Bank and Gaza. Bob Moon was awarded a CBE for services to education in developing countries.

The Academy is delighted to offer our heartiest congratulations to Paul Johnson, Geoff Harcourt, Bob Moon and Jennifer Temkin.

(L-R): Geoff Harcourt, Jennifer Temkin, Paul Johnson and Bob Moon