School of Culture, History and Language; Australian Centre on China in the World,
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
VICE-CHANCELLOR'S AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN SUPERVISION
In Benjamin Penny’s supervision, he tries to develop students’ critical thinking, curiosity, disciplinary self-reflection, academic humility, the courage to try out ideas and the skill to see things differently. He does not regard graduation as signalling the end of the relationship between supervisor and student but continues to mentor his students.
“Everywhere I look, there’s something new to be fascinated by.”Associate Professor Benjamin Penny
“PhD supervision is high-level teaching. It’s taking those excellent students and helping them become proper,
fully-fledged scholars in their own right. “Associate Professor Benjamin Penny