Diane Robin (Di) Bell (born 11 June 1943) is a pioneering Australian feminist anthropologist, author and activist, Professor Emerita of Anthropology at the George Washington University in Washington, D. C., Writer and Editor in Residence at Flinders University, South Australia and Visiting Professor School of Social Sciences, University of Adelaide. In 2005, after 17 years in the United States, she returned to her native Australia to retire and currently lives and writes in South Australia.
Bell was born and grew up in Melbourne. She has lived in Sydney, Canberra, Darwin, Alekarenge, Northern Territory, Worcester, Massachusetts, Washington, D. C., Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, Blackstown, Virginia and Finniss, South Australia. She is the daughter of Allan and Florence Haig. She has two children, Genevieve and Morgan, and two grandchildren, Lawson and Clancy.
Read more about Diane Bell: Work Life As A Teacher, Researcher, Consultant, Writer and Editor, Changing The Face of Australian Anthropology, "Anthropology in The Eye of The Storm", Fiction, Politics, River Advocate