Daniel May

Position: PhD Student
School and/or Centres: School of History

Email: daniel.may@anu.edu.au

Phone: 61252357

Location: HC Coombs Building, Room 3110

Qualification:

Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences, Honours, First Class (University of New South Wales) Bachelor of Science (University of New South Wales) Bachelor of Arts (University of New South Wales)

Daniel May is a PhD Candidate in the School of History. His thesis investigates the political and cultural history of Indigenous burning in Australia and the Western United States.

 

Environmental history, Australian history, History & Philosophy of Science., Indigenous History, HIstory of the American West

2018 ‘Fire in Northern California’, Stories from the field, ANU Centre for Environmental History, https://ceh.environmentalhistory-au-nz.org/stories-from-the-field/fire-in-northern-california/>
2017 (with Timothy Neale), ‘Bushfire simulators and analysis in Australia: insights into an emerging sociotechnical practice’, Environmental Hazards, Vol. 13 No. 3, pp. 200-218 https://doi.org/10.1080/17477891.2017.1410462 
2017 “Matthew J. Colloff , Flooded Forest and Desert Creek: Ecology and History of the River Red Gum, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing, 2014, 325 pp., ISBN 9 7806 4310 9193, A$69.95” [Book Review], Queensland Review, 24 (2), 325-326. https://doi.org/10.1017/qre.2017.44
2017 ‘Fire in the Environment’, Stories from the field, ANU Centre for Environmental History, http://ceh.environmentalhistory-au-nz.org/stories-from-the-field/fire-in-the-environment/>
2017 ‘Black Friday Bushfires and the Beginning of the Stretton Royal Commission’, This Month In History, ANU School of History, http://history.cass.anu.edu.au/monthinhistory/black-friday-bushfires-and-beginning-stretton-royal-commission-january-1939>
2016 ‘Taking Fire: Understandings of Indigenous Burning and Environmental Politics in Australia and the United States, 1910-2015’, Australian Policy and History, December 2016, http://aph.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Daniel-May_Policy-and-History-Publication_APH-WorkshopFINAL.pdf>

2018: #Twitterstorians101 online workshop (with Will Scates-Frances)
2018: Committee Member, Australian Historical Association Annual Conference Committee
2017-2018: Student Researcher, Hazards, culture and Indigenous communities (Bushfire & Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre)
2016 – 2018: Postgraduate Representative, Australian Historical Association (with Annemarie McLaren and Melanie Burkett)
 

Australian Postgraduate Award, Australian National University (2015-2018)

2018 Endeavour Research Fellowship, Australia Awards
2018 Visiting Scholar, Geography and Planning Department, California State University (Chico)
2016 Annual History Colloquium Travel Grant, Centre for Environmental History (ANU)
2016 Moran Award for History of Science Research, Australian Academy of Science
2015 Annual History Colloquium Travel Grant, Centre for Environmental History (ANU)
2015 Ian Langham Prize, Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science (Best Postgraduate Paper)
2015-2018 Australian Postgraduate Award/Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship
 

Bushfire & Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (Associate Student Member): 2016

American Society for Environmental History
Australian Historical Association
Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science
Australian Forest History Society
Bushfire & Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (Associate Student)
Centre for Environmental History, Australian National University
Forest History Society (USA)

HIST1214 Clash of Empires (Sessional Tutor) (Semester One 2016)

HIST2136 World at War (Sessional Tutor) (Semester Two 2017)

HIST2136 World at War (Sessional Tutor) (Semester Two 2018)

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