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The Australian National University

Daniel May

Position: PhD Student

School or Centre:

School of History
Australian Centre for Environmental History


Phone: 61252357

Location: HC Coombes Building, Room 3110


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.

Research Interests

Environmental history, Australian history, History & Philosophy of Science.


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

Ian Langham Prize for Best Postgraduate Presentation, Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science (2015)


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

Australian Historical Association (Student Member): 2014-16

Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science (Student Member): 2015-16

Australian Forest History Society (Student Member): 2015-16

Centre for Environmental History, ANU: 2015-16


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

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

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