Dr Ruth Morgan

Position: Director
School and/or Centres: Centre for Environmental History

Position: Associate Professor
School and/or Centres: School of History

Email: ruth.morgan@anu.edu.au

Phone: (02) 612 54282


BA, BEc, PhD (University of Western Australia); Graduate Certificate of Academic Practice (Monash)

Researcher profile: https://researchers.anu.edu.au/researchers/morgan-r

Website: http://www.ruthamorgan.com

Ruth is an environmental historian and historian of science with a particular focus on Australia, the British Empire, and the Indian Ocean world, living and working on the unceded lands of the Ngambri and Ngunnawal peoples.

Her research has been generously supported by the Australian Research Council, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the Rachel Carson Center for Environment & Society.

Ruth is Vice President of the International Consortium of Environmental History Organizations and Treasurer of the International Water History Association.

She was previously based at Monash University (2012-2020), and completed her doctoral studies at the University of Western Australia.

  • Environmental History
  • History of Science
  • Climate History
  • Water History
  • Environmental Humanities

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