James Watson

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

Position: PhD Candidate
School and/or Centres: National Centre of Biography

Email: james.watson3@anu.edu.au

Location: Level 5, RSSS Building, 146 Ellery Cres


Master of Economics, University of Sydney

MSc Political Science and Political Economy (Distinction), London School of Economics
BA (Hons), University of Sydney

Thesis title: Acceptable Risk: Health and Safety in an Asbestos Australia

James is a PhD Candidate of the School of History. His work looks at the use of asbestos in 20th century Australia.


He is the editor of the ANU Historical Journal II.

Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Domestic Scholarship (2019)

Beauchamp Prize for History (University of Sydney, 2017)

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