Ask an Americanist: Dr Anne Rees

Dr Anne Rees is a David Myers Research Fellow in History at La Trobe University. They are a historian of Australia in the world, with particular interests in gender, modernity, mobility and whiteness. You can follow Anne on Twitter at @AnneLRees   Q: Tell us a little about your background.   History has been a passion since childhood and ‘historian’ was my career objective from … Continue reading Ask an Americanist: Dr Anne Rees

Ask an Americanist: Dr Nicholas Ferns

Dr Nicholas Ferns is a historian of international development, colonialism, and foreign aid who lectures at Monash University. His recently completed PhD thesis, “Beyond Colombo: Australian and Colonial Foreign Policy in the Age of International Development, 1945-75,” examined the ways that postwar notions of international development informed Australian policy in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. He has published widely in academic journals and The Conversation, and is … Continue reading Ask an Americanist: Dr Nicholas Ferns

Ask An Americanist: Dr Emma Hamilton

Dr Emma Hamilton is a Lecturer of History in the English Language and Foundation Studies Centre at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Her first monograph, Masculinities in American Western Films: A Hyper-Linear History, was published in 2016 and she has recently released a co-edited collection, Unbridling the Western Film Auteur. Her research interests include representation and cultural studies, especially film and history, and representations of … Continue reading Ask An Americanist: Dr Emma Hamilton