Hello fellow Early Career Researchers,

This blog was started specifically for AHA Early Career Researchers to discuss the key issues facing us all today. If you would like to join in the discussion further and share your experiences and/or seek advice, you can follow us on Twitter @AHA_ECRs or follow our AHA ECR Facebook GroupIf you would like to learn more about the Australian Historical Association and become a member you can visit https://www.theaha.org.au/.

Current representative, 2018–2020: André Brett

André received his PhD from the University of Melbourne and is currently based at the University of Wollongong as a Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow in History. He is located within that university’s School of Humanities and Social Inquiry, and is a member of its Centre for Colonial and Settler Studies. His research encompasses Australian and New Zealand colonial history across political, economic, environmental, and transport themes. He has also published on higher education history and policy.

André was elected to the Australian Historical Association executive committee in July 2018 for a two-year term as the Early Career Researcher representative. Before he became the ECR representative, he contributed a Q&A to this blog in 2017.

Past Early Career Researcher representatives

2016–2018: Carolyn Holbrook and Margaret (Meggie) Hutchison
2014–2016: Catherine Bishop and Ruth A. Morgan