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Dr Anne Rees Research only - Research Fellow, APVC Research (ASSC) Off

Anne 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. Their current research examines Australian women's transpacific careering and the impact of United States interwar immigration restriction upon white British subjects. Anne is also working on the history of the Australian economic profession and economic thought.

Anne is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the Ken Inglis Prize, an Endeavour Research Fellowship, an ANU Gender Institute Research Excellence Award, and the Serle Award for Best Postgraduate Thesis in Australian History. Anne's first monograph Travelling to Tomorrow: Australian Women and the American Century is contracted with Nebraska University Press.

Anne runs a website on Australian women's contributions to the League of Nations and the UN, entitled A Seat at the Table: Australian Women in Global Governance. This website is a joint initiative of the University of Sydney's ARC Laureate Research Program in International History and the Harvard-based UN History Project.

Prior to joining La Trobe in 2017, Anne was a Kathleen Fitzpatrick Junior Research Fellow in the Laureate Research Program in International History at the University of Sydney. Anne holds a PhD from the Australian National University and an MA from University College London, and has been a Visiting Researcher at Georgetown University.


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