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Dr John Doyle Academic, HUSS School Operations

Dr John Doyle is an Honorary Research Associate in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at La Trobe University and an Associate of the Contemporary Histories Research Group at Deakin University, where he works with the Australian Policy and History Network. John received a PhD from La Trobe in 2017 for a thesis on the political and policy history of Australian telecommunications reform from the 1960s to 1990s, which won the Rhys Isaac Prize. He was a National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association Postgraduate Scholar in 2013-14.

John's research interests include political and policy history, government, politics and public policy, and biography. At La Trobe, he has been a postdoctoral researcher, a tutor in Australian politics, government and history, and coordinated the Victorian Parliamentary Internship program. Earlier in his career, John held regulatory/public policy and strategy roles with SingTel Optus and was a board member of the telecommunications sector's peak industry body, Communications Alliance. Before this, he was an analyst with the Office of National Assessments and Defence Signals Directorate.

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