Research fellow, Deakin University

Billy Griffiths is a historian and research fellow at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation. His forthcoming book, Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia, will be published by Black Inc. in 2018. He is also the author of The China Breakthrough: Whitlam in the Middle Kingdom, 1971 (Monash University Publishing 2012) and co-editor with Mike Smith of The Australian Archaeologist’s Book of Quotations (Monash University Publishing 2015). His writing has appeared in Australian Book Review, The Conversation, Griffith Review, Inside Story, New Matilda and Reading Australia.


  • 2017–present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Deakin University