Lecturer in History, Australian Catholic University

Hannah is a Lecturer in History at ACU in Sydney and a member of ACU's Historical Studies Research Concentration - see https://webapps.acu.edu.au/staffdirectory/index.php?hannah-forsyth=&d=1. Her research focuses on the history of universities, the history of work and professions, histories of capitalism and settler colonialism and historical consciousness in disadvantaged communities, especially in rural Australia.

Hannah is author of the book 'A History of the Modern Australian University' published by New South https://www.newsouthbooks.com.au/books/history-of-the-modern-australian-university/


  • 2014–present
    Lecturer in Australian History, Australian Catholic University
  • 2013–2014
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University if Sydney


  • 2012 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 2007 
    University of Sydney, GradCertLS&T
  • 2004 
    University of Sydney, MA
  • 1997 
    University of Sydney, BA(Hons)