Associate Professor of History, University of California, Irvine

Dr Ian Coller's book, Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe 1798-1831, based on his PhD research, was published by The University of California Press in 2010, and was the recipient of the W.K. Hancock Award of the Australian Historical Association. He was the recipient of an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship from 2007-2011, and the AEUIFAI fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence in 2011. He is currently working on an ARC funded project on “Europe, Islam and Modernity: The French Revolution and the Muslim World 1789-1799.” He is Adjunct Senior Lecturer in History at La Trobe University.


  • 2015–present
    Associate professor of History, University of California, Irvine
  • 2011–2015
    Senior Lecturer in History, La Trobe University


  • 2006 
    University of Melbourne, PhD