Lecturer in Australian History, Monash University

Ruth Morgan is an environmental historian and historian of science with a particular focus on Australia and the British Empire.

After completing her doctoral studies at The University of Western Australia in Perth, she joined the History Department at Monash University in mid-2012. Ruth currently teaches courses in Australian history, historiography and methodology, and twentieth century world history. She also coordinates the History Honours Program.

Ruth’s first monograph, Running Out? Water in Western Australia, is available from UWA Publishing.


  • 2012–present
    Lecturer, Monash University