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Professor of History, The University of Western Australia

Andrea Gaynor is Professor of History at the University of Western Australia. An environmental historian, she seeks to use the contextualising and narrative power of history to inform transitions to more just and sustainable societies. She is currently researching histories of water in Australian urbanisation, nature in Australian urban modernity, and community-led land management.


  • 2021–present
    Professor, The University of Western Australia


  • 2002 
    UWA, PhD in History