David Myers Research Fellow, La Trobe University

Anne Rees a David Myers Research Fellow at La Trobe University. She is a historian of Australia in the world, and her current research examines Australian women’s transpacific mobility and the impact of United States interwar immigration restriction upon Anglospheric relations. Prior to joining La Trobe, Anne was a Kathleen Fitzpatrick Junior Research Fellow in the Laureate Research Program in International History at the University of Sydney. She holds a PhD from the Australian National University and an MA from University College London, and has been a Visiting Researcher at Georgetown University. Her research has been published in Pacific Historical Review, Australian Historical Studies and History Compass, and she is co-editor of Transnationalism, Nationalism and Australian History (Palgrave, 2017). She also runs a website called ‘A Seat at the Table: Australian Women in Global Governance’, a joint initiate of Sydney’s Laureate Research Program in International History and the Harvard-based UN History Project.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    David Myers Research Fellow, La Trobe University
  • 2016–2016
    Kathleen Fitzpatrick Junior Research Fellow, University of Sydney

Education

  • 2016 
    Australian National University, PhD in History
  • 2011 
    University College London, Masters degree in History