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Associate Professor, Contemporary Histories Research Group, Deakin University

Clare Corbould is an associate professor of history at Deakin University. Her expertise is in United States history with an emphasis on African American culture and on Atlantic slavery and its worldwide legacies. She is author of the award-winning Becoming African Americans: Black Public Life in Harlem (Harvard, 2009) and co-editor of Remembering the Revolution: Memory, History and Nation Making from Independence to the Civil War (Massachusetts, 2013).


  • 2018–present
    Associate Professor, Deakin University
  • 2011–2017
    Senior lecturer (continuing)/ARC Future Fellow, Monash University
  • 2010–2010
    Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney
  • 2006–2009
    Lecturer, University of Sydney
  • 2003–2006
    Associate Lecturer, University of Sydney


  • 2005 
    University of Sydney, PhD/History

Research Areas

  • North American History (210312)