Geoff Robinson is a political historian and senior lecturer in Politics at Deakin University. Before taking up an academic position he worked in higher education management and policy development and as a tutor at Monash University. His doctoral research examined the NSW Labor government of 1930-32, led by Premier Jack Lang, as an example of the limits of reformism under a capitalist economy. He has published several articles and book chapters on Australian labour history and politics and a book based on his PhD When the Labor Party Dreams was published in 2009. In 2018 he being Being Left-Wing in Australia an examination of the fate of the Australian left since the fall of European communism. He is currently completing a book on intellectuals and the Liberal Party of Australia.