Associate Professor, Politics and International Relations, La Trobe University

Dr Gwenda Tavan is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics, Media and Philosophy at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Her research interests include Australian politics, political leadership and the politics and history of immigration, citizenship and multiculturalism in Australian, global and transnational contexts. Her numerous publications include the award-winning book, The Long, Slow Death of White Australia (Scribe 2005). She is currently completing a biography of Arthur Calwell, Australia's first immigration minister.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, La Trobe University

Education

  • 2005 
    University of Melbourne, Master of Arts
  • 2003 
    La Trobe University, PhD

Research Areas

  • Migration (160303)