Associate Professor, College of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University

Dr Rob Hess is an Associate Professor in the College of Sport and Exercise Science at Victoria University. He is the former president of the Australian Society for Sports History, and currently Managing Editor of the International Journal of the History of Sport. He is also an associate of Victoria University's Institute for Sport, Exercise and Active Living. In 2016 he co-authored (with Brunette Lenkic) Play On! The Hidden History of Women's Australian Rules Football (Echo, 2016).

Experience

  • 1998–present
    Associate professor, College of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University

Education

  • 2000 
    Victoria University, PhD
  • 1991 
    University of Alberta, MA

Publications

  • 2016
    Play On! The Hidden History of Women's Australian Rules Football, Echo
  • 2011
    Sport, History and Australian Culture: Passionate Pursuits, Walla Walla Press,
  • 2008
    A National Game: The History of Australian Rules Football, Penguin/Viking,

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Society for Sports History
  • British Society for Sports History
  • North American Society for Sport History