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Senior Research Fellow, Monash University

Ruth Morgan is an environmental historian and historian of science with a particular focus on Australia and the British Empire.

Ruth holds an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and is a Senior Research Fellow in History. During 2017, Ruth was based in Munich, Germany at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, LMU, where she held a Humboldt Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

She joined Monash in mid-2012 after completing her doctoral studies at The University of Western Australia in Perth.

Ruth’s award-winning monograph, Running Out? Water in Western Australia, is available from UWA Publishing.


  • 2012–present
    Lecturer, Monash University