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Sharon Crozier-De Rosa

Sharon Crozier-De Rosa is Professor in History at the University of Wollongong. Her books include Remembering Women’s Activism (with Vera Mackie 2019), Sources for the History of Emotions (with Peter Stearns and Katie Barclay 2020), On Behalf of the People of Ireland: Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Irish-Australian Diplomacy (with Jeff Brownrigg 2022), and Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash (2018). Her chapters and articles cover a range of topics from woman hate, and feminist and anti-feminist uses of history, to anger and resentment, abortion activism, and the colours of protest, and have been translated into German and French. She has chaired the prize committee for the Australian Women’s History Network (AWHN), researched for The Guardian, and has held fellowships and visiting positions at the National Library of Australia, the State Library of NSW, Australian National University and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Emotions, Berlin. An Irish migrant, she currently serves as President of the Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (ISAANZ).


  • –present
    Professor, University of Wollongong