Professor of History, University of Western Australia

Susan Broomhall is a historian of early modern Europe whose research explores gender, emotions, science and technologies, knowledge practices, material culture, cultural contact and the heritage of the early modern world.


  • 2009–present
    Professor of Early Modern History, The University of Western Australia

Research Areas

  • European History (Excl. British, Classical Greek And Roman) (210307)
  • Literature In French (200511)
  • British History (210305)
  • Australian History (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)


Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities