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Professor of History, La Trobe University

Timothy Minchin is Professor of North American history at La Trobe University. He has published widely on twentieth-century U.S. history, including works on civil rights, labor history, and deindustrialisation. His most recent book is the award-winning America's Other Automakers: A History of the Foreign-Owned Automotive Sector in the United States (2021). Tim received his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 1996. He moved to Australia in 2004 and became a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 2009. He is currently working on a broader history of the car industry in the U.S.


  • –present
    Professor of North American History, La Trobe University, La Trobe University


  • 1996 
    Cambridge University, Ph.D.