Appointment of Deputy Director

Dr Laura Rademaker, a Postdoctoral scholar at the Research Centre for Deep History, has been appointed as the Centre’s inaugural Deputy Director.

Director Ann McGrath said, “I am delighted that Laura will be taking up this new position and I look forward to working with her to further develop our new Research Centre.”

School of History Head, Professor Frank Bongiorno noted that “Laura’s appointment as Deputy Director of the Research Centre for Deep History recognises the continuing excellence of her contributions as a historian to various aspects of Deep History and Indigenous History. She will play a major role in helping Professor Ann McGrath and all members of the research group to guide the Centre through the challenging times faced by researchers and universities generally.”

Laura’s contributions to the Research Centre are well recognized, including most recently the W.K. Hancock Prize for her first book. Laura commented: “I’m looking forward to building more collaborations and expanding our interdisciplinary conversations”.