- Academic, School of History
Angela Woollacott is the Manning Clark Professor of History and the President of the Australian Historical Association. From 2004 to 2009 she was Professor of Modern History at Macquarie University. Prior to that she was a Professor of History at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Her areas of research, research supervision and teaching include white settler colonialism; Australian history; British Empire and postcolonial history; biography and political history, women’s and gender history; modernity and transnational histories.
Professor Woollacott is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and the Australian Academy of the Humanities. She has been a visiting professor at Oberlin College; a visiting scholar at Dartmouth College, the University of Melbourne, the University of Adelaide, and the University of California, Berkeley; and in 2002 she was a Visiting Fellow at the Humanities Research Centre at ANU.