Australian National University
Tom Griffiths AO FAHA is the W K Hancock Professor of History at the Australian National University and Director of the Centre for Environmental History. He is the author of Beechworth: An Australian country town and its past (1987), Hunters and Collectors: The antiquarian imagination in Australia (1996), Forests of Ash: An environmental history (2001), Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica (2007) and Living with Fire (co-written with Christine Hansen, 2012).
His books and essays have won prizes in literature, history, science, politics and journalism, including the Eureka Science Book Prize, the Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History and the Nettie Palmer and Douglas Stewart Prizes for Non-Fiction.
His recent essay on ‘Environmental history, Australian style’ was published in Australian Historical Studies, 46/2, 2015.