Associate Professor Deborah Gare

Phone: 9433 0129

Deborah Gare is an Associate Professor in the School of Arts and Sciences and leads the History program in Fremantle. She is the author or editor of several leading works, including Making Australian History: The politics of the past since 1788 (Cengage, 2008). Her research interests are, broadly, Australian, Western Australian and Empire history. In particular, Deborah is currently writing a history of women in Fremantle and a biography of Mary Ann Friend (1800-39). She was previously a Research Associate at Curtin University, a Visiting Fellow of the University of British Columbia and a Visiting Scholar at the University of Manchester. Deborah has a strong interest in teaching and learning within the Humanities and represented the Deans Council (DASSH) in the ALTC project which developed graduate standards for the discipline of History.