Ian Tyrrell is a former Scientia Professor of History at UNSW now Emeritus Professor of History at the university. Born in Brisbane, he was educated at the University of Queensland and Duke University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar and James B. Duke Fellow. He was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's History Award for Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America (2015) and True Gardens of the Gods: Californian-Australian Environmental Reform, 1860-1930 (1999).
What a pleasure to read this. It is the work of a scholar at the very topof his game.- PROFESSOR WILLIAM DEVERELL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA