Ian Tyrrell

Professor Ian Tyrrell

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2001
  • Section(s): History


Ian Tyrrell was editor of the Australasian Journal of American Studies (1991-96); President of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association (2002-06); and President, Alcohol and Drugs History Society (2004-06). He has been a visiting professor at the cole des Hautes tudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris; and Joyce Appleby (Visiting) Professor of United States History at the University of California, Los Angeles (Fall 2009); and served as the Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of American History in the University of Oxford for 2010-11 (the first non-American appointed); and was appointed a Professorial Fellow of the Queen’s College, Oxford.

Acknowledgement of Country

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