William Rubinstein

Professor William Rubinstein

  • Post Nominals: FAHA, OAM
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 1986
  • Section(s): History


Professor Rubinstein is a former Professor of History at the University of Wales and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He has published extensively on modern British history, especially the history of elites, and on Jewish history. He is currently continuing research on wealth-holding in modern Britain, and modern Jewish history. He has recently written a number of textbooks on modern British history, a history of genocide, and a study of the richest-ever Australians.

Appointed a Medal (OAM) in the General Division of The Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday 2022 Honours List.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.