Faculty of Education and Arts

Dr Verity Archer


Verity Archer graduated in 2006 with a PhD in History from the ANU. Her research interests include: social welfare, class, ideologies, public policy, political theory, and labour history. She is a past winner of the Australian Political Science Association PhD award, the Bob Gollan Award for Labour History (ECR), the University of Melbourne Williamson Postdoctoral Fellowship and the Search Foundation Labour History Research Grant. She has published in Australian and international peer-reviewed journals in the fields of Sociology, History, Political Science and Cultural Studies. She regularly contributes to online media sites The Conversation and ABC's The Drum.