Dr Rani Kerin

Dr Rani Kerin has been researching, teaching, supervising and publishing in Aboriginal history for more than a decade. She has taught Aboriginal history at flagship universities in Australia and New Zealand, and has worked as a research fellow at the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University. She has been monographs editor for Aboriginal History since 2010 and is an executive member of the Aboriginal History Board. Her specialist research area is twentieth-century Aboriginal politics, focusing on the role that activists, missionaries and anthropologists have played in campaigns for Aboriginal rights. She is an experienced researcher and writer of scholarly biographical works. In 2012 her monograph Doctor Do-Good: Charles Duguid and Aboriginal Advancement, 1930s-1960s was short listed for the Magarey Medal in biography. Rani has recently completed a commissioned history of Aboriginal child health, and is currently engaged to write a history of Indigenous education at the Monash Indigenous Centre.