BA(Hons) (La Trobe), PhD (Melbourne)
History, Heritage And Archaeology

Professor Lynette Russell is Director of Monash Indigenous Centre, Monash University. Professor Russell specialises in anthropological and Indigenous history. Her current research is concerned with the development of racial thought in Australia.

  • Fellow, Royal Historical Society (London)
  • Fellow, Royal Anthropological Institute (Britain and Ireland)

Main teaching, research or administrative posts
  • 2011 - 2016: Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow, Monash Indigenous Centre
  • 2011 continuing: Adjunct Professor, Australian Centre for Indigenous History, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • 2007 - 2010: Deputy Dean of Arts, Monash University
  • 2006 - 2008: Deputy Associate Dean Research, Monash University
  • 2001 continuing: Chairof Australian Indigenous Studies, Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies, Monash University
  • 2000 - 2001: Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies, Monash University
  • 1998 - 1999: Monash University Faculty of Arts Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Historical Studies
  • 1995 - 1998: Deakin University, Institute of Koorie Education, Lecturer and Unit Chair, Heritage Studies

Member (AM) of the Order of Australia (2019)

Lynette Russell (2012), Roving Mariners: Aboriginal Whalers, in the southern oceans 1790 - 1870. New York: SUNY Press

Lynette Russell (2012), 'Remembering Places Never Visited: Connections and context in imagined and imaginary landscapes', in International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 16: 401 - 417

Lynette Russell, with Sue McKemmish, Livia Iacovino, Eric Ketelaar and Melissa Castan (2011), 'Resetting Relationships: Archives and Indigenous Human Rights in Australia', in Archives and Manuscripts, Vol 39, No 1: 107 - 144

Lynette Russell, Sue McKemmish and Shannon Faulkhead (2011), 'Dis-trust in the Archive: Reconciling Records', in Archival Science, 11: 211 - 239

Lynette Russell (2011), 'Learning from each other, Language, authority and authenticity in Kate Grenville's The Lieutenant', in Lighting Dark Places: Essays on Kate Grenville, Sue Kossew (ed). Amsterdam: Rodopi Press

Shannon Faulkhead, Jim Berg, Lynette Russell, Ross L Jones and Jason Eades (2010), Power and the Passion: Our Ancestors Return Home, Melbourne: Koori Heritage Trust Press