• Lyndall Ryan
  • fellow
  • Professor Lyndall Ryan FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2018
  • Section: History
  • https://www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/lyndall-ryan

  • Biography:
  • Lyndall Ryan is a pioneering and highly influential Australian historian, whose work has recast and reconceptualised the historical experiences of Aboriginal people in colonial and post-colonial contexts and on Australian history from a feminist perspective. She is recognised internationally as a leading scholar in massacre studies, particularly of colonial frontier massacre in Australia. Her major works include her ground-breaking book, Aboriginal Tasmanians (1981) and a later book based on extensive new research, entitled Tasmanian Aborigines: A History since 1803 (2012).

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