Susan Broomhall, Australian Catholic University
Susan Broomhall heads the Gender and Women's History Research Centre in the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences. Broomhall is also a fellow of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Australian Academy of the Humanities. An early modern scholar of gender and emotions, Broomhall has written a number of books, the most recent of which were Gender, Power and Identity in the Early Modern House of Orange-Nassau and Dynastic Colonialism: Gender, Materiality and the Early Modern House of Orange-Nassau. Broomhall’s contribution to the field of Soviet history, particularly the Stalinist era, has been recognised by a Mellon Foundation Distinguished Achievement Award and the American Historical Association’s Award for Scholarly Distinction.