Our Editorial Team

Margy Burn

as formerly Assistant Director-General, Australian Collections & Reader Services at the National Library. She earlier headed Australian research collections at the State Library of New South Wales, the State Library of South Australia and the University of Adelaide. Margy has served on the Management Committee for the Australian Women’s Archives Program since 2001. She has written a number of biographical entries on Australian women and is a member of the ACT Working Party for the Australian Dictionary of Biography.

Kathryn Dan

is responsible for the nationally significant Noel Butlin Archives Centre at the Australian National University. The Archives makes available for research the records of Australian business and labour, the Pacific Research Archive, the National AIDS Archive Collection and historical records of the Australian National University. Kathryn has led archives and information management programs at Monash University, University of Melbourne and ANU as well as working at several national collecting institutions.

David Goodman

is a professor of History at the University of Melbourne, where he is also currently Director of the Faculty of Arts Digital Studio.

Dr Nikki Henningham

is a professional historian who has been researching the stories of Australian women in history all her professional life. A past editor of the Australian Women’s Register, Nikki has written over one thousand entries for the Register. She is an experienced oral history practitioner and has recorded over 200 interviews for the National Library. She is a member of the Victoria Police Yoorook Justice Commission Response Taskforce, conducting archival research to support that organisation’s commitment to truth-telling about its role in the ongoing disadvantage experienced by Victorian First People.

Ann-Mari Jordens

is an historian and the author of four books and many articles on Australian immigration, citizenship, war and society. She holds post-graduate degrees from Sydney and Melbourne Universities and has worked for the Australian Dictionary of Biography; the English and History departments at the Duntroon Campus of UNSW; the Australian War Memorial‘s Official History of Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam war and the Commonwealth Department of Immigration. She has recorded over 120 oral history interviews for the National Library; written text for numerous interpretative signs for the ACT Heritage Unit and biographical entries for the Australian Women’s Register.

Dr Louise Moran

had a distinguished career as a university administrator and distance educator in Australia, Canada and Sweden; she then spent a decade consulting to universities, educational systems and governments in Australia and overseas. An historian who has published widely, she has served on the Management Committee for the Australian Women’s Archives Program since 2008 and has written several biographical entries for the Australian Women’s Register.

Dr Roslyn Russell

is an historian, editor and museum consultant. She holds Bachelor and Masters degrees in History from the University of Sydney, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Cultural Heritage Management) from the University of Canberra, and a PhD in English from the University of New South Wales. She has written 15 books and was the long-serving Chair of the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee.

Dr Maggie Shapley

was previously the University Archivist at the Australian National University, with responsibility for the Noel Butlin Archives Centre, the ANU Archives, the Pacific Research Archives and University Records. She currently holds an honorary appointment as University Archivist Emerita. She has been a member of the Australian Women’s Archives Program management committee since 2003 and has researched and updated many Register entries.