The Transnational and Global Modern History Seminar and the Triangle Global British History Seminar cordially invite you to attend a joint meeting with Prof. Marilyn Lake of the University of Melbourne.
Marilyn Lake grew up in Tasmania, where she completed her undergraduate and Master’s degrees in History. Marilyn moved to Melbourne in 1976 and enrolled in a PhD degree in History at Monash University. During that time she gave birth to two daughters, Kath and Jess. Marilyn subsequently held academic positions at Monash University, The University of Melbourne and La Trobe University, where she also served as Associate Dean Research and was appointed Charles LaTrobe Professor in History in 2010. Marilyn held Visiting Professorial Fellowships at Stockholm University, ANU, the University of Sydney, the University of Western Australia and the University of Maryland. Between 2001 and 2002 she held the Chair in Australian Studies at Harvard University. In the last ten years Marilyn has mainly been in research positions supported by two ARC Australian Professorial Fellowships.