Professor David Lowe FASSA joined the History Council of Victoria in May 2020, representing Deakin University, and became Deputy Chair of the Board in September 2020.
David is Chair of Contemporary History in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University, and a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge. He has published widely on the history of Australia in the world and on international history and memory, including Menzies and the Great World Struggle (1999), Australian between Empires: The Life of Percy Spender (2010), Remembering the Cold War (with Tony Joel, 2013), and Remembering Independence (with Carola Lentz, 2018). In 2015 he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
David is co-founder of the Australian Policy and History network (https://aph.org.au) and was Visiting Professor in Australian Studies at the University of Tokyo, 2019-20.