Director, Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH), Federation University
Professor Keir Reeves holds a chair in Australian History and is the foundation director of the Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH). He has held academic roles at Monash University as a senior research fellow and prior to that at the University of Melbourne in the former Department of History as a lecturer in public history and heritage and also as an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow. In 2013 he was a Visiting Fellow (now Life Fellow) at Clare Hall Cambridge and a Visiting Researcher at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge where he worked with the Cambridge Heritage Research Group in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology. He is also a Visiting Researcher at Ghent University, and has been a Senior Rydon Fellow and Bicentennial Fellow at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King’s College London and SOAS. He is the current historian member of the Heritage Council of Victoria where he chairs the Maritime Heritage Advisory Committee and recently joined the boards of Goldfields Tourism and the Museum of Chinese-Australian History. He has served as an expert witness on heritage hearings and supported community groups in developing cultural heritage strategies.