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About Dr Rosemary Webb

Dr Rosemary Webb BA(Melb), DipEd(Monash), MLitt(UNE), GradDipIR(UC), PhD(UNSW)
Rosemary lectured in politics and history at Southern Cross University from 2003 to 2011. As a labour
historian, her doctoral and ongoing research addressed the collaborative industrial
strategies of Sydney’s female trade union organisers and women activists in the interwar
years. She is consumed by historical and political dynamics in justice,
geography, labour and mobilisation, including the mobilisation of refugees through forced migration and diaspora.
Since 1999 she has been a member of the Editorial Board of Labour History, the journal of
the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History (ASSLH): her scholarly memberships
also include the Australian Historical Association, the Society for the Study
of Labour History (UK) , the Economic History Society (UK) and the Australian Political Studies Association.


Research Interests

Labour relations and regulation; labour history; occupational health and safety/ safety crimes; political/ human rights

Journal articles (11)

Books (1)

Theses (1)

Conference presentations (5)