Department of History
Cameron Muir is an environmental historian with strong interests in narrative nonfiction writing, and exploring ways research can contribute to public discourse. Since 2008 he has maintained the Australian & New Zealand Environmental History Network website with Libby Robin. He also maintains the Centre for Environmental History website.
Cameron Muir has written for Griffith Review, The Guardian, Inside Story and The Canberra Times, among others. In 2013-14 he was a Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center, Munich. His book The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress (Routledge) was shortlisted in the 2015 NSW Premier’s History Awards. He helped complete Tony McMichael’s posthumous book, Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations (OUP 2017).