Giselle Byrnes

Professor Giselle Byrnes is Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts at Charles Darwin University, based in Darwin, Australia. Prior to her current role, Giselle was Professor of History and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Postgraduate) at the University of Waikato. Giselle’s research has centred on settler-indigenous histories in colonial and postcolonial contexts. In 2006 she was Fulbright Visiting Professor in New Zealand Studies at Georgetown University, Washington DC, and she has served a term as National President of the New Zealand Historical Association.

Publications include

The New Oxford History of New Zealand, general editor (Oxford University Press, 2009)
The Waitangi Tribunal and New Zealand History (Oxford University Press, 2004)
Boundary Markers: Land Surveying and the Colonisation of New Zealand (Bridget Williams Books, 2001)