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    Dr Ross Jones

Ross Jones was the Redmond Barry Fellow for 2016, held jointly at the State Library of Victoria and the University of Melbourne. He completed his PhD in the Education Faculty at Monash University in 2001 after teaching in secondary schools in Australia and the UK for twenty years. He also has a Masters in Educational Studies from Monash and a BA (Hons) and Dip Ed from the University of Melbourne. After completing his doctorate he taught histories of medicine, public health and biology at the University of Melbourne. From 2009-2012 he was an Australian Research Council post-doctoral researcher in the Department of History at the University of Sydney. He has published widely in the areas of the history of anatomy, eugenics, medical biography and education, including Humanity’s Mirror: 150 Years of Anatomy in Melbourne. He is also active producing history in the print, television and radio media. He is an honorary Senior Fellow in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne and an Associate at the Centre for Health Law and Society at La Trobe University.