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    Professor Tom Griffiths AO

Tom Griffiths AO is a historian whose books and essays have won prizes in history, science, literature, politics and journalism including the Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction, the Ernest Scott Prize for History, the Eureka Science Book Prize and the Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History. He is the author of Hunters and Collectors (1996), Forests of Ash: An Environmental History (2001) and Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica (2007). His latest book is The Art of Time Travel: Historians and their Craft (Black Inc., 2016). He is the W K Hancock Professor of History and Director of the Centre for Environmental History at the Australian National University.