Dr Alice Garner
Dr Alice Garner brings strong archival research, oral history and digital communication skills to CVEP, where she is contributing to an ARC Linkage-funded history of trade union training in Australia. Alice has a doctorate in history as well as secondary school teaching qualifications, specialising in humanities, Revolutions and French in the Victorian secondary school and IB systems as well as LOTE curriculum coordination. She has published books in transnational educational and French history, including A Shifting Shore (Cornell University Press), which was shortlisted for the NSW General History Prize in 2005. Her most recent publication was a study, co-authored with Diane Kirkby, of the Australian-US Fulbright exchange program (Manchester University Press, 2019), which arose out of an ARC Linkage postdoctoral fellowship at La Trobe University (2009-12). Alice is also known for her work as an actor in film, television, theatre and radio, best known for her roles in the original SeaChange (ABC-TV) and the award-winning film Love and Other Catastrophes, shot on the University of Melbourne campus. She has also worked as a documentary presenter, appearing most recently on History Channel's Coast Australia television series.