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Leigh Boucher is a Lecturer in the School of Modern History and Political Science at Macquarie University, Sydney and in 2008 he was the Leverhulme Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Research in History and Theory, Roehampton University, London. He is currently working on a monograph that examines the relationship between graduated sovereignty and suffrage in the nineteenth century British settler world.

Jane Carey holds a Monash Fellowship at Monash University, researching the racial population politics of settler colonialism. She has previously worked on whiteness in the Australian women’s movement and the history of women and science, and has published articles in Gender and History and the Women’s History Review.

Katherine Ellinghaus is a Monash Fellow in the School of Historical Studies at Monash University. Her publications include Taking Assimilation to Heart: Marriages of White Women and Indigenous Men in the United States and Australia (2006) and Blood Will Tell: Native Americans of Mixed Descent and Assimilation Policy, 1887-1946 (forthcoming).


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