Rebe Taylor


Senior Research Fellow, College of Arts, Law and Education UTAS: Rebe Taylor took on the role as Senior Research Fellow at the College of Arts, Law and Education in April 2018. She is an award-winning historian with more than twenty years of experience researching and writing the histories of southeast Australian indigenous peoples and European settlement for academic and literary publications, web resources and museum spaces. Until early 2018, Rebe held the inaugural Coral Thomas Fellow at State Library NSW. She has also held numerous Fellowships at The University of Melbourne and Kings College London. Rebe’s most recent book, Into the Heart of Tasmania, published by Melbourne University Press, won the 2018 Tasmanian Book Prize, the 2018 Queensland Premier’s Award for history, and the inaugural Joan and Dick Family Green Award for Tasmanian History.

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