Dr. Rosalind Hearder completed her PhD in History at the University of Melbourne, on the roles and experiences of Australian medical personnel in Japanese captivity during the Second World War, for which she was awarded the C.E.W Bean Prize.
She has taught at the University of Melbourne and worked at the Australian War Memorial, most recently as a member of an Australian National University-Australian War Memorial team writing the Official History of the Australian Peacekeeping and Post-Cold War Operations. She has received a number of impressive awards and grants including a Fulbright postdoctoral fellowship in 2006/07. Rosalind is currently project manager of a sport oral history project at the National Library. She lives in Canberra.