Jeremy C Martens


Jeremy Martens completed his BA (Hons) at the University of Natal, South Africa and his MA and PhD at Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada. He teaches global history; South African, African and British imperial history; and the history of race and racism. His research interests include governance in the British settler colonies; the evolution of immigration restriction legislation in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa; and race, gender and the law in nineteenth and twentieth century South Africa. He is author of Government House and Western Australian Society 1829-2010 (UWA Publishing, 2011), which was shortlisted for the 2011 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards (WA History) and received a Special Commendation, 2012 Margaret Medcalf Award.