Judith Brett

Judith Brett is emeritus professor of politics at La Trobe University and a biographer and political historian. Her most recent book, Doing Politics: Writing on Public Life, brings together her best writing, beginning with her ground-breaking 1980s essay on Robert Menzies' Forgotten People, written when she was editor of Meanjin. Her books include Robert Menzies’ Forgotten People, The Enigmatic Mr Deakin (winner of the 2018 National Biography Award), From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage and four Quarterly Essays.