Ruth A. Morgan is an environmental historian and historian of science with a particular focus on Australia, the British Empire, and the Indian Ocean world.

Ruth holds an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and is a Senior Research Fellow in History at Monash University. During 2017, she was based at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society at the LMU, Munich, Germany, where she held an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

Ruth is a member of the Executive Committee of the Australian Historical Association and the National Management Committee of the Australian Garden History Society. She is also Treasurer of the International Water History Association, Vice President of the International Commission on the History of Meteorology, and a member of the Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub.

She joined Monash in mid-2012 after completing her doctoral studies at The University of Western Australia in Perth.

*Three camels walking across plain, Wyndham, Western Australia, 9 April 1929; National Library of Australia