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Associate Professor Lorenzo Veracini

Associate Professor


Lorenzo Veracini is Associate Professor in history and politics at Swinburne’s Institute for Social Research. His research focuses on the comparative history of colonial systems and settler colonialism.

Dr Veracini has authored publications including Israel and Settler Society (2006), Settler Colonialism: A Theoretical Overview (2010), and The Settler Colonial Present (2015). He has also co-edited the Routledge Handbook of the History of Settler Colonialism (2016) and is Editor in Chief of Settler Colonial Studies.

Research interests


PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Historical Studies - 430300

Teaching areas



Also published as: Veracini, Lorenzo; Veracini, L.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2009: Settler colonialism: a global history *; ARC Discovery Projects Scheme

* Chief Investigator

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