BA (Okanagan University College, Kelowna, BC), MA, PhD (York University, Toronto)

Ian Hesketh is a senior research fellow working with Peter Harrison on the Australian Laureate Fellowship project, Science and Secularization. Most broadly, his research considers the relationship between history, science, and religion in nineteenth-century Britain. He is currently working on a history of the evolutionary epic. In 2015 he received a UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award for his project on "Writing History in the Age of the Anthropocene."

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