Tony Joel

Associate Professor Tony Joel is the Discipline Convenor for History in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University. Courtesy of a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) research scholarship, Tony spent 18 months in Germany conducting archival and field research for his PhD during which time he was based at the University of Cologne. His two main research interests are sports history and the politics of war memory and commemoration. Along with Deakin colleague Prof. David Lowe, Tony is series editor of Routledge’s Remembering the Modern World series. Tony’s main teaching responsibilities involve chairing units on the Holocaust, sport in history, and a groundbreaking new unit on the history of Australian football. He has won multiple awards for his teaching, including at the national level as a recipient of an Award for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities and Arts in the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) in 2016.