Carl Bridge FRHS is Professor of Australian Studies, King’s College London. He taught in the History departments at Flinders and the University of New England before his appointment to his current position in 1997. He has held visiting fellowships at Churchill College and Clare Hall, Cambridge, the National Library of Australia, and the Australian Prime Ministers Centre, Canberra. His current research falls into four areas: the history of Australian diplomacy and defence; war and society in 20th-century Australia; Australian historiography; and the history of the British world. Among his many publications are as editor of A Delicate Mission: the Wartime Diaries of R.G. Casey 1940–42 (2008) and as co-editor of The High Commissioners: Australia’s Representatives in the United Kingdom 1910–2010 (2010).