Peter McPhee

Peter McPhee was appointed to a Personal Chair in History at the University of Melbourne in 1993. He has published widely on the history of modern France, most recently Robespierre: A revolutionary Life (Yale University Press, 2012); and Liberty or Death: the French Revolution (Yale University Press, 2016). He was the University’s first Provost in 2007-09 AND chaired the Board of Melbourne University Publishing 2012–17. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Academy of Social Sciences. See