Portrait of Peter McPhee

Peter McPhee

Peter McPhee is a Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne, specialising in the social history of France since 1780.

McPhee has published widely on the history of modern France, most recently A Social History of France 1789-1914 (London & New York, 2004) and Living the French Revolution 1789-1799 (London & New York, 2006).

He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Academy of Social Sciences, and was awarded a Centenary Medal for services to education in 2003.

Professor McPhee was Provost of the University of Melbourne in 2007-09 and is currently writing a biography of Maximilien Robespierre.