Portrait of Tom Heenan

Tom Heenan

Tom Heenan teaches sports studies at Monash University's National Centre for Australian Studies. He has written widely on sport, both academically and in the press. His articles have appeared in Fairfax and News Corporation publications, and he is a regular contributor to the New Daily. He has also provided comment on sporting matters for local, national and international radio and television outlets.

A historian by trade, Tom has written a biography on the radical Australian journalist Wilfred Burchett, and with David Dunstan has just completed a biographical study of Sir Donald Bradman that will be published by Routledge later this year.

He is currently writing a history of Australia's cricketing ties with South Asia, and investigating the impact of organised criminal and terror networks on South Asian and international cricket.