Professor Tom Brooking

Professor Tom Brooking (Department of History and Art History) has published extensively on comparative rural and environmental history, New Zealand political history and the historical links between New Zealand and Scotland.

His current research focuses broadly on environmental transformations and the role of colonising peoples in those processes. More specifically, he is particularly concerned with farming and its economic, environmental and sociological consequences, as well as the response of Māori as indigenous people to those impacts.

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