Dr Benjamin T Jones is a historian, author, and social commentator based in Rockhampton. He has been a regular contributor to Independent Australia since its inception in 2010.
He has taught history and politics at several universities and currently works as Senior Lecturer, History at Central Queensland University.
Dr Jones is a recognised expert on republicanism and nationalism, and Australian social and political history. His books (as well as those co-authored) include:
This Time: Australia's Republican Past And Future
Atheism for Christians: Are there lessons for the religious world from the secular tradition?
Republicanism and Responsible Government: The Shaping Of Democracy In Australia And Canada
History In A Post-Truth World: Theory And Praxis
Project Republic: Plans and Arguments for a new Australia
Elections Matter: Ten Federal Elections That Shaped Australia
Something To Read: While The Women Of The World Pass You By