Emily Booth Dr Emily Booth was educated at the University of Adelaide and La Trobe University in Melbourne. In 1997 she was a research associate at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine in London. She gained a PhD in history from La Trobe in 2002. Since that time she has taught in a range of history courses at La Trobe, Deakin University and Melbourne University.
Emily Booth is the author of a short café guide to Melbourne and a long book on seventeenth-century English medicine, and co-editor of a collection of essays on Vasco Da Gama. She’s written a variety of articles for print media and was for some years a regular public radio broadcaster. For the past nine years she has worked for Melbourne-based independent publishing house Text Publishing, where she is currently the Sales & Marketing Director. Emily Booth lives in Melbourne with her family.