Dr David Ress

Honorary Research Associate , Journalism, Freedom of Information law - Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education; School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences


I am a journalist who has worked in Canada, Britain, Africa and the United States


B.Arts (Hon.s) McGill University; M.A., PhD, University of New England

Research Interests

Land tenure and use, settler societies, history of ideas in economics and politics


The Plum Tree and the Lean-To: A Case Study of Native Americans in 19th Century Economic Thought, History of Economics Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, (2016) pp 33-48
Municipal Accountability in the American Age of Reform: The Gadfly at the Counter, 1870-1920 (Palgrave-MacMillan (forthcoming, 2017)


Investigative Reporters & Editors

Consultancy Interests

Journalism, Freedom of Information law