Graydon Henning

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Graydon Henning is an economic historian from the University of New England in Australia. He is a specialist in Australian economic history with a particular interest in maritime transport, business, and mining history, 1870–1914, and in the lumber trade of the Pacific Northwest, 1890 - 1914.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Henning received a BEc. BA from the University of Adelaide and a Master of Arts degree from The University of Melbourne.[1]

Academic career[edit]

Henning taught economic history at the University of New England for thirty years before being named an honorary fellow.[2] During this time he worked as the editor of the Australian Association for Maritime History's journal The Great Circle from 1989 to 1998,[3] and was both a founding member and an honorary life member of the association.[2]

Henning served a five-year term as President of the International Commission for Maritime History from 2005 to 2010. Prior to accepting the post, he had served as the Vice-President of the commission, and had been a member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Maritime History.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c "Staff: Graydon Henning". University of New England. 12 June 2008. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c Scanlan, Jim (28 July 2005). "UNE economic historian heads International Commission". University of New England. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Great Circle: General Editors". The Australian Association for Maritime History. Retrieved 21 February 2010.