Alessandro Antonello is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon.

At the University of Oregon he is continuing his research into contemporary Antarctic history and international environmental history.

He recently graduated with a PhD from the School of History, Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University in Canberra. It was also at ANU that he completed his undergraduate degree in history as well as a graduate degree in museum studies and curatorship. Before undertaking his doctoral research, he held curatorial positions in the Research Centre of the Australian War Memorial.