Dr Meg Gurry is an academic researcher who is updating and revising her earlier work on the history of Australia-India government and diplomatic relations. She is a former lecturer in Australian foreign policy at La Trobe University where she currently serves as an honorary research associate. Her area of scholarship and academic publications focus on Australia's engagement with Asia since 1945, with particular attention to India, and her research is principally archive-based, working out of the National Australian Archives in Canberra.
Dr Gurry has also taught history and politics in a number of humanities subjects at secondary school and university level, and worked in the area of aid and community development. She has a BA and DipEd from Monash University, and a PhD in politics from La Trobe.