Kerrie Round received a BA(Hons) and PhD in history from the University of Adelaide. She has lectured in Australian history and heritage at the University of Adelaide and Vanderbilt University, USA. She has written and edited books and articles on South Australian history and was managing editor of The Wakefield Companion to South Australian History. In 2007 she took up a research position in the Centre for Regulation and Market Analysis, School of Business, University of South Australia. With Professor Martin Shanahan and Professor David Round she explored the slow development of trade practices legislation in Australia.