Kerryn Higgs is an Australian writer and historian. She is currently a University Associate at the University of Tasmania and a fellow of the Club of Rome. Higgs read Limits to Growth in 1972 and has been involved, both as an activist and researcher, with environment, social justice, and social-ecological limits issues ever since. She has also published a novel and numerous articles on environment and politics, and her latest book Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet was published in 2014. She taught history at Melbourne University, and creative writing, gender studies, and environmental studies at the University of New South Wales. She holds a Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) from the University of Tasmania.