Kerryn Higgs is an Australian writer and historian. She is currently a University Associate at the University of Tasmania and an Associate Member 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.