Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Educator and Feminist
Lyndall Ryan was a member of the first Sydney Women's Liberation Group in 1970. In 1974 she joined the Commonwealth Public Service as a policy analyst on women's health and child care. She became an academic in 1977 and has held positions in Australian Studies and Women's Studies at Griffith and Flinders Universities and was appointed to the position of Foundation Professor of Australian Studies and Head of School of Humanities at the University of Newcastle.