Rachel and Ross Menzies
Rachel E. Menzies completed her honours degree in psychology at the University of Sydney, taking out the Dick Thompson Thesis Prize for her work on the dread of death and its relationship to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). She can regularly be heard on national radio, popular podcasts and at relevant public events such as The Festival of Death and Dying.
Ross G. Menzies completed his undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees in psychology at the University of NSW and is now a professor in the Graduate School of Health at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). He continues active research and has published nine books and more than 200 journal papers and book chapters.
Mortals: How the fear of death shaped human society is the first book from the father/daughter duo.