Dr. Mark Halloran
Editor of Iconoclast
Mark Halloran was born in Kyneton, Victoria in 1977, and raised on a sheep and cattle farm on the outskirts of the township. He left school when he was 17 years old and worked first as a roustabout and then as a shearer. He has a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (BBSc) Honours and a Ph.D. in neuroscience. He has worked as a research scientist for the Australian School of Advanced Medicine at Macquarie University, Sydney, and has had his research published in several high ranking international scientific journals. He currently lives in Kyneton and works as a provisional psychologist within the local community and correctional facilities.
In the role as interviewer on the Deep Trouble Podcast, Mark created long-form conversations with professionals in their field and explored the complexity of the world and the human condition, encouraging the audience to think critically and engage in deep listening.
Collated and edited by Mark, Iconoclast is an anthology of essays by and interviews with some of the world's most prominent intellectuals on crucial social, cultural, philosophical, scientific and political issues.