Department of History Academic Staff
- Thomas Adams
(Department of History and United States Studies Centre)
Political Economy, Labor, Urban Culture, Gender and Sexuality, African-American, U.S. South, U.S. West, Social Movements and Contentious Politics
- Professor Robert Aldrich
Modern European and colonial history, especially France; gay history
- Professor Warwick H. Anderson
History of science; medicine; racial thought; Pacific world
- Professor Alison Bashford
History of medicine; history and gender; late modern European; British history
- Dr David Brophy
History of Qing and Republican China, post-Mongol Eurasia; colonialism and national movements; Islam
- Professor Barbara Caine
Nineteenth and twentieth-century cultural history, emphases on Europe and Australia; women's history; biography and history; life-story writing
- Dr Kit Candlin
European, particularly British Colonial History; The Atlantic ‘World’ 1600-1850; Imperialism, especially transcolonial and transcultural history and the history of frontiers; British and European History; The history of the Colonial Americas; Slavery.
- Dr Emma Christopher
Atlantic history; transatlantic slave trade; convict transportation
- Dr Frances Clarke
Nineteenth century United States history; women's and gender history; memorialization of warfare
- Associate Professor Ivan Crozier
History of psychiatry; History of the body; History of sexuality
- Associate Professor James Curran
Australian political, cultural, intellectual and diplomatic history
- Dr Michael Davis
Indigenous/European histories and encounters; relationships between Indigenous and other knowledge systems; Indigenous knowledge; ecology and place; ethical research and protocols for Indigenous studies.
- Professor Helen Dunstan
Premodern Chinese history, economic thought and economic policy
- Dr Marco Duranti
History of Modern Europe, particularly Western Europe in the twentieth century; Transnational history; History of human rights; humanitarianism; development and genocide; History and memory
- Dr Nicholas Eckstein
Early Modern European history, late medieval and renaissance Italy, popular religion, urban history
- Associate Professor Andrew Fitzmaurice
Early Modern European history, intellectual history, colonization and expansion
- Dr John Gagné
Early modern Europe, print news, collecting, and war, local-global connections in premodernity, gender, consumerism, consumption, and food
- Professor Stephen Garton
Australian history, history of psychiatry and mental illness, eugenics, crime and punishment
- Professor Chris Hilliard
Modern British cultural and intellectual history, New Zealand history
- Dr Peter Hobbins
Animals as historical actors; History of Australasian science and medicine; Intersections between quarantine and defence; Integration of archaeology and history; Digital humanities and cliodynamics.
- Associate Professor Julia Horne
Nineteenth and twentieth century history with emphases on Australia, history of university life, students, travel and landscape
- Dr Miranda Johnson
Comparative indigenous history; settler colonial history; Australian and New Zealand history; postcolonial theory and race; legal history
- Dr Chin Jou
Twentieth-century US history; history of food and history of medicine.
- Associate Professor Judith Keene
Twentieth century European History, film and history
- Professor Iain McCalman
Eighteenth-century and early-nineteenth British and European history; Popular culture and low life; uses of media for history.
- Dr Cindy McCreery
Modern European History, British and Irish History, maritime history, visual representations.
- Associate Professor Michael McDonnell
History of the Atlantic World, Colonial and Revolutionary United States history, Native Americans.
- Associate Professor Mark McKenna
Australian history, particularly political and cultural history and Aboriginal history.
- Associate Professor Kirsten McKenzie
Australian history, colonialism, gender history, comparative colonial history.
- Associate Professor Dirk Moses
Modern European history, German history, the Holocaust, comparative genocide.
From 2011-2015 Dirk Moses will be based in the Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute in Florence.
- Dr Jayne Persian
Displaced Persons; Migration and Diaspora; Cold War history; Australian history; Memory and Commemoration; Cultural history; Jehovah’s Witnesses.
- Dr Tamson Pietsch
British and imperial history in the 19th & 20th centuries, global and transnational history, history of universities, history of the sea
- Dr Andres Rodriguez
Modern Chinese History, Republican China, Southwest China borderlands, internationalism, wartime China, history of anthropology
- Professor Penny Russell
Australian history, women's history, gender history, colonialism and biography and autobiography
- Dr Hélène Sirantoine
Medieval history, political and cultural history of Christian Spain, history of powers and their supportive ideologies, written practices of power.
- Professor Glenda Sluga
Modern European History, nationalism and gender history; international history
- Dr Julie Ann Smith
Medieval history, religious history and women's history
- Dr Blanca Tovias de Plaisted
History and Literature of the First Nations of the Great Plains (United States and Canada); Imperialism and Colonialism throughout The Americas;The History of Exploration and Colonization of the Pacific, 19th Century; The History and Literature of Revitalization Movements in the Americas.
- Dr Sarah Walsh
Latin America; Women and Gender; Public Health; History of Science; History of Medicine; History of Religion
- Professor Shane White
United States history; African American history; the history of New York City
- Dr Christine Winter
German Mixed-Race Diasporas in Southern Hemisphere Mandated Territories: Scientific theories, politics and identity transformation; 19th and 20th Century transnational European and Pacific History; German Diaspora Studies; National Socialism; Colonialism and its legacies; Scientific theories and politics of 'race'.