Research in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry

SOPHI is a research intensive School in a research-intensive Faculty and University. Our ambition is to be one of the leading research centres in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Australia and in the world.

We are proud to have some of the leading scholars in the world in

We are home to over 20 ARC funded projects, boast 2 Federation Fellows, a host of University and ARC Professorial Fellows, as well as a large number of ARC and University Postdoctoral Fellows.

We offer comprehensive postgraduate training from MA to PhD, including attractive postgraduate coursework options and programs.

For more details about individual academic projects and profiles, check our Academic Staff pages.

Staff Spotlight: Dr Martin Gibbs (Archaeology)

Staff Spotlight: Prof Glenda Sluga (History)

Staff Spotlight: Dr Caroline West (Philosophy)

Staff Spotlight: Assoc Prof Kane Race (Gender and Cultural Studies)

Staff Spotlight: Professor Shane White (History)