The department of History, the oldest and largest History department in Australia, has internationally recognised scholars researching and publishing in the areas of Asian history, Australian history, Medieval, Early Modern and Modern European history and United States history.
Professor Robert Aldrich, Dr Julie Ann Smith, Dr Frances M Clarke, Associate Professor James Curran, Dr Nicholas Eckstein, Dr Andrew Fitzmaurice, Professor Chris Hilliard, Associate Professor Julia Horne, Associate Professor Judith Keene, Professor Iain McCalman, Dr Cindy McCreery, Associate Professor Michael McDonnell, Associate Professor Mark McKenna, Associate Professor Kirsten McKenzie, Associate Professor Penny Russell, Professor Glenda Sluga, Professor Shane White, Professor Stephen Garton, Dr David Brophy
Research students have access to the Faculty’s Postgraduate Research Centres, and to the outstanding research collection at the Fisher Library. The department holds regular colloquia, at which staff and visiting academics present up-to-the-minute research findings and scholarly papers.
Key research areas for supervision include:
- Asian history
- Australian history
- Medieval history
- Early Modern and Modern European History
- American/ United States history
- Australian Studies
- Classics and Ancient history
- History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine
- International history (including a strand of colonial or imperial history)
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The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 449