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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.


Dr Thomas Jessen Adams , Dr David Brophy, Associate Professor James Curran, Dr Nicholas Eckstein, Dr Andrew Fitzmaurice, Dr John Gagne, Professor Stephen Garton, Professor Chris Hilliard, Associate Professor Julia Horne, Dr Chin Jou, Dr Sophie Loy-Wilson, Dr Leah Lui-Chivizhe, Dr Cindy McCreery, Associate Professor Michael McDonnell, Professor Kirsten McKenzie, Dr Andres Rodriguez, Dr Hélène Sirantoine , Professor Glenda Sluga.

Research location

Department of History, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI)

Program type



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) 
Please see supervisor's individual entries for more supervision strengths and opportunities

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Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is 449