Our team of scholars regularly produce new research knowledge on their areas of expertise as well as making it accessible to others through teaching and public engagement initiatives. Further details can be found on their University of Newcastle profile pages linked below.
Dr. Kate Ariotti - History
Expertise: Australian history; the First World War; prisoners of war; war and society.
Dr. Elizabeth Baynham - Ancient History
Expertise: cultural studies; Greek studies; historical studies.
Dr. James Bennett - History
Expertise: Australia and the Pacific; Australian history; documentary film; gender and sexuality; history, film and representation; the First World War especially film and representation; the Labour movement; war and society.
Dr. Kit Candlin - History
Expertise: American History, especially colonial America; European empires; the history of violence and war.
Associate Professor Nancy Cushing - History
Expertise: air pollution; Australian cultural history; environmental history; food studies; heritage studies; human/animal relations; Newcastle; urban history
Research profile: newcastle.edu.au/profile/nancy-cushing
Dr. Sacha Davis - History
Expertise: Germany; Habsburg; Hungary; Roma; Romania; Saxon; Transylvania; Transylvanianism; Zigeuner; diaspora; eugenics; fascism; landscape; migration; minority; nationalism; transnationalism; travel writing; travelogue; wine.
Professor Philip Dwyer - History
Expertise: biography; eighteenth-century Europe; Europe and the world; film and history; history of violence; modern European history; the French Revolution and Napoleon; the massacre in history; war memoirs; war and society.
Professor Victoria Haskins - History
Expertise: Aboriginal history; Australian history; colonialism; cross-cultural history; dance history; domestic labour; domestic service; gender history; Indigenous history (US, Asia); museum studies; women's history.
Professor Marguerite Johnson - Ancient History
Expertise: classical reception; gender and sexuality studies; Greek and Latin literature; magic in antiquity; myth and fairytale.
Associate Professor Hans-Lukas Kieser - History
Expertise: Alevilik history; Armenian history; biography; contemporary Middle East; genocide; history of Turkey; massacre; modern history; modern history of the Kurds; Ottoman Empire; political violence; violence studies; war; World War I.
Dr. Hugh Lindsay -Ancient History
Expertise: Roman imperial history; Greek and Roman historiography; Roman biography, especially Suetonius; Greek and Roman society; ancient geography; the geographer Strabo.
Dr. Julie McIntyre - History
Expertise: agriculture; Australia's Atlantic; Australian and international wine studies; environmental history; global Newcastle; histories of science; knowledge mobilities; theories of civilising processes; tourism; trans-imperial migration.
Associate Professor Wayne Reynolds - History
Expertise: Defence history; international affairs.
Professor Lyndall Ryan - History
Expertise: Aboriginal history; Australian history; Australian studies; feminist history; women's studies.
Dr. Elizabeth Roberts-Pedersen - History
Expertise: gender and war; history of psychiatry; war memorialisation; World War II.
Dr. Timothy Stanley - Studies of Religion and Head of Cluster for Historical, Cultural and Critical Inquiry
Expertise: philosophy of religion; intellectual history; history of religious ideas.