- Greek history, Greek and Roman historiography and Greek and Roman art; in particular, the reign of Alexander the Great and his Successors (Elizabeth Baynham).
- The historiography of the Late Roman Republic and the Julio-Claudian period (Jane Bellemore).
- Late eighteenth and early nineteenth century European history, and in particular the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars (Philip Dwyer).
- The history of cross-cultural relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, incorporating class and gender analyses into my examination of ‘race’ and colonialism (Victoria Haskins).
- Australian history, film and history, history of Australian education, and childhood and youth histories, encompassing gender, race, and class perspectives (Josephine May).
- The Soviet experience in the Great Patriotic War, 1941-45, with a particular emphasis on the role of Soviet women (Roger Markwick).
- African American history, with a particular emphasis on black conservatism and the civil rights movement (Michael Ondaatje).
- Australian foreign policy, US and Australian relations, Australian defence integration into Asia Pacific regions, the history of Australian Foreign Relations, atomic weapons and defence policy (Wayne Reynolds).
- Tasmanian Aboriginal identity, land rights, the return of Aboriginal remains from museums and Aboriginal political representation (Lyndall Ryan).
- International criminal law and international humanitarian and human rights law (Jackson Maogoto).
- Equity, social justice, and the potential contribution of education to building an alternative, more democratic, just and equitable world-system (Tom Griffiths).
- The history of ideas, and in particular Marc Bloch and Jack Lindsay (Neil Morpeth).
Sociology and Anthropology
- Indigenous issues and race relations in Australia (Barry Morris).