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Associate Professor Nancy Cushing

Associate Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Dr Nancy Cushing completed her PhD thesis on the history of Newcastle in 1995 and has been researching and publishing on the city ever since. In 2015, she published two books, Smoky City, A History of Air Pollution in Newcastle, New South Wales with Howard Bridgman (Hunter Press) and Radical Newcastle, co edited with Erik Eklund and team member James Bennett (NewSouth Press).

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Dr James Bennett

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Dr James Bennett

Dr James Bennett is an historian of labour also interested in film and has published several books including Making Film and Television Histories: Australia and New Zealand, co edited with Rebecca Beirne (IB Taurus, 2011).

Dr Julie McIntyre

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Dr Julie McIntyre

Dr Julie McIntyre is a regional specialist with a particular interest in histories of migration and wine growing. She is the author of the award winning First Vintage: Wine in colonial New South Wales (NewSouth Press, 2012) and co-author of a short history of Fort Scratchley. Julie is currently undertaking a Linkage project entitled “Vines, Wine and Identity: The Hunter Valley NSW and Changing Australian Taste” in partnership with the Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Association and the Newcastle Regional Museum.

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