HCCI people

Our team regularly produces 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 profile pages linked below.

Dr Kate Ariotti

ARC DECRA Fellow
School of Humanities and Social Science

History

Expertise: Australian history; the First World War; prisoners of war; war and society.

Dr Kit Candlin

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

History

Expertise: American History, especially colonial America; European empires; the history of violence and war.

Associate Professor Nancy Cushing

Associate Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

History

Expertise: air pollution; Australian cultural history; environmental history; food studies; heritage studies; human/animal relations; Newcastle; urban history

Dr Sacha Davis

Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

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

Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

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

Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

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

Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Ancient History

Expertise: classical reception; gender and sexuality studies; Greek and Latin literature; magic in antiquity; myth and fairytale.

Dr Effie Karageorgos

Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

History

Expertise: war history; history of psychiatry and mental illness; history of gender; history of race; South African history; Vietnamese history.

Associate Professor Hans Lukas Kieser

Associate Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

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; religion; war; World War I.

Dr Julie McIntyre

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

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.

Dr Elizabeth Roberts-Pedersen

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

History

Expertise: gender and war; history of psychiatry; war memorialisation; World War II.

Dr Timothy Stanley

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Studies of Religion

Expertise: philosophy of religion; intellectual history; history of religious ideas.

Dr Chip Van Dyk

Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

History

Expertise: food history; early modern and modern European history; economic history; business history and law.

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