National identity and migration issues within national and global context including immigration and nationalism and the history and politics of race. Migration in the Asia-Pacific region, forced displacement and refugee resettlement.
Faculty Research Focus
- Chinese-Australian Migration
- Anthropology of forced displacement and refugee resettlement
- Unlocking Australia's Chinese archive: the political organisation and social experience of the Chinese Australian community, 1909-1939.
- The transnational history of the Chinese Nationalist Party.
The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.
Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.
- Australian immigration - Emeritus Richard Broome
- Australian migration - Dr Gwenda Tavan
- Dialogue, Division and Diaspora - Dr Michális Michael
- Immigration and National Identity - Dr Gwenda Tavan
- International migration - Dr Gwenda Tavan
- Involuntary and forced displacement - Dr Brooke Wilmsen
- Migrant and refugee identities - Dr Raelene Wilding
- Migration, ethnicity, transnationalism - Professor Helen Lee
- Multiculturalism - Dr Anthony Moran
- Politics of immigration - Dr Gwenda Tavan
- Social mobility and migration - Dr Xianbi Huang
- Transnational border studies - Dr Wendy Mee