North American History
The intellectual and cultural history of the United States from the revolution to the Depression, American's war in Vietnam, the politics and popular culture of the United States from 1945 to the present, the Civil Rights movement and its historical significance and colonial and modern indigenous studies.
Faculty Research Focus
- Twentieth-century U.S. History
- Civil rights and labour history
- Native culture and identity
- Made in the USA?: The Decline of the American Manufacturing Economy, 1950-2008
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.
- Dr Anne Rees
- US social and cultural history; women and labour; - Professor Diane Kirkby
- 19th century US History - Dr Claudia Haake
- Fulbright program; US cultural diplomacy - Dr Alice Garner
- Indigenous History of the Americas (especially the removal policy in the United States) - Dr Claudia Haake
- Native American histories in the nineteenth and twentieth century - Dr Sianan Healy
- North American history - Professor Timothy Minchin