Research Higher Degree Projects

Classics and Ancient History RHD Projects

Current Projects


Student: David Andersen

Project Title: Changing portrayals of the convivium

Principal Advisor: Dr Janette McWilliam


Student: Rachel Dowe

Project Title: Gods on the Comic Stage

Principal Advisor: Dr David Pritchard


Student: Susan Edmondson

Project Title: Beyond the Pillars of Hercules: Identity and Self-Representation in the Atlantic Ports and Harbours of Western Hispania from the Late Republic to the Third Century AD

Principal Advisor: Dr Janette McWilliam


Student: Annabel Florence

Project Title: The Public Finances of Fourth-Century BC Athens

Principal Advisor: Dr David Pritchard


Student: Stephanie Golding

Project Title: The Pietas and Virtus of Scipio Africanus: Livy's Portaryal of a soldier, statesman and visionary

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Tom Stevenson


Student: John Hajek

Project Title: Discourses on power and authority in Roman declamation

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Tom Stevenson


Student: Timothy Hamlyn

Project Title: The Emperor and Religion during the Early Principate

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Tom Stevenson


Student: Nicola Holm

Project Title: The Rhetoric of Religious Unity in the Policies of Rome’s Last Pagan Emperors: A.D. 249-363

Principal Advisor: Dr Caillan Davenport


Student: Britta Johansson

Project Title: Youth in Power: Roman Perceptions to the Youthful Roman Emperors

Principal Advisor: Dr Caillan Davenport


Student: Edward L'Orange

Project Title: Euripides and Attic Hero-Cults: Euripidean Tragedy and the Worship of Theseus, Heracles and Iphigeneia

Principal Advisor: Dr Amelia Brown


Student: Scot McPhee

Project Title: The Space of Battles: The representation of conflict and the Italian landscape in Latin Literature of the Late Republic and Early Empire

Principal Advisor: Dr Janette McWilliam


Student: John McTavish

Project Title: The Rise of Seleucus Nicator, 315-301 B.C.E.

Principal Advisor: Dr Amelia Brown


Student: Elicia Penman

Project Title: Origins of the Medieval Dragon in Greek Mythology

Principal Advisor: Professor Alastair Blanshard


Student: Charles Pry

Project Title: War on Stage: The Representation of War-making in the Tragedies of Euripides

Principal Advisor: Dr David Pritchard


Student: Catherine Smallcombe

Project Title: The Military Significance of Venus in Late Republican and Augustan Rome

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Tom Stevenson


Student: Amy Van Der Boor

Project Title: Imagining the Egyptian Goddess outside Egypt: The Hellenisation of the Representation of Isis

Principal Advisor: Dr Amelia Brown


 

Recently Completed Projects


Student: Julian Barr

Project Title: Tertullian's Rhetoric Concerning Uterine Offspring

Principal Advisor: Dr Janette McWilliam


Student: Elizabeth Boldy

Project Title: The Roman Army as it is portrayed in Tacitus' Annals

Principal Advisor: Dr Caillan Davenport


Student: Adam Brennan

Project Title: The History and Development of Ares throughout Greek religion

Principal Advisor: Dr Amelia Brown


Student: Llynneth Crawford

Project Title: An Unearthing Journey: The accuracy of aspects of Pliny the Elder's Historia Naturalis, Book XXXVII

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Tom Stevenson


Student: James Donaldson

Project Title: Judaism and Herodian Marriage Practice in the Late Second Temple Period

Principal Advisor: Dr Janette McWilliam


Student: Adam English

Project Title: The receptions of Hesiod (c. 8th century BCE) and his epic poem, Works and Days, in the commentaries of ancient and Byzantine scholiasts

Principal Advisor: Dr Amelia Brown


Student: Sally O'Grady

Project Title: The Public Image of the Later Severans: Caracalla to Alexander Severus

Principal Advisor: Dr Caillan Davenport


Student: Caitlin Prouatt

Project Title: The Role and Status of Isis in the Greek World under Roman Rule

Principal Advisor: Dr Amelia Brown


Student: Dr John Ratcliffe

Project Title: Cornelius Celsus and surgery in the first century

Principal Advisor: Dr Janette McWilliam


Student: Wesley Theobald

Project Title: The Careers of Roman Merchants and Trade-related Businessmen and the Roman Economy

Principal Advisor: Dr Janette McWilliam


Student: Kathryn White

Project Title: Attic Women and Godesses: Patriarchy, Democracy and Religion

Principal Advisor: Dr David Pritchard

Studies in Religion RHD Projects

Current Projects


Student: David Benson

Project Title: Schools, Scripture and Secularisation: A Christian Theological Argument for the Incorporation of Sacred Texts into Australian Public Education

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


Student: Michelle Cook

Project Title: Being a Covenanting and Multicultural Church? Explorations of Ecclesiology in the Uniting Church in Australia

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


Student: Rev. Helen Dick

Project Title: A qualitative study of the religious and spiritual beliefs of direct care workers in a Residential Aged Care Facility in the face of death dying and suffering in the workplace

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


Student: Anne-Marie Ellithorpe

Project Title: A Spirituality of Friendship: A Practical Theological Approach

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


Student: Jessica Garrahy

Project Title: Unbelief and Exile: Religio-Mythic Narrative Identity and Progressive Christianity in Australia

Principal Advisor: Dr Tom Aechtner


Student: Adrian Gibb

Project Title: Priest by Proxy: An examination of the symbolism of hand washing by Pontius Pilate in the Gospel of Matthew and the early apocryphal sources

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Rick Strelan


Student: Chris Gibbons

Project Title: Theory and Practice of Yoga in the Mahābhārata

Principal Advisor: Dr Adam Bowles


Student: Tim Hodgson

Project Title: Addressing Moral Injury within the Royal Australian Air Force through a Restorative Process

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


Student: Peter Jordan

Project Title: Atheism and Providence in Early Modern England

Principal Advisor: Professor Peter Harrison


Student: Simon P. Kennedy

Project Title: Depraved Origins: Sin and the Origins of Society in Early Modern Political Thought

Principal Advisor: Professor Peter Harrison


Student: Joshua Klose

Project Title: Measuring miracles in young-earth creationism

Principal Advisor: Dr Tom Aechtner


Student: Gary Krause

Project Title: Centers of Influence: failed 19th Century approach or relevant model for urban ministry today?

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


Student: Nien-Ting Lee

Project Title: The Transnational Goddess Down Under: An Exploration of the Religiosity & Diaspora of Mazu in Australia

Principal Advisor: Dr Tom Aechtner


Student: Peter Lockhart

Project Title: A critical analysis of the content of sermons preached by ministers ordained in the Uniting Church in Queensland between 2002-2012, with particular reference to key theological themes and socio-cultural issues

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


Student: Craig McBride

Project Title: The imperative for Christians to be transformed and changed through Spirit-enabled conformity to Jesus Christ, who is the total actualization of humanity's divine potential for increasing in capacity to act ethically

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Rick Strelan


Student: Lex McMillan

Project Title: Persons human and divine, and therapy

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


Student: Paloma Muñoz Gomez

Project Title: New religious ideologies and practices in the Sanskrit Mahābhārata

Principal Advisor: Dr Adam Bowles


Student: Nithyananda Nathan

Project Title: The communion of saints of the Apostles' Creed: Christian socialism of New Humanism for contemporary society

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Rick Strelan


Student: Denise Powell

Project Title: Exploring Two Lukan Parables from a Narrative Perspective: The Unjust Steward through the eyes of The Rich Man and Lazarus

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Rick Strelan


Student: Wesley Redgen

Project Title: Reconsidering the situation in Galatia in the light of Acts 13:13-14:23 and Jewish and Roman evidence

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Rick Strelan


Student: Matthew Seaman

Project Title: “To turn the world upside down”: Examining Salvationist dimensions of holiness in the Anthropocene

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


Student: Graham Stanton

Project Title: The role of the imagination in the dynamics of Bible engagement for the spiritual formation of teenagers

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


Student: Wendy Turnour

Project Title: Christian Discipleship

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Rick Strelan


Student: James Ungureanu

Project Title: Reconceptualizing the Conflict between Religion and Science

Principal Advisor: Professor Peter Harrison


Student: Jan Albert van den Berg

Project Title: Tweeting God: A practical theological analysis of theological concepts used on Twitter

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Neil Pembroke


 

Recently Completed Projects


Student: Dianne Crowther

Project Title: The development of an appropriate model of pastoral care to address the emotional and spiritual needs of persons with dementia and their caregivers, in particular, responsive to the ongoing grief associated with the dementia journey

Principal Advisor: Rev. Dr Raymond Reddicliffe


Student: Roland Lowther

Project Title: A Reformed Praxis of Living by the Spirit: A practical pneumatology for 21st century Queensland Presbyterians

Principal Advisor: Rev. Dr Raymond Reddicliffe


Student: Charles McGrath

Project Title: Swimming Against the Tide: A History of the Leadership System of the Apostolic Church of Queensland

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Rick Strelan


Student: Amana Raquib

Project Title: Maqasid Centered Islamic Ethical Theory of Technological Progress

Principal Advisor: Dr Roxanne Marcotte


Student: Sanka Wasalthilake

Project Title: The Majjhima Nikaya sub-commentary (Majjhima-nikaya-atthakatha-tika) in Sinhala script and its place in the commentarial tradition of Sri Lankan Buddhism

Principal Advisor: Dr Adam Bowles

Philosophy RHD Projects

Current Projects


Student: William Balthes

Project Title: Defending Single Case Propensity Theory and The Problem of Meta-Propensities

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Phil Dowe


Student: Kelly Beck

Project Title: The work of art in the production of ethics and freedom in the writing and philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze


Student: Riccardo Carli

Project Title: Nietzsche's challenge for creativity: perspectives on shaping the free spirit

Principal Advisor: Dr Aurelia Armstrong


Student: Catherine Carol

Project Title: Luce Irigaray: Thinking sexuate difference and the law

Principal Advisor: Dr Michelle Boulous Walker


Student: Anton Chang

Project Title: Work in Progress: a Phenomenological Ontology

Principal Advisor: Dr Michelle Boulous Walker


Student: Anthony Cupitt

Project Title: Should the batter walk? Fairness and ethical decision making in the sport of cricket

Principal Advisor: Dr Julian Lamont


Student: Katherine Diserens

Project Title: Peirce with Arendt: Judging Justifications for Beliefs about the Use of Force

Principal Advisor: Dr Gilbert Burgh


Student: Elese Dowden

Project Title: Reconciling the Impossible: Forgiveness and Grief in Rwanda, New Zealand and Australia

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze


Student: Peter Ellerton

Project Title: Thinking as Method: A pragmatist reconstruction of pedagogy in teaching for thinking

Principal Advisor: Dr Gilbert Burgh


Student: Renee England

Project Title: Emotional Agents – Reconceiving the place of emotion in agency in light of recent revisions in theorising about the self

Principal Advisor: Dr Aurelia Armstrong


Student: Ross Forgione

Project Title: The ethical and legal arguments for the abolition of advocate immunity in Australia

Principal Advisor: Dr Julian Lamont


Student: Mark Freakley

Project Title: The power and fragility of commitment

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze


Student: Alain Guillemain

Project Title: Deleuze and Rorty: A critique of representation

Principal Advisor: Dr Aurelia Armstrong


Student: Sam Harper-Russell

Project Title: Hubris: Nietzsche's Thoughts on the Abyss of Power

Principal Advisor: Dr Aurelia Armstrong


Student: Joshua Kelleher

Project Title: Causal fundamentalism, higher levels and emergence

Principal Advisor: Dr Claudio Mazzola


Student: Somayeh Khatibi Moghadam

Project Title: Community of philosophical inquiry as a practical way for peace education

Principal Advisor: Dr Gilbert Burgh


Student: David Kinkead

Project Title: Bootstrapping Democracy

Principal Advisor: Dr Gilbert Burgh


Student: Glenn Manga

Project Title: The Observer and Observed As One, A Philosophical Move From Disembodiment and Dysfunctional Action, To A Trans-Disciplinary Topocosmic Re-embodiment and Relational Action

Principal Advisor: Dr Julian Lamont


Student: Chris Mesiku

Project Title: The entanglement of theoretical physics with agency

Principal Advisor: Dr Matt Farr


Student: Liam Miller

Project Title: Video Games and Applied Ethics: Culture and Change

Principal Advisor: Dr Gilbert Burgh


Student: Adrian Moore

Project Title: The Absurd Aesthetic

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze


Student: Bryan Mukandi

Project Title: Inscribing the Ineffable: the trouble with representing others

Principal Advisor: Dr Michelle Boulous Walker


Student: George Nguyen

Project Title: The Epistemology of Manipulating the Quantum World

Principal Advisor: Dr Peter Evans


Student: Mariusz Popieluch

Project Title: Ordering the Impossible: Extending entertainability criteria in world semantics

Principal Advisor: Dr Dominic Hyde


Student: Peter Shaw

Project Title: Can scientific theories of moral cognition ground moral philosophy?

Principal Advisor: Dr Julian Lamont


Student: Sally Shrapnel

Project Title: Emergence and the Quantum to Classical transition

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Phil Dowe


Student: Simone Thornton

Project Title: Lucid Education

Principal Advisor: Dr Gilbert Burgh


Student: Alexandra Varlakov

Project Title: Information: Entropy, Complexity, and Life

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Phil Dowe


Student: Michael Vincent

Project Title: Diversity, Stability, Chronicity, and Morality

Principal Advisor: Dr Julian Lamont


Student: Roland Williamson

Project Title: A 21st Century Approach to Hegel's Science of Logic and Philosophy of Nature

Principal Advisor: Dr Aurelia Armstrong


Student: Hora Zabarjadi Sar

Project Title: Hermeneutical study of refugee identity: Hermeneutical injustice, social integrity failure and extremism

Principal Advisor: Dr Gilbert Burgh


Student: Sameema Zahra

Project Title: Woman and the Other

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze


Student: Luke Zaphir

Project Title: Reconstructing Demarchy: an anti-foundationalist account of democracy and education for a pluralistic world

Principal Advisor: Dr Gilbert Burgh


Student: Diane Zetlin

Project Title: Gender and the formation of the early modern state

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Deborah Brown


 

Recently Completed Projects


Student: Laurence Browne

Project Title: An enquiry into the nature and significance of coincidences

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Phil Dowe


Student: Zeena Elton

Project Title: Beyond Dominant Paradigms of Motherhood and the Feminine: In Search of an Alternative Western (Meta) Physics of the Feminine "Other"

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze


Student: Stephen Kemp

Project Title: The Commodification of Child Care

Principal Advisor: Dr Julian Lamont


Student: Henry Martyn Lloyd

Project Title: The Body of Sade's Philosophy

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Cryle


Student: Laura Roberts

Project Title: Luce Irigaray and the Philosophical Significance of Sexual Difference

Principal Advisor: Dr Michelle Boulous Walker


Student: Terrilyn Sweep

Project Title: Accommodating thrown being-in-the-world as a way for living-in-the-world

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze


Student: Reza Tahmasbi

Project Title: The Constitution Theory: An Evaluation

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Deborah Brown


Student: Andrew Wiltshire

Project Title: The Political Normativity of Derrida and Habermas

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze

History RHD Projects

Current Projects


Student: Safua Akeli

Project Title: Samoa 'on show': re-examining the display of people and objects from 1923 to 2007

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Clive Moore


Student: Willy Bach

Project Title: The US-led Secret War in Laos - the collaboration of Britain, Australia and New Zealand

Principal Advisor: Dr Patrick Jory


Student: Sarah Bartels

Project Title: Views and Representations of the Devil in Victorian England

Principal Advisor: Professor Philip Almond


Student: Samantha Bedggood

Project Title: Between the Wall and the Towers: Performing National Security for an Inattentive America

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chris Dixon


Student: Jane Bitomsky

Project Title: 'Pleading the Belly': A study of deviations from the seventeenth century English ideal of pregnancy

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Dolly MacKinnon


Student: Gemmia Burden

Project Title: From Dispossession to Display: The Queensland Museum's Construction of Aboriginality c. 1860-1920

Principal Advisor: Dr Geoff Ginn


Student: Dianne Byrne

Project Title: Grand Gifts – 19th Century Queensland Presentation Gold and Silver

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Spearritt


Student: William Casey

Project Title: 'She's Got Personality Plus!': Australia's female popular vocalists 1956-1986

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Spearritt


Student: Mark Cryle

Project Title: The Making of “The One Day of the Year”: the Origins of Anzac Day and the Anzac Legend to 1919

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Martin Crotty


Student: Shimon Surya de Valencia

Project Title: The role of Theater and Art in the creation of a political culture amongst Latina/os in the American Southwest

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chris Dixon


Student: Douglas Eacersall

Project Title: The Revival of Western Martial Arts in Australia, 1969-2011

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Martin Crotty


Student: Samuel Finch

Project Title: "From the Oder and the Rhine": Germans in South Australia, 1838-1914

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Andrew Bonnell


Student: Kirk Graham

Project Title: Breaking Hearts and Minds: A Cultural History of British Wartime Subversive Propaganda, 1939-1945

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Andrew Bonnell


Student: John Grimes

Project Title: Anzac Mythology

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Martin Crotty


Student: Jessica Hudepohl

Project Title: Til Death Do Us Part: Practices of Adultery and Divorce during the Merovingian period

Principal Advisor: Dr Kriston Rennie


Student: Jessica Johnson

Project Title: The impact of the Korean War on American culture as demonstrated through popular cultural representations

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chris Dixon


Student: Andrea Josipovic

Project Title: Child sexual abuse by women: a genealogical approach to the constitution of an unthinkable crime

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Cryle


Student: Susan Kellett

Project Title: The Commemoration of Memorialisation of the Australian Army Nursing Service in Stained Glass Windows

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Martin Crotty


Student: Helen McMonagle

Project Title: Sir Bruce Watson AC: a case study for Queensland’s mining industry, 1956-1991

Principal Advisor: Dr Geoff Ginn


Student: John Mills

Project Title: Whaling's contribution to Australia's colonial economies

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Spearritt


Student: Sheilagh O'Brien

Project Title: Finding Witches in ‘a world turn’d upside down’: The East Anglia Witch Trials, 1645-1648

Principal Advisor: Professor Philip Almond


Student: Michelle Pfeffer

Project Title: The Secularisation of the Soul?: Henry Layton, William Coward and Christian Materialism from 1692-1706

Principal Advisor: Professor Peter Harrison


Student: Noreen Redhead

Project Title: A political biography of Sumitro Djojohadikusumo: an assessment of his significance in the development of modern Indonesia

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chi-Kong Lai


Student: Jackie Ryan

Project Title: We'll Show the World: World Expo 88 and Brisbane's almighty struggle for a little bit of cred

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Spearritt


Student: Maree Stanley

Project Title: Social Housing in Queensland: The Role of Queensland Shelter

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Spearritt


Student: Anna Temby

Project Title: "City Improvements Are Not Made for Men Who Walk Backwards": Civic Improvement and the Social Ordering of Public Space in Late-Colonial Brisbane

Principal Advisor: Dr Geoff Ginn


Student: Onanong Thippimol

Project Title: The history of debate over Syariah law in Acehnese society from the late colonial period to the Memorandum of Understanding in 2005

Principal Advisor: Dr Patrick Jory


Student: Ian Townsend

Project Title: The Bathurst Bay Hurricane: Media, Memory, and Disaster

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Clive Moore


Student: Brendan Walsh

Project Title: The English Exorcist: John Darrell and the Elizabethan Witchcraft Controversy

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Philip Almond


Student: Chenchen Wang

Project Title: The business strategies the Chinese enterprises used to deal with economic crisis during the wartime (1937-1950)

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chi-Kong Lai


Student: Elmari Whyte

Project Title: Domestic Service in Australia, 1914-1945: A Comparison with Britain

Principal Advisor: Dr Lisa Featherstone


Student: Wing-Fai Wong

Project Title: Tung Shu and Everyday Life of Australian Chinese

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chi-Kong Lai


Student: Xiaolu Wu

Project Title: Housing and Everyday life in Chongqing During World War II

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chi-Kong Lai


Student: Yanzhe Yang

Project Title: Crusaders of Rural China: KMT, CCP and Rural-Reconstructionists in Nanjing Decade (1927-1937)

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chi-Kong Lai


Student: Chris Tzu Hsien Yuan

Project Title: Nationless and Homeless: A Soldier’s Everyday Life of Modern China, 1926-2011

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chi-Kong Lai


 

Recently Completed Projects


Student: Kate Ariotti

Project Title: Captive Anzacs: World War I Australian Prisoners of the Turks

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Martin Crotty


Student: Micheline Astley-Boden

Project Title: "God is pleased to be called a man of warre": Understanding Religious Violence in the English Civil Wars, 1642-1651

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Dolly MacKinnon


Student: Daniel Brandl-Beck

Project Title: "Berlin from Behind": a History of "Gay" Travel to Inter-War Berlin

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Clive Moore


Student: Martyn Brown

Project Title: Politics of forgetting – the New Zealand/Greek relationship: 1941-1945

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Andrew Bonnell


Student: Ruth Crocombe

Project Title: Relationship Building: Seventh-day Adventist connections with Nationalist China's political and financial elite

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chi-Kong Lai


Student: Romain Fathi

Project Title: On the other side of the mirror: Villers-Bretonneux and Australian national identity from the 25th of April 1918 to today

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Martin Crotty

Co-supervisor: Professor Guillaume Piketty (Sciences Po, Paris)


Student: Kim Hajek

Project Title: Constructing a properly scientific hypnotism in late-nineteenth-century France: A cultural and intellectual history

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Cryle


Student: Greg Hallam

Project Title: A Spirited Commissioner: Colonel Charles Evans CMG, Commissioner for Queensland Railways 1911-1918

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Spearritt


Student: Jennifer Jorm

Project Title: 'When this you see, remember me': The material culture of love in the eighteenth century

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Dolly MacKinnon


Student: Irena Larking

Project Title: Renovating the Sacred: The re-formations of the parish church in the diocese of Norwich c. 1450 - 1662

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Dolly MacKinnon & Emeritus Professor Philip Almond


Student: Alana Lewis

Project Title: Queenslander Verandahs

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Spearritt


Student: Lorraine Millard

Project Title: Sampson Perry and the House of Commons Libel 1792

Principal Advisor: Dr Geoff Ginn


Student: Tai Minh Nguyen

Project Title: The New York Times Representations of China 1949-1969: A Case Study of Media and Foreign Policy

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chris Dixon


Student: Jon Piccini

Project Title: “A whole new world”: Global connections and social movements in Australia’s Sixties

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chris Dixon


Student: Alana Piper

Project Title: In bad company: Female criminal subcultures in Brisbane and Melbourne, 1860-1920

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Clive Moore


Student:  Maria Quirk

Project Title: Designing the Modern Women: Space, Gender and Female Artistic Practice, 1880 - 1930

Principal Advisor: Dr Geoff Ginn


Student: Chris Salisbury

Project Title: The 'smart state' - building a knowledge economy in Queensland since the 1990s

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Professor Peter Spearritt


Student: Ana Stevenson

Project Title: The Woman-Slave Analogy: Rhetorical Foundations in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chris Dixon


Student: Hollie Thomas

Project Title: Bishops, giants and the idea of Rome in early Anglo-Saxon literature

Principal Advisor: Dr Kriston Rennie


Student: Kyle van Beurden

Project Title: 'No Troops but the British': Nationalism, British Historians and the Battle of Waterloo

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Andrew Bonnell


Student: Susan Yarrow

Project Title: Revisiting the 1980 intervention by the National Executive into the Queensland Branch of the Australian Labor Party, through oral history accounts of participants

Principal Advisor: Emeritus Profesor Peter Spearritt


Student: Chris Junwen Zhou

Project Title: Nationalism, Consumerism and Modernity: Modern Women in Wuxi, 1927-1937

Principal Advisor: Associate Professor Chi-Kong Lai