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Our people in History

Head of Programme

Professor Mark Seymour

European history (19th–20th C), modern Italy (1860s–1970s), emotions, gender, sexuality

Academic staff

Dr Miranda Johnson

Pacific and New Zealand history, colonialism, decolonization, and postcolonialism

Professor Angela McCarthy

Scottish, Irish, and New Zealand history and migration; global, transnational and comparative migration and ethnicity; history of madness
Exchange Students Liaison Officer

Professor Brian Moloughney

Chinese history and Literature; comparative historiography; the Chinese diaspora
Academic Subject Adviser (History)

Professor Takashi Shogimen

Medieval and early modern European history, history of political thought (European and East Asian)

Dr Frances Steel

Pacific history, New Zealand history, Oceanic history, colonialism, mobilities, labour, technology, commodities

Associate Professor John Stenhouse

History of science, religious history, history of ideas, New Zealand history.

Associate Professor Alex Trapeznik

Russian history, world history and public history
Postgraduate Co-ordinator (MA and PhD)

Associate Professor Angela Wanhalla

New Zealand, Māori and Comparative indigenous history, colonial history, gender and sexuality
Māori Students’ Liaison Officer

Teaching associates

Professor Sonja Tiernan

Modern Irish history, gender and women’s history, labour and social reform movements, the history of crime and punishment
Eamon Cleary Chair of Irish Studies

Postgraduate students

Postgraduate students webpage

Emeritus Professors

Professor Judith A Bennett

Professor Barbara Brookes

Professor Tom Brooking

Professor Erik Olssen

Professor Hilary Radner  

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Dr Mark Stocker

Professional staff

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