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Our people in the department of history and art history...

Head of Department

Professor Takashi Shogimen

Medieval and early modern European history, history of political thought (European and East Asian)
Exchange Students Liaison Officer

Academic Staff

Dr Jane Adams

Fixed Term Lecturer

Professor Judith A Bennett

Pacific history, Environmental history, Australia's and New Zealand's relations with the Pacific Islands
Pacific Island Students' Liaison Officer

Professor Barbara Brookes

New Zealand history, women's history and the history of medicine

Professor Tom Brooking

New Zealand, American, Australian and Celtic history, environmental history
Māori Students' Liaison Officer

Dr Judith Collard

Gender Issues in Contemporary and Twentieth-Century Art; Medieval English Art; Medieval Manuscripts
Departmental Academic Subject Advisor

Dr Jane McCabe

Fixed Term Lecturer

Professor Angela McCarthy (RSL Semester Two 2017)

Scottish, Irish, and New Zealand history and migration; global, transnational and comparative migration and ethnicity; history of madness

Professor Brian Moloughney

Chinese history and Literature; comparative historiography; the Chinese diaspora

Associate Professor Mark Seymour

European history (19th-20th C), modern Italy, gender and emotions

Associate Professor John Stenhouse (RSL Semester Two 2017)

Intellectual history, religious history, and New Zealand history
Postgraduate Coordinator (MA & PhD)

Associate Professor Alex Trapeznik

Russian history, world history and public history
Departmental Academic Subject Advisor

Associate Professor Angela Wanhalla

New Zealand, Māori and Comparative indigenous history, colonial history, gender and sexuality
Ethics Officer

Associate Professor Erika Wolf (RSL Semester Two 2017)

Modern & contemporary art, visual culture, photography, and Russian culture

Teaching Associates

Dr David Bell

Japanese Art

Professor Michael Reilly - (Te Tumu - School of Maori Studies)

Representations of Indigenous Histories in New Zealand and the Pacific

Postgraduate Students

Postgraduate  Students

Emeritus Professors

Professor Erik Olssen

Professor Hilary Radner

Research Fellow

Dr Ali Clarke

University of Otago 150th Anniversary History

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Dr Mark Stocker

General Staff

Mrs Sue Lang

Department Administrator

Katherine Caderas

Administrative Assistant
Disabled Students Liaison