Research

Professor Don DeBats, Head of Discipline

  • American politics and political science
  • Comparative Australian, Canadian and American politics
  • Nineteenth century American political history
  • American intellectual history

Dr David Palmer

  • American social, labor and business history
  • Comparative labor history
  • American society issues, especially related to race and economic class

Dr Prudence Flowers

  • Contemporary histories of the United States, particularly abortion politics
  • Second wave feminism
  • Histories of conservatisms, and broader issues of social movement activism

Associate Professor Greg Tobin (Academic Status)

  • Responses to natural disaster
  • Immigration history
  • History of the trans-Mississippi west