Dr Annmarie Reid

Research Assistant/Project Officer

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Research expertise

Dr Annmarie Reid is an oral historian and ethnographer who enjoys working in interdisciplinary teams. Her primary research interests focus on the complex ways in which people narrate their lives, tell migration stories, and describe their attachment to material objects.

Research expertise

Dr Annmarie Reid is an oral historian and ethnographer who enjoys working in interdisciplinary teams. Her primary research interests focus on the complex ways in which people narrate their lives, tell migration stories, and describe their attachment to material objects.

place Social Sciences South (207)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Annmarie Reid has enjoyed a wide-ranging career across the education and library sectors in South Australia. As a teacher, teacher-librarian, university educator, editor, researcher, and community volunteer, she has developed a unique range of skills and expertise.

After twenty years as a secondary school History teacher, Annmarie went on to work across all three South Australian universities (2006-2019). Annmarie has taught courses in Education, Australian Studies, Aboriginal Studies, Information Management, Cultural Studies, Sociology, and History in both online and face-to-face learning environments. Annmarie has also worked as a research associate and project manager in the tertiary sector.

Most recently, Annmarie has worked at Flinders University as a project officer for the South Australians in France public history project, led by Dr Romain Fathi (2017-2018), and as Assistant Editor for the History Australia journal (2016-2019).

Qualifications
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Australian Studies), University of South Australia. Degree conferred, April 2016. Thesis title: ‘Ella’s Clippy Mat: Progging the Memories of Migrants from England’s North East.’ (Oral history & migration history)
  • Master of Arts (Information Studies), University of South Australia. Awarded a High Distinction for the thesis component of the degree. Thesis title: ‘Shifting the focus from a student-centered model of service delivery to teachers as the primary client group: A narrative study of the changing role of secondary school teacher-librarians in Catholic Education SA since 2001, as described in their stories.’ (Narrative inquiry)
  • Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Management, University of South Australia.
  • Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary), South Australian College of Advanced Education.
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Adelaide (History major).
Key responsibilities

Annmarie is currently employed as the Research Assistant and Project Officer for the ARC-funded project, 'Resilient Humanitarianism: The League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 1919-1991' (DP190101171).

The four-year project will examine the League from its inception to the end of the Cold War, taking an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to the 'evolution of humanitarianism, voluntary action, and global civil society during the turbulent 20th century'.

For more information about the project, please contact Annmarie via the project email address: resilienthum@flinders.edu.au

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