Associate Professor Peter Morton

Academic Status

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Humanities
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Qualifications
BA (Hons) University of London, UK
MA (School of English & American Studies) University of Sussex, UK
PhD Flinders
Honours, awards and grants
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Inaugural Robert Colby Scholarly Book Prize for 'The Busiest Man in England'. (CUNY Graduate Center, Sept 2006).
Fellowship of Australian Writers' National Award for Local History for Fire Across the Desert (1990).
Runner-up for the Adelaide Festival Non-fiction Award for Fire Across the Desert (March 1990).
Expert for media contact
Australia
English Language
Gobbledegook
Technology
Countering Officialese and Gobbledegook
English Usage in Australia
History of Technology in Australia
History of Woomera & Maralinga
Available for contact via
Or contact the media team
+61 8 82012092
0427 398 713
Media expertise
  • Australia
  • English Language
  • Gobbledegook
  • Technology
Interests
  • Countering Officialese and Gobbledegook
  • English Usage in Australia
  • History of Technology in Australia
  • History of Woomera & Maralinga
Further information
I maintain an academic website at
https://sites.google.com/site/petermortonswebsite/

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