Postgraduate members

Emma Bellino
Thesis title: ‘Marriage, women’s nationality, and Australia’s Asian communities in the early twentieth century’
Supervisors: Sharon Crozier-De Rosa and Kate Bagnall
Interests: women’s/gender/feminist history, marital and reproductive histories, periodical studies, Indigenous history, Australian history, histories of emotions
Email: emma_bellino@yahoo.com

Tamara Cooper
Thesis title: ‘British women missionaries, trafficking, and the protestant rescue project in Hong Kong and China, 1850–1940’
Supervisors: Julia Martinez, Frances Steel and Claire Lowrie
Interests: History of missionaries and trafficking, imperialism, women/feminist history
Email: tgc149@uowmail.edu.au

Marie Geissler
Thesis title: ‘The western reception of Arnhem Land bark painting: 1850–1990’
Interests: Indigenous art, culture and history, Australian art, Australian history, Spirituality in art, Indigenous commentary in relation to the era of the Anthropocene, Protection of Indigenous Traditional Knowledge
Supervisor: Ian McLean
Email: mariegeissler10@gmail.com

Peter Gibson
Thesis title: ‘Made in Chinatown: Australia’s Chinese Furniture Factories, 1880s – 1920s’
Supervisors: Julia Martı́nez, Jane Carey and Claire Lowrie
Interests: Chinese-Australian history, labour history, economic history, China-Australia trade history
Email: pcg33@uowmail.edu.au

Lauren Samuelsson
Thesis title: ‘A matter of taste’: The Australian Women’s Weekly and the birth of a modern Australian food culture, 1933–1983′
Supervisors: Claire Lowrie and Jane Carey
Interests: Australian cultural history, the history of food and drink
Email: lauren.samuelsson@gmail.com

Nicholas Surany
Thesis title: ‘Food and colonialism in tropical Northern Australia: a transnational history’
Supervisors: Julia Martinez and Frances Steel
Interests: History & politics, transnational history, Asia-Pacific studies, Australian-Asian relationships, cultural history
Email: ns399@uowmail.edu.au

Jodie Stewart
Thesis title: ‘Pathways into history: exploring the contemporary Aboriginal past on the Bundian Way’
Supervisor: Georgine Clarsen
Interests: Aboriginal history, settler historiography, settler colonialism, place, mobility and walking, public history
Email: jodies@uow.edu.au

Claire Wright
Thesis title: ‘Occupying the interdisciplinary space: A visualisation of Australia’s economic history field’
Supervisor: Simon Ville
Interests: Australian history, economic history, global history, intellectual history, settler colonial societies
Email: clairew@uow.edu.au