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Carey, Jane Dr

Senior Lecturer in History

  • Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

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Research Overview


  • Jane joined the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry as a Lecturer in History in 2014. Previously she held at a Monash Fellowship at Monash University and an ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Melbourne. Jane’s research ranges widely across histories of race, gender, science and reproduction in British settler societies from the mid-nineteenth century into the recent past, moving across Britain, New Zealand and North America as well as Australia. Jane has particular interests in ‘whiteness’, settler colonialism and biopolitics. Most recently she has begun to explore the place of Indigenous peoples in transnational history.


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Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Alfred Deakins Daughters: Becoming modern women in 20th Century Australia Scott-Deane, Louise
    Doctor of Philosophy Commemoration of a Nation: The Infatuation with the Anzac Centenary Dargan, Alanna
    Doctor of Philosophy A Matter of Taste: The Australian Women’s Weekly and the birth of a modern Australian food culture, 1933-1982 Samuelsson, Lauren
    Doctor of Philosophy J. T Beckett first Chief Inspector of Aborigines in the Northern Territory and Australian Settler Colonialism Tan, Leonie

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Jane joined the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry as a Lecturer in History in 2014. Previously she held at a Monash Fellowship at Monash University and an ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Melbourne. Jane’s research ranges widely across histories of race, gender, science and reproduction in British settler societies from the mid-nineteenth century into the recent past, moving across Britain, New Zealand and North America as well as Australia. Jane has particular interests in ‘whiteness’, settler colonialism and biopolitics. Most recently she has begun to explore the place of Indigenous peoples in transnational history.


Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Alfred Deakins Daughters: Becoming modern women in 20th Century Australia Scott-Deane, Louise
    Doctor of Philosophy Commemoration of a Nation: The Infatuation with the Anzac Centenary Dargan, Alanna
    Doctor of Philosophy A Matter of Taste: The Australian Women’s Weekly and the birth of a modern Australian food culture, 1933-1982 Samuelsson, Lauren
    Doctor of Philosophy J. T Beckett first Chief Inspector of Aborigines in the Northern Territory and Australian Settler Colonialism Tan, Leonie
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