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Emeritus Professor Patricia Jalland

BA (Bristol), PGCE (London), MA, PhD (Toronto), FRHistS, FASSA
Emeritus Professor of History, Research School of Social Sciences
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • British History 210305
  • Australian History (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History) 210303

Research interests

Social history of old age in Australia; social and cultural history of death, grief and mourning in Britain and Australia; history of women and the family in Britain and Australia.

Biography

CAREER 

Emeritus Professor of History, History School, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, 2013-

Professor of History (E2), History School, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, 1997-2013

Senior Research Fellow, RSSS, Australian National University, 1983-5,1991-2      

Associate Professor of History, Murdoch University, Western Australia, 1986-1996

Senior Lecturer in History, Curtin University, Western Australia, 1976-1983

Temporary Lecturer, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1975-1976

Special Lecturer in History, University College London, 1974-1975

Research Fellow in History, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, 1973-1976 (with Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Award)

Teaching Assistant, History Department, University of Toronto, 1969-1971

HONOURS

Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia since 1988

Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, UK, since 1981

AWARDS/GRANTS: ARC Discovery/Large Grants

I have been awarded five ARC Discovery Grants as sole Chief Investigator, the last two in 2007-9 and 2003-5. Each grant has led to the publication of a major book and, in one case, two books.  All my applications for ARC Discovery Grants have been successful. 

Researcher's projects

Dr John Springthorpe (1855-1933): A biography, co-authored with Professor Joy Damousi, University of Melbourne.

(John Springthorpe was a distinguished Melbourne medical doctor, and involved in many major medical issues in Australia and overseas, including an active role during WW1, especially in relation to shell shock.)




Publications

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