contents
 introduction
 scope
 activities
 capacities
 infrastructure
 & benefits
 participants
    dennis altman
    michelle arrow
    paul arthur
    carol bacchi
    ros bandt
    larissa behrendt
    mary besemeres
    richard broome
    chilla bulbeck
    anthony burke
    david carment
    david carter
    jock collins
    liz conor
    greg craven
    martin crotty
    denis cryle
    ann curthoys
    kate darian-smith
    lynette finch
    rae frances
    lucy frost
    stephen garton     heather goodall
    anna haebich
    dennis haskell
    anthony hassall
    jeannie herbert
    jenny hocking
    alison holland
    elizabeth jacka
    bruce johnson
    carol johnson
    mary kalantzis
    marilyn lake
    kateryna longley
    andrew mccann
    chris mcconville
    russell mcdougall
    philip mead
    clive moore
    nicole moore
    stephen muecke
    ffion murphy
    john murphy
    martin nakata
    garth nettheim
    karl neuenfeldt
    christine nicholls
    richard nile
    marguerite nolan
    wenche ommundsen
    darlene oxenham
    maureen perkins
    emily potter
    jan ryan
    kay saunders
    sean scalmer
    bruce scates
    kay schaffer
    joanne scott
    graham seal
    june senyard
    sue sheridan
    judith smart
    tom stannage
    daniela stehlik
    jenny strauss
    sian supski
    hsu-ming teo
    graham tulloch
    james walter
    richard waterhouse
    elizabeth webby
    gus worby
    clare wright

 participants: stephen garton
 Stephen Garton
Professor of History
Dean of Faculty of Arts
University of Sydney


Research Projects
2004 ARC Linkage-Infrastructure Grant CI (with T. Grifffiths, S. Macintyre, D. Carment, D. Horner, J. McCalman, P. Buckridge, J. Roe, P. Jalland, A. Mackinnon, G. Davison, C. Stannage) 'The ADB Online: A Database of National Biography' administered by ANU $376,066.

2003-7 ARC Discovery (CI with A/Prof Shane White, Dr S. Robertson, Dr G. White) 'Black Metropolis: Harlem 1915-30', $640,000

2002 University Sesqui Grant (with Fiona Cameron) 'Objects of knowledge -multidisciplinary approaches in museum collections documentation' ($13,000)

2001-3: ARC Large Grant (CI with Jill Roe and Beverley Kingston) ($272,000) 'A Supplementary Volume of the Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1770-1980'.

2001-3: ARC Spirt Grant Chief Investigator (with Fiona Cameron) ($160,000) 'Museum Controversies', Industry Partners Australian Museum, National Maritime Museum, Australian War Memorial.

2000-2001: ARC Spirt Grant Chief Investigator ($59,000) 'Themescaping Virtual Collections', Industry Partners, Vernon Systems Ltd and Powerhouse Museum.

1998-2000 - ARC Spirt Grant Associate Investigator (Dr Alison Bashford Chief Investigator $196,087) 'The History and Material Culture of Public Health in Australia', Industry Partner, Powerhouse Museum.

1997-9: ARC Large Grant ($125,000) 'Governing Problem Populations'.
Significant contributions to this research
Major areas of research have been in the history of madness, eugenics, social policy, masculinity, sexuality and return from war. Major books are:

Histories of Sexuality: Antiquity to Sexual Revolution Equinox, London (forthcoming 2004)

The Cost of War: Australians Return, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1996, pp.310.

Out of Luck: Poor Australians and Social Welfare 1788-1988 Allen and Unwin, Sydney 1990, pp.224.

Medicine and Madness: A Social History of Insanity in New South Wales 1880-1940, NSW University Press, Kensington, 1988, pp.222.
Refereed Publications in the past five years
Histories of Sexuality: Antiquity to Sexual Revolution Equinox, London (forthcoming 2004)

'Managing Mercy: African Americans, Parole and Paternalism in Georgia, 1919-1945', Journal of Social History, vol.36, no.3, 2003, 675-99.

'Changi as Television: Myth, Narrative, Film and History', Journal of Australian Studies, no. 73, 2002, 79-88.

'Contesting Enslavement: Marriage, Manhood and My Brilliant Career', Australian Literary Studies, vol.20, no.4, October 2002, 336-49.

' "How much more generally applicable are remedial words than medicines": Care of the Mentally I'll in south Australia, 1858-1884' (with Evelyn Shlolowitz), Journal of Australian Colonial history, vol.4, no.1, April 2002, 81-103.

'The Scales of Suffering: Love, Death and Victorian Masculinity', Social History, vol. 27, no. 1, January 2002, 40-58.

'Asylum Histories: Reconsidering Australia's Lunatic Past' in Catharine Coleborne and Dolly Mackinnon (eds), Madness in Australia: histories, heritage and the asylum, UQP, St Lucia, 2003, 11-21.

'Longing for War: Nostalgia and Australian Returned Soldiers After WWI', in Michael Roper, Graham Dawson, Timothy Ashplant (eds), The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration, Routledge, London, 2000, 222-39.
Ten Career-best Publications (Relevant to Project)
The Cost of War: Australians Return, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1996, pp.310.

Medicine and Madness: A Social History of Insanity in New South Wales 1880-1940, NSW University Press, Kensington, 1988, pp.222.

'Contesting Enslavement: Marriage, Manhood and My Brilliant Career', Australian Literary Studies, vol.20, no.4, October 2002, 336-49.

'The Scales of Suffering: Love, Death and Victorian Masculinity', Social History, vol. 27, no. 1, January 2002, 40-58.

'Longing for War: Nostalgia and Australian Returned Soldiers After WWI', in Michael Roper, Graham Dawson, Timothy Ashplant (eds), The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration, Routledge, London, 2000, 222-39.

'Freud versus the Rat: Understanding Shell Shock in World War I', Australian Cultural History, no.16, 1997/8, 45-59 (also published in David Walker and Michael Bennett (eds), Intellect and Emotion: Essays in Honour of Michael Roe, Deakin University Press, Geelong, 1998).

'Sound Minds and Healthy Bodies: Re-considering Eugenics in Australia 1914-1940' Australian Historical Studies, vol.26, no.103, October 1994, 163-81.

'"Feed him to the sharks": the Graeme Thorne kidnapping' Australian Cultural History, No.12, 1993, 29-42.

'The "Tyranny" of Doctors: The Citizen's Liberty League in New South Wales, 1920-1939' Australian Historical Studies, Vol.24, No.97, October 1991, 340-58.

'Sir Charles Mackellar: Psychiatry, Eugenics and Child Welfare in New South Wales 1900-1914' Historical Studies Vol.22, No.86, 1986, 21-34.
Other Evidence of Impact and Contributions to the Field
Fellow of both Academy of Social Sciences and Academy of Humanities, frequent invitations to give conference papers both here and overseas and frequent citation of major articles and books in many publications (especially in the area of eugenics, madness and returned soldiers).

He is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian Historical Society.
Research supervisions
Completed and Submitted theses

Mark Staniforth 'Passenger Travel to Australia 1838-88'(MA - 1993)

Morris Graham 'A.B. Piddington' (1993)

Erik Eklund 'Space and Locality at Port Kembla 1900-50' (1995)

Leonora Ritter 'William and Mary Windeyer' (1995)

Samantha Frappell (co-supervisor) 'Religion in NSW 1950-70' (1995)

John Pomeroy 'Morale in Sydney in World War II' (1996)

Ian Hoskins 'Public Space in Sydney 1820-1940'(1996)

Fiona Skyring 'Riots Against Disloyalty 1918-20' (1997)

Chris Mead 'Education in 19thc NSW' (2000)

Mark Hearn 'John Dwyer: Radicalism and Anarchism in Sydney, 1890-1920' (2001)

Fiona Cameron 'Museums in New Zealand' (Uni of Otago) 2001

Peter Quinn 'Juvenile justice in NSW, 1905-88' (submitted 2004)



Postgraduate Research Students Being Supervised

Shino Konishi '18thc Representations of Australian Aborigines'

Colin Bale 'Australian War Grave Inscriptions 1915-30'
Postdoctoral Fellows
Fiona Cameron (APDI - 2001-4) Museum Controversies.
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