Kate Fullagar

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Kate Fullagar is a honorary professor at MQ.  She is now a professor of history at Australian Catholic University. She is a historian of the eighteenth-century world, particularly the British Empire and the many Indigenous societies it encountered. Her interest in comparative indigenous history focuses on the eastern Pacific (Polynesia), the American southeast (esp. Cherokees), and the Eora of today's Australia.  See now


Research interests

Eighteenth-Century British History, especially popular and artistic culture
Eighteenth-Century Pacific History, especially Polynesia
Eighteenth-Century Australian History, especially Bennelong
Early Atlantic History, especially southeastern North America
Comparative Indigenous History


MHIS1001 Religion, Trade, and Empire in the Pre-Modern World

MHIS2021 The Age of Revolution: Europe from the Reign of Terror to the First World War 

MHIS2001 The History of Human Rights

MHIS7000 Introduction to Modern Historiography

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Chicago

… → 2005

Award Date: 20 May 2018

MA, University of Chicago

… → 2001

BA (Hons), Australian National University

… → 1997


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