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1985-89 Head of Human Geography, Macquarie University

Professorial Fellow in Medical Geography, Macquarie University

1989-99 Head School of Earth Sciences, Macquarie University

1999-2000 Foundation Dean Division of Environmental Sciences, Macquarie University

2006- Emeritus Professor, Macquarie University

2007-15 Professor of Population & Security, Sydney University

Education/Academic qualification

Human Geography, BA, MA (Hons) Auckland University, PhD University of Tasmania

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Research Outputs 1970 2015

Deadly encounters: how infectious disease helped shape Australia

Curson, P., 2015, United Kingdom: Arena Books. 216 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

contagious disease
public health
social scientist
public opinion

Border conflicts in a German African colony: Jacob Morengo and the untold tragedy of Edward Presgrave

Curson, P., 2012, United Kingdom: Arena Books. 208 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Mortality patterns in the modern world

Curson, P. H., 2011, Population Geography: progress and prospect. Pacione, M. (ed.). New York: Taylor & Francis, p. 96-131 36 p. (Routledge Revivals).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Professor F.H.A.G. (Hans) Zwart (1923-2007) - Obituary

Curson, P., Apr 2008, In : New Zealand Geographer. 64, 1, p. 77-78 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

An Australian perspective of the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic

Curson, P. & McCracken, K., Jul 2006, In : New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 17, 7-8, p. 103-107 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic
Social Change