I am a graduate of the University of Adelaide where I completed a PhD in French history. I came to UNSW, Canberra in 1988 and have taught a large number of courses in Modern, mainly European History.
The Second World War
- Occupied Europe, 1939-1945
- The Holocaust
- Vichy France
- Resistance and Collaboration
- Intellectual and history of the 1930s and 1940s
- National Identity
- Right wing thought and activist groups
- Comparative Genocide
- Liberation of the Camps
My current research project examines different perspectives on the liberation of the camps in the final stages of the European war, 1945 and I continue to write on France and issues of national identity.