Associate Professor Eleanor Hancock

Associate Professor and Discipline Head of History
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 2 626 88864
+61 2 626 88879

LOCATION

Building 29 Room 207

  • ABOUT
  • PUBLICATIONS

Dr Eleanor Hancock is a graduate of the Australian National University and Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. From 1979 to 1984 she was a diplomat with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs before taking up a position as a tutor in history at the University College of the University of New South Wales from 1984 to 1988. She was lecturer and senior lecturer in European and German history at Monash University from 1988 to 2001 before returning to the University of New South Wales @ ADFA in 2001.

Current Research Interests

 

Axis campaigns in Greece 1940-1

The Prussian military tradition

Imperialism, including German models for Africa’s economic development and the inter-relationship between imperialism and National Socialist Germany 1939-1949

The legacy of National Socialism

Nigeria 1914-to the present

 

Supervision

modern European history

modern German history, especially Nazism,  and British history

some capacity to supervise in African history and more contemporary research projects on West and Southern Africa

 

 

Books

Stockings C; Hancock E, 2013, Swastika over the Acropolis, BRILL

Hancock EI, 2011, Ernst Röhm: Hitler's SA Chief of Staff, Paperback, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

Hancock EI, 2008, Ernst Rohm Hitler`s SA Chief of Staff, Original, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, USA

Book Chapters

Hancock EI; McCormack C; Kennelly R; Gilchrist J; Islam J; Northcote M; Thomson K, 2017, 'From Dream to Reality: Sustaining a Higher Education Community of Practice Beyond Initial Enthusiasm', in McDonald J; Cater-Steel A (ed.), Communities of Practice: Facilitating Social Learning in Higher Education, Springer Singapore, Singapore, pp. 599 - 622, 10.1007/978-981-10-2879-3

Hancock EI, 2012, '"They also served": Exaggerating women's role in Australia's wars', in Stockings C (ed.), Anzac's Dirty Dozen: 12 Myths of Australian Military History, edn. 1st, UNSW Press, Sydney, pp. 100 - 111

Hancock EI, 2012, 'Introduction', in The Memoirs of Ernst Röhm, Frontline Books, Barnsley

Hancock EI, 2010, 'Introduction', in The Memoirs of Ernst Röhm, edn. Original, FrontLine Publishers, London, pp. 9 - 12

Hancock EI, 2010, 'Introduction', in Hitler's Storm Troopers A History of the SA The Memoirs of Wilfred von Oven, Pen & Sword Books, Barnsley, pp. 9 - 12

Journal articles

McCormack C; Gilchrist J; Hancock E; Islam J; Kennelly R; Northcote M; Thomson K, 2017, 'The alchemy of facilitation revealed through individual stories and collective narrative', Reflective Practice, vol. 18, pp. 42 - 54, 10.1080/14623943.2016.1251407

Stockings CA; Hancock E, 2015, '‘Rethinking Allied relationships during the Greek Campaign, April 1941’, , Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 6-32.', Global War Studies, vol. 11, pp. 6 - 32, 10.5893/19498489.11.03.01

Stockings CA; hancock, 2014, 'The invasion of Greece in 1941 and the Nazi hordes that never were...', Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand), vol. 16-17, pp. 147 - 164

Hancock EI, 2013, 'Review of Peter Longerich, Heinrich Himmler', Journal of Military History, vol. 76, pp. 1271 - 1273

Hancock EI; Gilchrist J; Islam J; McCormack C; Northcote M, 2013, '‘Collaborative Mentoring - reflection on the role of TATAL in the aftershock of a HERDSA Fellowship Application’', HERDSA News, vol. 35, pp. 16 - 18

Stockings CA; Hancock EI, 2012, 'Reconsidering the Luftwaffe in Greece, 1941', Journal of Military History, vol. 76, pp. 747 - 773

Hancock EI, 2012, 'Ernst Rohm versus General Hans Kundt in Bolivia, 1929-30? The curious incident', Journal of Contemporary History, vol. 47, pp. 691 - 708, 10.1177/0022009412451287

Hancock EI, 2011, 'The Purge of the SA Reconsidered: 'An Old Putschist Trick"?', The Purge of the SA Reconsidered: 'An Old Putschist Trick"?, vol. No. 44, pp. 669 - 683

Hancock EI, 2010, 'Review of 'Martin Kitchen, Rommel's Desert War: Waging World War II in North Africa, 1941-1943', American Historical Review, vol. 115, pp. 1243 - 1244

Hancock EI, 2008, 'Diplomacy with a difference: The Commonwealth office of High Commissioner, 1880-2006', Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 62, pp. 431 - 432

Hancock EI, 2008, 'West’s infamous monster barely knowable', The Australian Weekend review, pp. 14 - 14

Hancock EI, 2005, 'Endkampf: Soldiers, civilians, and the death of the third Reich', American Historical Review, vol. 110, pp. 570 - 571

Hancock EI, 2001, 'Book Review', The Age, vol. 1, pp. 8 - 8