DR Jackie DICKENSON

DR Jackie DICKENSON

Positions

  • Australian history
  • History of advertising industry
  • Labour history
  • Political history

Overview

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  • Before completing her PhD in History at the University of Melbourne, Jackie worked in the advertising industry in Britain and Australia, and taught creative advertising at RMIT University (1997-2006). Her PhD thesis was published as Renegades and Rats: Betrayal and the Remaking of Radical Organisations in Britain and Australia (MUP 2006). Jackie is also the author of Trust Me: Australians and their Politicians (New South Publishing 2013) and Australian Women in Advertising in the Twentieth Century (Palgrave Macmillan 2015). Her co-written monograph (with Associate Professor Robert Crawford of UTS) titled Behind Glass Doors: The World of Australian Advertising Agencies 1959-1989 is in production and will be published by UWAP in 2016. Jackie is currently researching the role of the left in the making of the Australian consumer.   

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Additional Grant Information

  • ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship 2007-2010 University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant 2008: $16,000 University of Melbourne Team Grant 2009: $16,000 Australian Prime Ministers Centre Fellowship 2009-2010    

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2005
  • BA (Hons), University of Melbourne 2000

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