- 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.