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Dr

Mia Martin Hobbs

Honorary
Historical And Philosophical Studies
Oral History
War and Conflict
Memory
Trauma
International History
Security Studies
history
social sciences
government & law
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Dr

Mia Martin Hobbs

 
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Primary Interest
Oral History
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Dr

Mia Martin Hobbs

 

Dr Mia Martin Hobbs is an oral historian of war and conflict. Her research interests include the Vietnam War, the War on Terror, memory, trauma, reconciliation movements, international history, and peace and security.

She teaches in the areas of modern US history and international history. She has expertise teaching ESL, historical simulations, and online pedagogy.

In December 2018, Mia completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne. Her doctoral project was a transnational oral history with Australian and American Vietnam veterans who returned to Viêt Nam after the War. She is currently undertaking a second transnational oral history project with women and minorities who served in the British, American, and Australian armed forces in the so-called War on Terror. Through a researcher residency in the Digital Studio, she is developing an interactive research mapping platform for analysis and visualization of spatial-temporal data.
Mia has published research in Australian Journal of Politics and History, presented research at national and international conferences, and written commentary for broader audiences in The Conversation and Australian Policy & History. She is a current recipient of the Contemporary Histories Research Group "History and Policy Award" and the Herbert and Valmae Freilich Project for the Study of Bigotry "ECR Small Grant".

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2020

History and Policy Award

Contemporary Histories Research Group

2019

Early Career Research Small Grant

Herbert and Valmae Freilich Project for the Study of Bigotry

2018

Early Career Researcher Mentorship Scheme

Australian Historical Association-Copyright Agency

2018

Gilbert Postdoctoral Career Development Fellowship

University of Melbourne

2018

School of Historical and Philosophical Studies Fellows’ Essay Prize

University of Melbourne

2016

Alma Hansen Scholarship

University of Melbourne

2016

Norman MacGeorge Travelling Scholarship

University of Melbourne

2015

Australian Postgraduate Award

Australian Government

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Historical And Philosophical Studies

Casual

Historical And Philosophical Studies

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne