Associate Professor Jonathan Prangnell

Associate Professor

School of Social Science
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 52887


Research Interests

  • Paradise
    Survey and excavation of an isolated late 19th century Queensland Mining Town
  • Lang Park
    Material Culture and various laboratory based studies of Victorian Burials at Lang Park


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), The University of Queensland


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Book Chapter

  • Prangnell, Jonathan and Quirk, Kate (2013). Assuming the aspect of a civilized place: methodists in paradise. In James Symonds, Anna Badcock and Jeff Oliver (Ed.), Historical archaeologies of cognition: explorations into faith, hope and charity (pp. 87-97) Sheffield, S Yorks, United Kingdom: Equinox Publishing Ltd.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Haslam, Michael, Prangnell, Jonathan, Kirkwood, Luke, McKeough, Anthony, Murphy, Adrian and Loy, Thomas H. (2003). A Lang Park mystery: Analysis of remains from a 19th century burial in Brisbane, Queensland. In: , , (1-7). . doi:10.1080/03122417.2003.11681743

  • Ulm, Sean, Westcott, Catherine, Reid, Jill, Ross, Anne, Lilley, Ian, Prangnell, Jonathan and Kirkwood, Luke (2002). Preface: Barriers, Borders, Boundaries. In: S. Ulm, C. Westcott, J. Reid, A. Ross, I. Lilley, J. Prangnell and L. Kirkwood, Tempus: Barriers, Borders, Boundaries: Proceedings of the 2001 Australian Archaeological Association Annual Conference. 2001 Australian Archaeological Association Annual Conference, Hervey Bay, QLD, (vii-viii). 6-8 December 2001.

  • Prangnell, J. M. (2000). 'The lepers were glad to get out of sight': Archaeological evidence for the use of visual and spatial elements of control of the Peel Island Lazaret. In: Archaeology, Heritage and Tourism Conference Abstracts. Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, Adelaide, (12). Novemeber, 2000.

  • Hall, Jay, O'Connor, Sue, Prangnell, Jon M. and Smith, Jim (2000). *TARDIS: Teaching archaeological research discipline in simulation. In: Effective Teaching and Learning at University: Effective Teaching Conference. Effective Teaching and Learning Conference 2000, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, (). 9 - 10 November 2000.

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision