Dr Geoffrey Gray

Adjunct Professor

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Professor Gray is an Affiliate Fellow in Warwick Anderson’s Laureate, Race and Ethnicity in the Global South at the University of Sydney; Adjunct Lecturer in the Strategic Centre for Defence Studies, School of Internal, Political and Strategic Studies, Australian National University, and Chief Investigator on the ARC Linkage Grant, Serving our Country: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Defence of Australia, Australian National University. Between 1996 and 2013 he was Senior Research Fellow, History, at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Studies. He has published widely on a range of topics, including whiteness studies, race and citizenship, the cattle industry in he Northern Territory, history of anthropology, biography and colonial rule and practice in Papua and New Guinea.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University
  • Master of Arts, Monash University
  • Graduate Diploma, S.Aust.
  • Diploma of Education, Monash University
  • Bachelor of Arts, PNG

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  • Munro, Doug and Gray, Geoffrey (2017). Walvin, Fitzpatrick and Rickard: three autobiographies of childhood and coming of age. In Doug Munro and John G. Reid (Ed.), Clio's lives: biographies and autobiographies of historians (pp. 39-63) Canberra, ACT, Australia: ANU Press. doi:10.22459/CL.10.2017.03

  • Gray, Geoffrey (2016). Scientific diplomacy and the establishment of an Australian Chair of Anthropology, 1914–25. In Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach (Ed.), Local knowledge, global stage (pp. 121-148) Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press.

  • Gray, Geoffrey and Munro, Doug (2014). “The Department Was in Some Disarray”: The Politics of Choosing a Successor to S. F. Nadel, 1957. In Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach (Ed.), Anthropologists and Their Traditions across National Borders (pp. 141-172) Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

  • Munro, Doug and Gray, Geoffrey (2013). Ron Crocombe and Harry Maude. In Linda Crowl, Marjorie Tuainekore Crocombe and Roderick Dixon (Ed.), Ron Crocombe: E Toa! Pacific writings to celebrate his life and work (pp. 485-503) Suva, Fiji: USP Press.

  • Gray, Geoffrey (2012). H. Ian Hogbin: 'Official advisor on native affairs'. In Geoffrey Gray, Doug Munro and Christine Winter (Ed.), Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945 (pp. 73-94) Canberra, ACT, Australia: ANU E Press.

  • Gray, Geoffrey, Munro, Doug and Winter, Christine (2012). Introduction. In Geoffrey Gray, Doug Munro and Christine Winter (Ed.), Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945 (pp. 1-27) Canberra, ACT, Australia: ANU E Press.

  • Gray, Geoffrey and Winter, Christine (2012). Part I: The Australians. In Geoffrey Gray, Doug Munro and Christine Winter (Ed.), Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945 (pp. 29-34) Canberra, Australia: ANU E Press.

  • Gray, Geoffrey, Munro, Doug and Winter, Christine (2012). Preface. In Geoffrey Gray, Doug Munro and Christine Winter (Ed.), Scholars at war: Australasian social scientists, 1939-1945 (pp. VII-VIi) Canberra, ACT, Australia: ANU E Press.

  • Gray, Geoffrey (2012). Ronald Murray Berndt: 'Work of national importance'. In Geoffrey Gray, Doug Munro and Christine Winter (Ed.), Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945 (pp. 133-148) Canberra, ACT, Australia: ANU E Press.

  • Gray, Geoffrey (2012). W. E. H. Stanner: Wasted war years. In Geoffrey Gray, Doug Munro and Christine Winter (Ed.), Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945 (pp. 95-116) Canberra, ACT, Australia: ANU E Press.

  • Gray, Geoffrey (2008). A chance to be of some use to my country : WEH Stanner during World War II. In Melinda Hinkson and Jeremy Beckett (Ed.), An Appreciation of Difference: WEH Stanner and Aboriginal Australia (pp. 27-43) Canberra, ACT, Australia: Aboriginal Studies Press.

  • Gray, Geoffrey (2008). E.W.P Chinnery : A self-made anthropologist. In Brij V. Lal and Vicki Luker (Ed.), Telling Pacific lives : Prisms of process (pp. 227-242) Canberra, ACT, Australia: ANU E Press.

  • Gray, Geoffrey (2008). Walter Edmund Roth : Royal commissioner of Western Australia, 1904. In Russell McDougall and Iain Davidson (Ed.), The Roth family, anthropology, and colonial administration (pp. 209-219) Walnut Creek, CA, United States: Left Coast Press.

  • Beckett, Jeremy and Gray, Geoffrey (2007). Hogbin, Herbert Ian Priestley (1904–1989). In Australian dictionary of biography (pp. *-*) Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Melbourne University Press.

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