Associate Professor Marion Diamond

Honorary Associate Professor

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


Associate Professor Marion Diamond’s research interests include: Australian colonial history in an international context; the opium trade, and biography.

Associate Professor Diamond holds the following qualifications: BEcon(hons) (Queensland); PhD (Queensland) and is a Reader in History. She currently teaches in the areas of Australian history; European history, and history of European expansion.

Her current research projects include:

  • Colonial Merchants: Australian trade with Asia and the Pacific in the colonial period
  • the pill-pusher and the drug-dealer
  • Walter S. Davidson and his Australian network.


  • Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Economics (Honours), The University of Queensland


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