Emeritus Professor Martin Stuart-Fox

Emeritus Professor

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
m.stuartfox@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52620

Overview

Martin Stuart-Fox is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Queensland. After completing a BSc in evolutionary biology, he worked in PNG, Hong Kong and Laos before joining United Press International as a foreign correspondent covering the Second Indochina War. On returning to Australia he tutored and lectured in Asian history at UQ while undertaking an MA (on the rationale for an evolutionary theory of history) and PhD (developing an evolutionary theory of history). As Head of History at UQ, Professor Stuart-Fox taught courses on History, Time and Meaning, and Theory of History at the Honours level. He is currently pursuing research on evolutionary theory of history.

Research Interests

  • Emeritus Professor Martin Stuart-Fox
    Theory and philosophy of history; history of Laos; early Buddhism; history of Ideas

Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2012). Laos. Countries at the crossroads 2011: An analysis of democratic governance. (pp. 325-345) edited by Jake Dizard, Christopher Walker and Vanessa Tucker. Lanham, MD, U.S.A.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2010). Historical and cultural constraints on development in the Mekong region. Globalization and development in the Mekong economies. (pp. 169-189) edited by Suiwah Leung, Benedict Bingham and Matt Davies. Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northampton, MA, U.S.A.: Edward Elgar.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2010). Laos. Southeast Asia in a new era. (pp. 95-110) edited by Rodolfo C. Severino, Elpeth Thomson and Mark Hong. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2010). The reign of King Suriyavongsa. Van Wuysthoff and the Lan Xang Kingdom: A dutch merchant’s visit to Laos in 1641. (pp. 173-186) edited by Juliette Van Krieken-Pieters. Leiden, Netherlands: Ginkgo Publishers.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2009). Communism and the Cold War. China and Southeast Asia: The People's Republic of China and Southeast Asia. (pp. 150-192) edited by Geoffrey Wade. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2009). LAOS The Chinese Connection. Southeast Asian affairs 2009. (pp. 141-169) edited by Singh, Daljit. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2009). Laos. Regional Outlook - Southeast Asia 2010 - 2011. (pp. 33-37) edited by Michael J Montesano and Lee Poh Onn. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2009). Laos, The Asean. Regional Outlook, Southeast Asia 2009 - 2010. (pp. 27-31) edited by Ian J Storey and Lee Poh Onn. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing.

  • Stuart-Fox, M. (2008). Laos. Countries at the Crossroads 2007: A Survey of Democratic Governance. (pp. 369-392) edited by Sanha Kelly, Christopher Walker and Jake Dizard. Lanham, MD, United States: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2008). Mayoury and Pheuiphanh Ngaosrivathana and the construction of national identity in Laos. Profiles in courage: Political actors & ideas in contemporary Asia. (pp. 156-168) edited by Gloria Davies, J.V. D'Cruz and Nathan Hollier. Melbourne VIC, Australia: Australian Scholarly Publishing.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2008). Mongol expansionism. China and Southeast Asia. (pp. 365-378) edited by Geoffrey Wade. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2008). The changing world order. China and Southeast Asia. (pp. 1-15) edited by Geoffrey Wade. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2007). History. Laos. (pp. 27-45) Footscray, VIC, Australia: Lonely Planet.

  • Stuart-Fox, M. (2007). Laos. Regional outlook: Southeast Asia 2007-2008. (pp. 29-33) edited by Asad-ul Iqbal Latif and Lee Poh Onn. Singapore, Republic of Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS).

  • Stuart-Fox, M. (2007). Laos: Politics in a single-party state. Southeast Asian affairs 2007. (pp. 161-180) edited by Daljit Singh and Lorraine Carlos Salazar. Singapore, Republic of Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies: ISEAS.

  • Stuart-Fox, M. (2007). Serendipity, or discovering Lao History. Historians and Their Discipline: The Call of Southeast Asian History. (pp. 115-130) edited by N. Tarling. Malaysia: Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.

  • Stuart-Fox, M (2006). Lao Communist Revolution. Revolutionary Movements in World History from 1750 to the Present. (pp. 529-538) edited by J V Defronzo. Santa Barbara, California: ABC CLIO.

  • Stuart-Fox, M (2006). Population diversity and rice in Laos. Rice in Laos. (pp. 1-8) edited by J.M Schiller, M.B Chanphengxay, B Linquist and S Appo Rao. Philippines: International Rice Research Institute.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2003). Historiography, power and identity: History and political legitimization in Laos. Contesting visions of the Lao past: Lao historiography at the crossroads. (pp. 73-95) edited by Christopher Goscha and Soren Ivarson. Copenhagen, Denmark: NIAS Press.

  • Stuart-Fox, M. (2003). Historiography, power and identity: History and political legitimization in Laos. Contesting visions of the Lao past: Lao historiography at the crossroads. (pp. 71-95) edited by C. E. Goscha and S. Ivarsson. Copenhagen, Demark: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press.

  • Stuart-Fox, M. (2002). Evolutionary Theory of History. The Return of Science: Evolution, History, and Theory. (pp. 123-144) edited by Philip Pomper and David Gary Shaw. Maryland, USA: Rowman & Littlefield.

  • Stuart-Fox, M. (2002). On the writing of Lao history: Continuities and discontinuities. Breaking New Ground in Lao History: Essays on the Seventh to Twentieth Centuries. (pp. 1-24) edited by Mayoury Ngaosrivathana and Kennon Brazeale. Thailand: Silkworm Books.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2000). The nature and causes of revolution in Asia. Eastern Asia: An introductory history. (pp. 94-107) edited by Mackerras, C. Melbourne: Longman Cheshire.

  • Stuart-Fox, M. (1999). Laos. History. Regional Surveys of the World. The Far East and Australasia 2000. (pp. 636-642) edited by L. Daniel. London: Europa Publications.

  • Stuart-Fox, M. (1999). Laos: From Buddhist kingdom to Marxist state. Buddhism and politics in twentieth-century Asia. (pp. 153-172) edited by Ian Harris. London: Printer.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1998). Lao Studies in Australasia. New Laos, New Challenges. (pp. 183-210) Arizona: Arizona State University Press.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1996). Laos. The Asia-Australia survey 1997-97. (pp. 310-328) edited by Deborah J. McNamara and Bernie Bishop. South Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Macmillan.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1995). Laos. The Asia-Australia survey 1995-96. (pp. 280-299) edited by Russell Trood and Deborah McNamara. South Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Macmillan Education Australia.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1995). Laos: Towards subregional integration. Southeast Asian Affairs 1995. (pp. 177-195) edited by Singh, D. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1994). Human rights in Laos. Difference and tolerance: Human rights issues in Southeast Asia. (pp. 120-135) edited by Kingsbury, D and Barton, G. Geelong: Deakin University Press.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1994). Laos. The Asia-Australia Survey 1994. (pp. 182-194) edited by Russell Trood and Deborah McNamara. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Macmillan Education Australia.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1994). Les etudes sur le Laos en Australie. Les recherches en sciences humaines su le Laos. (pp. 105-122) edited by Lafont, P-B. Paris: Centre d'Histoire et Civilisations de la Peninsule Indochinoise.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1992). Indochina to 1954. Eastern Asia: An introductory history. (pp. 198-215) edited by Mackerras, C. Melbourne: Longman Cheshire.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1992). Laos 1991: On the defensive. Southeast Asian Affairs 1992. (pp. 163-180) edited by Singh, D. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1992). Political patterns in Souteast Asia. Eastern Asia: An introductory history. (pp. 94-107) edited by Mackerras, C. Melbourne: Longman Cheshire.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1992). The agony of Cambodia. Eastern Asia: An introductory history. (pp. 556-570) edited by Mackerras, C. Melbourne: Longman Cheshire.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1991). Foreign policy of the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Laos beyond the revolution. (pp. 187-208) edited by Zasloff, JJ and Unger, L. London: Macmillan.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1991). Kaysone Phomvihan and the search for Lao national unity. Kaysone Phomvihan: Son of the People. (pp. 94-107) Vientiane: Lao Institute for the Social Sciences.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1990). Lao foreign policy. The political economy of foreign policy on Southeast Asia. (pp. 273-287) edited by Wurfel, D and Burton, B. London: Macmillan.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1982). Introduction. Contemporary Laos. (pp. 1-16) edited by Martin Stuart-Fox. St Lucia, QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1982). Laos 1981: Economic prospects and problems. Southeast Asian Affairs 1982. (pp. 229-242) edited by Khanh, K. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Stuides.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1982). National Defence and Internal Security in Laos. Contemporary Laos. (pp. 220-244) edited by Stuart-Fox, Martin. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press.

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (1980). Laos: The Vietnamese connection. Southeast Asian Affairs 1980. (pp. 191-209) edited by Suryadinata, L. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Stuides.

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Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Emeritus Professor Martin Stuart-Fox is not currently available to take on new students.

Completed Supervision

  • (2009) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2009) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • () Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • () Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • () Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2005) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2005) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • () Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • () Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • (2005) Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • (2005) Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor