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Professor Graeme Davison AO

BA, DipEd (Melbourne), BA (Oxford), PhD (ANU), FAHA

Elected: 1985

Discipline: History

Specialisation: history, urban studies, heritage, Melbourne, sociology


Professor Graeme Davison is Professor of History, Head of the School of Historical Studies and Deputy Dean, Monash University. Professor Davison's research interests include:

  • Australian urban and social history
  • the history of sociology in Britain and the United States
  • heritage and public history.


  • Graeme Davison (2004) Car Wars: How the Car Won Our Hearts and Conquered Our Cities. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • Graeme Davison (2000) The Use and Abuse of Australian History. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • (1998) The Oxford Companion to Australian History. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Graeme Davison (1993) The Unforgiving Minute: How Australia learned to tell the time. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Graeme Davison (1978) The Rise and Fall of Marvellous Melbourne. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.


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