Project Officer

Dr Naomi Parkinson

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Humanities & Languages

Naomi is a historian of the 19th century British Empire, and Manager of the Laureate Centre for History and Population. Her research specialises in histories of colonial law and governance in southern Africa, Sri Lanka, Australia and the Caribbean. Prior to her current position at UNSW, Naomi was based at the University of Cambridge (PhD, 2018; MPhil, 2013) and the University of Sydney (BA Hons, 2012).

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Doherty S; Ford L; McKenzie K; Parkinson N; Roberts D; Halliday P; Laidlaw Z; Lester A; Stern P, 2021, 'Inquiring into the corpus of empire', Journal of World History: official journal of the World History Association, 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/jwh.2021.0022
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ford L; Parkinson N, 2021, 'Legislating Liberty: Liberated Africans and the Abolition Act, 1806–1824', Slavery and Abolition, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0144039X.2021.1972641
    Journal articles | 2021
    Parkinson N; Doherty S; Ford L, 2021, 'A Commissioner’s Day: Quantitative approaches to the study of evidence in royal commissions of inquiry', Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/llc/fqab027
    Journal articles | 2019
    Gabrielle Parkinson N, 2019, 'Impersonating a Voter: Constructions of Race, and Conceptions of Subjecthood in the Franchise of Colonial New South Wales, c. 1850–1865', The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 47, pp. 652 - 675, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03086534.2019.1596204