Researcher

Professor Craig Anthony John Stockings

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Biography

Craig Stockings is an Associate Professor of History at the University of New South Wales, Canberra and Deputy Head of the School of Humanities and Social Science. His areas of academic interest concern general and Australian military history and operational analysis. He has published a history of the army cadet movement in Australia entitled The Torch and the Sword (2007), and a study of the First Libyan Campaign in North Africa 1940-41:...view more

Craig Stockings is an Associate Professor of History at the University of New South Wales, Canberra and Deputy Head of the School of Humanities and Social Science. His areas of academic interest concern general and Australian military history and operational analysis. He has published a history of the army cadet movement in Australia entitled The Torch and the Sword (2007), and a study of the First Libyan Campaign in North Africa 1940-41: Bardia: Myth, Reality and the Heirs of Anzac (2009). He has also edited Zombie Myths of Australian Military History (2010) and Anzac’s Dirty Dozen: 12 Myths of Australian Military History (2012). In 2013 he co-authored an in depth studty of the Greek campaign - Swastika over the Acropolis: re-interpreting the Nazi Invasion of Greece in World War II; and co-edited Before the Anzac Dawn: A Military History of Australia to 1915. His most recent book, published by CUP in 2015 is an investigation of turn of the century imperial defence entitled: Britannia’s Shield: Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Hutton and Late Victorian Imperial Defence. His current research project is concerned with the INTERFET deployment to East Timor in last 1999 / early 2000.

Dr Stockings contiues to supervise a number of research students, at an MPhil, Masters and PhD level, researching a range of of Australian and international military and defence-related histocial subjects.

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Location

Building 29; Room 208

Contact

+61 2 6268 8485
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