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Professor Peggy Brock


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Adelaide, 1991.


Recent Research Grants

  • Recovering the Experience of the Indigenous Evangelist in the Expansion of Christianity During the Late Colonial Era,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Discovery Projects,  2008 - 2010,  $87,701.
  • Colonialism, Christianity and the Indigenous Evangelist: Arthur Wellington Clah, His Life and Times,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Discovery Projects,  2005 - 2009,  $96,761.
  • History, the archives and new technologies: developing the Australian women's archives project,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2008 - 2009,  $342,500.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)


  • Brock, P., Etherington, N., Griffiths, G., Van Gent, J., (2015), Indigenous Evangelists and Questions of Authority in the British Empire 1750-1940. Studies in a Christian Mission, 286, Leiden, The Netherlands, Brill, DOI: 10.1163/9789004299344.

Book Chapters

  • Brock, P., (2015), Arthur Wellington Clah, an individualist who became a Christian. Individualisierung durch christliche Mission?, 371-384, Wiesbaden, Germany, Harrassowitz Verlag.

Journal Articles

  • Brock, P., (2015), Jealous Missionaries on the Pacific Northwest Coast of Canada. Journal of Religious History, -(special), -, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia, DOI: 10.1111/1467-9809.12266.
  • Brock, P., (2012), Moveable feasts: Chronicles of "potlatching" among the Tsimshian, 1860s-1900s. Ethnohistory, 59(2), 387-405, DOI: 10.1215/00141801-1536921.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Arts,  "often Treated Harshly": Girls And Young Women In 1957 Perth.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  From Papua To Western Australia: Middleton's Implementation Of Social Assimilation Policy, 1948-1962.
  • Master of Arts (Aboriginal and Intercultural Studies),  Cast(e) Inbetween : A Mixed Descent Family's Coexistence In The West Kimberly 1944-1969
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