Senior Collection Manager Australian Polar Collections
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Mark came to the Museum from the University of Adelaide in 2002, where he worked with Sir Douglas Mawson’s personal collection. He had previously worked on both recent Mawson exhibition collaborations with the Museum: Unpacking the Explorer Scientist (1996) and In the Footsteps of Sir Douglas Mawson (2001).
Polar History, specifically relating to the early- to mid-20th century.
Current Research Projects
Mawson’s Female Friendships.
Member, Australian Historical Association
Corporate membership of Museum’s Australia through the South Australian Museum
BA (Hons), Leeds University, UK (1987)
MA, Nottingham Trent University (1993)
Post-Grad Archives, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia (2002)
Current Teaching Responsibilities
Informal work with:
The Private Life of a Polar Explorer