Section: Overview
Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • AFL history
  • Italian migration
  • world history

Not available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

About Rob Pascoe

Robert Pascoe researches, writes and teaches History. First appointed at this University in February 1984, he served as the founding Dean of Arts for 17 years, from 1989 to 2005, and from 1998 to 2002 as the Head of St Albans Campus.

Since retiring as the Dean he has worked mostly in the fields of World History and Australian immigration history. He and Dr Chris McConville teach the popular Histories of Immigrant Australia subject, based on walking tours of Melbourne's inner suburbs.

He has supervised more than a dozen students to successful completion of their PhD, on topics such as the emergence of Macedonian national identity, the early history of the magistracy in colonial Australia, the migration of the Triestines after 1954, and the life of trade unionist Norm Gallagher.

Qualifications

  • PhD Murdoch

Key publications

Year Citation
2013 Pascoe, R. (130101). World History: World history from the seventeen-seventies : human destiny in human hands (1). Ballarat, Vic: Connor Court.
2013 Pascoe, R. (130101). World History: World history to the seventeen-seventies : people and their gods (1). Ballan, Vic: Connor Court Pub..

Year Citation
2016 Pascoe, F., & Papalia, G. (160823). Ghost Signs and the teaching of Immigrant History In Schutt, S. ;. (Ed.) (1) (pp. 205-220). New York: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies.
2013 Clerehan, R., & Pascoe, R. (130101). His Master's Voice: John Kennedy Sr and the Making of a Unified Tribe at Hawthron (pp. 11-23). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Year Citation
2016 Pascoe, R., & Papalia, G. (160702). 'A most manly and amusing game': Australian football and the frontier wars. Postcolonial Studies, 19(3), (270-290).

doi: 10.1080/13688790.2016.1278814

2015 Pascoe, R., & Papalia, G. (150501). Australian football as a construct of the frontier contact zone. Sporting Traditions, 32(1), (1-17).

Research funding for the past 5 years

Funding details for this researcher are currently unavailable.

Supervision of research students at VU

Not available to supervise research students

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Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
4 PhD Principal supervisor
2 Masters by Research Principal supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (4) Principal supervisor
Masters by Research (2) Principal supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
2 PhD Principal supervisor
2 PhD Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (2) Principal supervisor
PhD (2) Associate supervisor

Teaching activities & experience

Rob teaches in the popular Histories of Immigrant Australia subject, based on walking tours of Melbourne's inner suburbs.

Careers

Details of this Researcher's career are currently unavailable.