Staff profile - Greg Burgess

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Dr Greg Burgess

Position: Senior Lecturer In History
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SHSS Arts & Ed
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 522 72987 +61 3 522 72987



  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Newcastle, 1981
  • Bachelor of Letters, University of Melbourne, 1994
  • Master of Arts, University of Melbourne, 1998
  • Doctorate by Research, University of Melbourne, 2002


Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, UK.
George Rud Society, Australia

Professional activities

Honours Coordinator for the School of History, Heritage and Society. Member of the School's research committee, and on the Faculty of Arts and Education Progress and Discipline Committee


Teaching Interests

Revolutionary France; World History; Europe and the Age of Ideologies; International Migration; Honours: History, Theory and Method
Bachelor of Arts


Research interests

My research concerns the history of refugees, citizenship, belong and exclusion in modern France since the Revolution. My publications examine issues pertaining to responses to
political refugees and foreign nationals and addresses questions of policy formation, cultural identity, perceptions of nationality and national difference, and citizenship.

Research page

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