Nicholas Clements

Honorary Research Associate, University of Tasmania

Nick completed his PhD at the University of Tasmania in 2013, looking at the conflict between Aborigines and settlers on the Van Diemen's Land frontier between 1803-1842. His current research interests include, among other things, Australian contact history and the more recent history of the West Tamar district in northern Tasmania. Nick also tutors and lectures in the School of Humanities at the University of Tasmania.


  • 2007–present
    Tutor, lecturer, research assistant, in the Schools of Philosophy & School of Aboriginal Studies, University of Tasmania


  • 2013 
    University of Tasmania, PhD
  • 2007 
    University of Tasmania, Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
  • 2006 
    University of Tasmania, Bachelor of Arts


  • 2014
    The Black War: Fear, Sex and Resistance in Tasmania, UQP
  • 2013
    “Army of Sufferers”: The Experience of Tasmania’s Black Line, Journal of Australian Studies

Research Areas

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History (210301)
  • Australian History (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)