Lecturer in History specialising in built heritage and cultural/identity politics, University of the Sunshine Coast

Amy is a Lecturer in History at the University of the Sunshine Coast. She specialises in heritage, architectural history, and cultural politics. Her PhD explored the politicisation of Scottish architecture and built heritage in the 21st century, with particular attention paid to issues such as independence, the diaspora and the historical relationship between Scotland and England. Amy is an elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries Scotland and a Full International Member of ICOMOS.

Amy currently serves as the Secretariat Officer for the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS), as well as the Australia & New Zealand ACHS Chapter Coordinator. Amy is on the Editorial Board of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ) and is an Assistant Editor of the journal Cultural History.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Lecturer in History (specialising in built heritage and cultural politics), University of the Sunshine Coast
  • 2011–2014
    Tutor in architectural history, University of Queensland
  • 2012–2014
    Tutor in architectural history, Griffith University
  • 2008–2009
    Tutor in architectural history, University of Edinburgh
  • 2008–2009
    Policy Researcher, National Trust for Scotland

Education

  • 2015 
    University of Queensland, PhD (Architectural History)
  • 2009 
    University of Edinburgh, MSc (Res) (Architectural History)
  • 2007 
    University of Queensland, BA (Hons 1) (History)

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Critical Heritage Studies
  • International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) - Full International Member
  • Society of Architectural Historians of Australia & New Zealand
  • Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries Scotland