Garrick Hitchcock

Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Culture, History and Language, Australian National University

Dr Garrick Hitchcock is a Melbourne-based consultant anthropologist specialising in New Guinea and Torres Strait, and is Honorary Senior Lecturer in the School of Culture, History and Language at The Australian National University.

An article by Dr Hitchcock, detailing Shaik Jumaul’s account, has been published in The Journal of Pacific History, volume 52, number 2 (2017).

Experience

  • –present
    Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Culture, History and Language, Australian National University

Education

  • 2005 
    The University of Queensland, PhD

Publications

  • 2017
    Manuscript XXXII. The final fate of the La Pérouse expedition? The 1818 account of Shaik Jumaul, a lascar castaway in Torres Strait, The Journal of Pacific History 52(2): 217-235.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, Linean Society of London
  • Fellow, Royal Geographical Society
  • Fellow, Australian Anthropological Society