Postdoctoral research fellow, Australian National University

Dr Mike Jones is an archivist, historian, and collections consultant based in Canberra, Australia.

His research interests include: relationality; historical and contemporary collections and collections documentation; digital humanities approaches to history, deep time, and archives; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and collections; and the management and dissemination of collections-based knowledge, with a particular focus on research documentation (such as field books) and anthropological and ethnographic knowledge.

Throughout his career Mike has demonstrated a commitment to utilising digital technologies and socio-cultural informatics to benefit, support, and inform communities and the general public.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Australian National University
  • 2014–2019
    Consultant Research Archivist, The University of Melbourne
  • 2008–2014
    Project Archivist/Senior Research Archivist, The University of Melbourne

Education

  • 2019 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2002 
    The University of Edinburgh, Masters (Research)
  • 1999 
    The University of Melbourne, BA (Hons.)

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Society of Archivists
  • Australasian Association for Digital Humanities
  • International Council of Museums
  • International Council on Archives
  • Australian Historical Association
  • Australian Museum and Galleries Association