PhD candidate, UNSW

Nick is a historian and historical archaeologist with several years experience on construction-funded archaeology projects in greater Sydney. He is currently a PhD candidate in history in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney. His primary research interest currently lies in the history of 19th-century colonial settlers, their landscapes and material culture.


  • –present
    PhD candidate, UNSW


  • 2018 
    Australian National University, M Hist (Adv)
  • 2010 
    University of Sydney, BSc
  • 2010 
    University of Sydney, BA (Hons)


  • 2019
    Clay and ‘civilisation’ – imperial ideas and colonial industry in Sydney, 1788–1823, History Australia
  • 2017
    The Old Sydney Burial Ground: The 2008 Archaeological Investigations, Australasian Historical Archaeology