Campbell McKay
McKay, Campbell
PhD Candidate
Field of Research: 
Human Geography
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Campbell McKay is a human geographer currently undertaking a PhD at the University of New South Wales. His doctoral thesis examines gendered spaces of memory in post-conflict contexts, specifically investigating the ways nostalgia acts both as a bridge to the past and a materialising force in the present among Australian people residing in and visiting the city of Vūng Tàu, a site of Australian occupation and influence during the conflict in Vietnam (1962-1972). Campbell’s research interests include work on masculinities and space, memory and quotidian geographies, and he maintains particular methodological intrigue for new and creative approaches to the study of people and place. Campbell has been active in teaching Human Geography at the University of New South Wales and Australian Catholic University (Melbourne) since 2013, and places specific importance on the role of education within tertiary institutions, which he feels is severely undervalued in Australia. 


Associate Professor Wendy Shaw