Jennifer Harrison

Jennifer Harrison is the Queensland researcher for the Australian Dictionary of Biography and is a research adviser with the Department of History at the University of Queensland. She serves on numerous committees and publishes extensively in Australia, England and Ireland.

Skills and Services Offered:
Family history research
Research and writing
Lecturing and public speaking

Professional Interests:
Australian biography
Queensland Immigration History
Convict history including British-Australian political history
Irish-Australian connections
Brisbane and Queensland History
Family History

Qualifications: Dip. FHS, BA (Hons), MA, PhD, FRHSQ, FFAHS

Publications and experience:
"From King's County to Quinnsland" in William Nolan & Timothy P O'Neill eds, Offaly: History & Society, Interdisciplinary essays on the history of an Irish county. Dublin: Geography Publications, 1998, pp. 831-854.
Eastern suburbs placenames drive, Brisbane, BHG, 1990 (heritage tour no.7)
Guide to the microform collection of the State Library of Queensland: incorporating the holdings of the John Oxley Library, of interest to family, local and social historians, Brisbane, Library Board of Queensland, 1994.
Australian columnist for Irish Roots from 1992 to date
From King's County to Quinnsland
W. R---s, (annotated by Jennifer Harrison & J.G. Steele), A fell tyrant,
Brisbane, Royal Historical Society of Queensland, 2003.
Numerous booklets, chapters, journal articles included edited compilations.

Address: Dr Jennifer Harrison
PO Box 1934,
Toowong BC Qld 4066
Fax: 07 3371 2287
Updated 9 June 2006