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Professor Maurice French AM

Professor Maurice French AM
Name Maurice French
Position Emeritus Professor
Section Governance
Phone +61 7 4631 5358
Extension 5358
Email
Qualifications BA(Hons) Tas , MA Flinders , DLitt Tas

Research interests
Australian Regional History
Darling Downs History

Professional memberships
Fellow, Royal Historical Society of Queensland
President, Toowoomba Historical Society

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
36 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
2 Years

Research most recent
The Boy Who Would Be Premier: A Political Biography of Jack Duggan Vol 1, Toowoomba: Tabletop Publishing, 2016
The Lamington Enigma: A Survey of the Evidence, Toowoomba: Tabletop Publishing, 2013
'Darling Downs: an historical overview' in Anne Monsour (ed)Here to Stay: Lebanese in Toowoomba and Southwest Queensland. Sydney: Australian Lebanese Historical Society, 2012. pp. 14-36.


Research most notable
A History of the Darling Downs Frontier, 3 vols. Toowoomba: USQ Press, 1989-1992


Publications in ePrints

French, Maurice (2011) Darling Downs: black soil and rolling grass seas. Queensland Historical Atlas, 2011. pp. 1-7.

French, Maurice (2010) Squatters and separation: a synoptic overview. Queensland History Journal, 20 (13). pp. 804-819. ISSN 1836-5477

French, Maurice (2004) Brisbane: squatters, selectors and surveyors (Brisbane History Group Papers No 16) Edited by Rod Fisher and Jennifer Harrison (Brisbane: Brisbane History Group, 2000) [Book review]. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 50 (3). pp. 440-468. ISSN 0004-9522

French, Maurice (2002) What fate awaits? The indigenous peoples of the Darling Downs in 1851-52. Queensland Review, 9 (1). pp. 23-33. ISSN 1321-8166

Biernoff, David and Elvidge, Norman and Witzerman, Paul and French, Maurice (1996) Toowoomba: a social atlas. USQ Press, Toowoomba, Australia. ISBN 094941476X