The Faculty of Arts at Macquarie is committed to undertaking research that achieves the highest standards of scholarly excellence, advances knowledge and engages with real world challenges. Our research is supported by prestigious national and international grants and our research networks and collaborations extend across the globe, including academic, government, NGO and corporate partners.
Research in the Faculty spans a wide range of discipline areas including: Ancient History and Archaeology, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, English and Literary Studies, Geography and Planning, (Ancient and Modern History), Language Studies, Law, Media and Communications, Music and Performance, Modern History, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Security Studies, and Sociology.
Our disciplinary research strengths are complemented by the Faculty's transdisciplinary research themes, which make a major contribution to the University Research Priority Areas of Resilient Societies and Healthy People:
- Societal Transformation
- Modes of Communication
- Ethics, Governance and Justice
- Health and Resilience
Our research centres
The Faculty is home to two University Research Centres and three Faculty Research Centres, which foster a thriving research environment for associated academic staff and higher degree research candidates.
Macquarie University Research Centres
Faculty Research Centres
Meet the Faculty of Arts Research team
Associate Dean (Research)
Prof Catriona Mackenzie
Phone: 02 9850 8865
Faculty Research Manager
Phone: 02 9850 4496
Phone: 02 9850 7061
Phone: 02 9850 9663
Phone: 02 9850 7066