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The Australian National University

Alice Rumble

Position: PhD Student

School or Centre:

School of History
Australian Centre for Indigenous History


Phone: 61253056

Location: HC Coombs Building, Room 3107


Bachelor of Arts (History) (Australian National University)

Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Australian National University)

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (College of Law)


Alice is a PhD Candidate in the School of History.  Her research explores different forms of Indigenous claim making in Australia during the 19th century.  Prior to commencing her PhD, Alice worked as Associate to the Honourable Justice Griffiths in the Federal Court of Australia and as a solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons.

Research Interests

Australian History, Aboriginal History, Legal History, Postcolonial History.


Australian Postgraduate Award (2015-)

Winner of the Francis Forbes Society’s legal history competition (2013)

Anne Fraser Prize for American History (2010)


Australian Historical Association

Australian and New Zealand Legal History Society

Australian Women's History Network

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