Alexandra McKinnon

Position: Graduated MPhil student
School and/or Centres: School of History


Phone: (02) 612 53157

Location: Level 5, Room 5.40, Desk K, 146 Ellery Cres


Honours Bachelor of Arts with High Distinction (First Class Honours), University of Toronto

Thesis title: Hereafter: Memory, Commemoration, and the First World War at the Australian War Memorial, 1927 to 1930s

Alexandra is an MPhil candidate with the School of History, exploring memory, commemoration, and loss in the aftermath of the First World War. She has worked with a range of cultural institutions as an interpreter, including the Canadian National Vimy Memorial and the Australian War Memorial. She was a recipient of the Summer Vacation Scholarship Scheme at the Australian War Memorial (2019).

Military history; memory; commemoration; imperial history

Summer Scholar, Australian War Memorial (2019)

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