||History of the Chinese in NZ and Australia; migration history generally; environmental history
|Publications and Research
||Chinese Market Gardening in Australia and New Zealand: Gardens of Prosperity, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2017.
"'Opening wealth's door": Chinese market gardening on the goldfields', in Lloyd Carpenter and Lyndon Fraser, eds, Rushing for Gold: life and commerce on the goldfields of New Zealand and Australia, Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2016.
Chinese market gardening in Australia and New Zealand, PHD Thesis, University of New England, NSW, 2014.
‘Researching Chinese market gardening: insights from archaeology and material culture’, Chinese Southern Diaspora Studies, Vol. 6, 2013.
Families of Fortune: Chinese in the Tweed Valley, Tweed Shire Council, NSW, 2009.
'Remembering Wing Yuen Lee: surprises, silences and subtexts in oral testimony', Oral History Association of Australia Journal No 31, 2009.
Thematic History of Nundle, Manilla and Barraba, report to Tamworth Regional Council, 2007.
Caldera to the Sea: A history of the Tweed Valley, Tweed Shire Council, 2006.
Tweed Shire Community Based Heritage Study: Thematic History, report to Tweed Shire Council, 2004.
'From Manila to Manjimup: Female Filipino Migration to Australia', Paper for 'Linking Our Histories: Asian and Pacific Women as Migrants' Conference, Melbourne (with Ann Smith), 1994.