- First Name
- Last Name
- University of Adelaide
- Website URL
- Second World War, women, South Australia, Australia, gender, munitions, Land Army, voluntary work, social change
- Additional Contact Information
- other credentials
- About Me
Rachel Harris is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of Adelaide. She completed her Bachelor of Arts (1st class) Honours Degree in History in 2015.
Rachel’s doctoral thesis considers the lives of civilian women in South Australia during World War II, using gender as a main category of analysis to examine the war’s impact on women’s social and economic status.
- Recent Publications
Harris, R., & Sendziuk, P. (2018). Cogs in the Machine: The Experiences of Female Munition Workers and Members of the Australian Women’s Land Army in South Australia, 1940-45. War and Society, (forthcoming).
- Media Coverage
- Country Focus
- Expertise by Geography
- Expertise by Chronology
- Expertise by Topic
- Gender, Sexuality, Women, World War II