Researcher biography

Associate Professor Margaret Maynard’s research is interests include Australian dress, identity and fashion; fashion photography and gender studies.

Her current research includes dress studies, history of fashion, and Australian fashion photography.

She is the author of:

  • Fashioned from Penury: Dress as Cultural Practice in Colonial Australia, CU Press (Cambridge University) 1994.
  • Out of Line: Australian Women and Style, Uni. of New South Wales Press, 2001.
  • Dress and Globalisation, Manchester Uni. Press, 2004.

Dr Maynard is a dress historian and an Honorary Consultant of the Queensland Museum.