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.