Nicole Davis: Forum Content Manager

Nicole Davis received her PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2023. Her thesis examined the social history of the shopping arcade in nineteenth-century Australia from a transnational perspective. She is a member of the Melbourne History Workshop based at the university, and a Research Fellow in history and sociology of education and qualitative data archiving at Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

She works on diverse research projects about the history of the Australian city, which have included the My Marvellous Melbourne podcast, the eMelbourne website, The Everyday War, and the forthcoming co-authored publication, Melbourne’s Laneways. She also holds degrees in Ancient History and Museum Studies and has a particular interest in the urban with relation to both these disciplines.

Nicole regularly contributes to digital humanities in research, teaching and practical roles both at the University of Melbourne and for external projects. She is the content manager for Forum, curating and editing site content created by the SHAPS engagement team and other contributors.