Melissa Miles

Melissa Miles, a Professor of Art History and Theory at Monash University, specializes in the research of photography in relation to art, law, politics, and history. Connected to her research interests, she has completed a major study relating to the photographic history of the Australia-Japan relationship from 1890 to the present day. Her publications in the area include:

  • Miles, M. (2023). Personal connections and global relations: Staging ‘Japan of the Imagination’ in the 1980s. In M. Bohr (ed.), Capture Japan: Visual Culture and the Global Imagination from 1952 to the Present (pp. 269-290). Bloomsbury Academic.
  • Miles, M. (2022). Painting Labour: A Case Study of Visual Citizenship in the Postwar Mass Migration Scheme. Australian Historical Studies.