Dunedin, New Zealand
- Academic and Historian
- Alternative Names
- Henningham, Nikki (preferred name)
- Salmond, Nicola (Birth Name)
Nicola (Nikki) Henningham is the Executive Officer for the Australian Women's Register. She completed her PhD, a study of gender and race in Northern Queensland during the colonial period, in the Department of History at the University of Melbourne in 2000. Since then, she has taught in a wide range of undergraduate subjects, including world history, film and history and Australian history, and has conducted research for a variety of projects, including the Australian Women's Archives Project. She has research interests in the general area of Australian women's history, with a particular focus on women and sport, women and oral history and the relationship between the keeping of archives and the construction of history. In 2005, she received the National Archives of Australia's Ian Mclean Award for her work in this area.