Alexandra Roginski is a PhD student in the School of History at the Australian National University, where she explores the history of phrenology in Australia as it related to society, culture, place and race.

In earlier research, Alex focused on the provenancing and repatriation of Indigenous ancestral remains kept at Museum Victoria, work detailed in her book, Searching for Jim Crow: Race, Law and Body-Snatching in Colonial New South Wales (Monash University Publishing 2015).

Alex is a participant in the Integrative Graduate Humanities Education and Research Training (IGHERT) program for students in Indigenous studies, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. She is also a research associate with Monash University and Museum Victoria.