Emeritus Professor Dr. Garry W. Trompf


Emeritus Professor in the History of Ideas

Emeritus Professor Dr Garry W. Trompf
Emeritus Professor in the History of Ideas in the Department of Studiesin Religion at the University of Sydney, Australia.

Research Interests

  • Pacific and Australian (SW Pacific) Religion Studies
  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Melanesian Religions
  • History of Ideas


  • Trompf, G. (2007). Early Christian Historiography Narratives of Retribution. London,UK and Oakville, United States: Equinox Publishing.
  • Trompf, G. (2006). Religions of Melanesia: a bibliographic survey. Westport, CT USA: Praeger Publishers.
  • Trompf, G. (2005). The Religions of Oceania. New York: Routledge.
  • Trompf, G. W. (2004). Melanesian religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Swain, T., & Trompf, G. W. (1995). The religions of Oceania. Psychology Press.
  • Trompf, G. W. (1994). Payback: The logic of retribution in Melanesian religions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Trompf, G. W. (Ed.). (1990). Cargo cults and millenarian movements: transoceanic comparisons of new religious movements (Vol. 29). Walter de Gruyter.
  • Trompf, G. W. (1979). The idea of historical recurrence in Western thought: from antiquity to the Reformation (Vol. 1). University of California Press.

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