Indigenous Studies Research Network

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Dr. Mick Adams

Dr. Mick Adams

Edith Cowan University

  • Indigenous Health
  • Indigenous Men's Health
  • Indigenous Studies

Professor Judy Atkinson

Professor Judy Atkinson

Retired

  • Trauma
  • Health
  • Well being

Associate Professor Chris Andersen

Professor Chris Andersen

University of Alberta

  • Critical race and whiteness studies
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Aboriginal identity
 

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Susan Beetson

Susan Beetson

 

  • Human computer interaction
  • Indigenous Australian online design

Larrissa Behrendt

Professor Larrissa Behrendt

University of Technology Sydney

  • Indigenous legal issues
  • Indigenous policy
  • Human Rights

 

Dr Tony Birch

Dr Tony Birch

Victoria University

  • Creative Writing
  • Politics
  • Literature

Professor Ned Blackhawk

Professor Ned Blackhawk

Yale University

  • North American Indian History
  • Culture, and Identity from U.S. Colonial to 21st Century
  • Race and Multiculturalism

Faye Rosas Blanch

Faye Rosas Blanch

Flinders University

  • Education and engagement
  • Critical race theory and racialisation
  • Post-colonialism theory

Dr Chelsea Bond

Dr Levon Blue

Queensland Universuty of Technology

  • Financial literacy education
  • Entrepreneurship education
  • Indigenous education

Dr Levon Blue Bio (PDF, 274KB)

Dr Chelsea Bond

Dr Chelsea Bond

University of Queensland

  • Aboriginal identity
  • Indigenous health and wellness
  • Indigenous public health practice

Dr Chelsea Bond Bio

 

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Yvonne Cadet-James

Professor Yvonne Cadet-James

James Cook University

  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Education
  • Empowerment

Amy Cleland

Amy Cleland

Unversity of South Australia

  • Indigenous Studies
  • Child Protection
  • Critical Race and Whiteness Studies

Assistant Professor Robert Keith Collins

Assistant Professor Robert Keith Collins

San Francisco State University

  • African and Native American interaction in North and South America
  • Native American Cultural Change
  • Blackness and Indigeneity

Brenda Croft

Brenda Croft

University of New South Wales

  • Indigenous visual arts and culture
  • Indigenous representation and identity
  • Indigenous photography and photo-media

Brenda Croft Bio

Dr Pamela Croft Warcon

Dr Pamela Croft Warcon

  • Indigenous Visual arts, cultural and history
  • Aboriginal identity, family history and Well being
  • Indigenous education and Bothways methodology
 

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Associate Professor Vicente M. Diaz

Associate Professor Vicente M. Diaz

University of Minnesota

  • Native Cultural Studies
  • Critiques of Colonial and Postcolonial Discourse
  • Indigenous film and video production

Assoc. Prof. Vicente M. Diaz Bio

Christine Taitano DeLisle

Assistant Professor Christine Taitano DeLisle

University of Illinois

  • U.S. Empire and Colonialism in the Pacific
  • Native Pacific Cultural Studies
  • Native Pacific Feminisms

Christine Taitano DeLisle Bio

Professor Pat Dudgeon

Professor Pat Dudgeon

The University of Western Australia

  • Psychology and Indigenous people
  • Indigenous Women
  • Indigenous People and Social Justice

Sharlene Leroy-Dyer

Sharlene Leroy-Dyer

The University of Newcastle

  • Indigenous Studies
  • Indigenous employment
  • Racism in the workplace

Dr Deb Duthie

Dr Deb Duthie

Queensland University of Technology

  • Embedding Indigenous Knowledges
  • Cultural safety in social work and human services practice
  • Social issues impacting on Aboriginal self-determination
 

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Phillip Falk

Phillip Falk

  • Indigenous peoples and the Law
  • Indigenous Studies and Legal Education
  • Critical race, whiteness studies and colonialism
    (past and present

Adjunct Professor Fiona Foley

Adjunct Professor Fiona Foley

The University of Queensland

  • Public Art
  • Indigenous Art

Dr Payi Linda Ford

Dr (Payi) Linda Ford

Charles Darwin University

  • Indigenous Knowledge
  • Indigenous Ecological Knowledge
  • Indigenous Languages

Dr Payi Linda Ford Bio

Dr Corrinne Franklin

Corrinne Franklin

Macquarie University

  • Human Geography
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Indigenous Identity

Professor Bronwyn Fredericks

Professor Bronwyn Fredericks

Central Queensland University

  • Indigenous Health
  • Women’s Issues
  • Feminism

Prof. Bronwyn Fredericks Bio (PDF, 60KB)

 

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Dr. Samia Goudie

Dr. Samia Goudie

Australian National University

  • Indigenous Health promotion and community development
  • Design and evaluation
  • Arts based designs for activities and programs with communities

Dr Julie Gough

Dr Julie Gough

University of Tasmania

  • Tasmanian Aboriginal culture and history
  • Colonial and post colonial studies
  • Australian Indigenous art

Dr Julie Gough Bio

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Stephen Hagan

Stephen Hagan

University of Southern Queensland

  • Indigenous Knowledge
  • Racism
  • Social Capital

Natalie Harkin

Natalie Harkin

Flinders University

  • Critical-Creative Writing
  • Indigenous Identity and Representation
  • Indigenous-centred critiques of post-colonialism and feminism

Jennifer Herd

Jennifer Herd

Queensland College of Art, Griffith University

  • Indigenous Art
  • Aboriginal Art and Issues
  • Copyright and Intellectual Property as it pertains to Aboriginal art.

Professor Brendan Hokowhitu

Professor Brendan Hokowhitu

University of Waikato

  • Indigenous masculinity
  • Poststructuralism
  • Postcolonialism

Professor Brendan Hokowhitu Bio

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Assistant Professor J. Kehaulani Kauanui

Associate Professor J. Kēhaulani Kauanui

Wesleyan University

  • Critical race and whiteness studies
  • Feminist critique
  • Sovereignty and decolonization

Dr Vernon Ah Kee

Dr Vernon Ah Kee

Queensland College of Art, Griffith University

  • Indigenous Art
  • Intellectual property and copyright

Leanne King

Leanne King

Australian Catholic University

  • Indigenous higher education
  • Indigenous Knowledge production
  • Indigenous studies

Dr Tahu H. Kukutai

Dr Tahu H. Kukutai

The University of Waikato

  • Demography of Maori and iwi
  • Ethnic identification and identity
  • Ethnic classification and enumeration

Dr Tahu H. Kukutai Bio

Ms Sonja Kurtzer

Ms Sonja Kurtzer

University of Newcastle

  • Critical race and whiteness studies
  • Post-colonialism
  • Feminism

Dr Blaze Kwaymullina

Dr Blaze Kwaymullina

The University Western Australia

  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems
  • West Australian Aboriginal history

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Dr Lori Lambert

Dr Lori Lambert

Salish Kootenai College

  • Medical Ecology and Medical Anthropology
  • Indigenous Health
  • Indigenous Education

Professor Steve Larkin

Professor Steve Larkin

University of Newcastle

  • Critical race and whiteness studies
  • Public administration and government
  • Social policy

Prof. Steve Larkin Bio

Associate Professor Bonita Lawrence

Associate Professor Bonita Lawrence

York University

  • Federally-unrecognized Native Communities
  • Urban, non-status and mixed-blood Native identity
  • Indigenous Studies
 

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Dr Jillian Marsh

Dr Jillian Marsh

University of South Australia

  • Indigenous research ethics and research methodology
  • Minerals and Energy resources development
  • Natural Resources Management and Indigenous engagement

Dr Jillian Marsh Bio

Associate Professor Karen Martin

Associate Professor Karen Martin

Griffith University

  • Indigenist research: Aboriginal ontology, epistemology, axiology and methodology
  • Aboriginal research: critiquing the relationship to knowledge, research and researchers
  • Aboriginal knowledges and pedagogy

Assoc. Prof. Karen Martin Bio

Dr Christopher Matthews

Dr Christopher Matthews

Griffith University

  • Soil physics and infiltration problems
  • Mathematics Education
  • Social and Cultural constructions of Mathematics and Science

Professor John Maynard

Professor John Maynard

University of Newcastle

  • History of Indigenous political activism
  • Transcultural and Transnational History
  • History of Colonisation

Professor Robert Miller

Assistant Professor Dylan AT Miner

Assistant Professor Dylan AT Miner

Michigan State University

  • Contemporary Indigenous Visual Culture
  • Contemporary Art
  • Aesthetic Sovereignty

Distinguished Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson

Distinguished Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson

Queensland University of Technology

  • Critical race and whiteness studies
  • Post-colonialism
  • Feminism

DProf. Aileen Moreton-Robinson Bio

Philip Morissey

Philip Morrissey

 

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait cultural production
  • Aboriginal writing
  • Sport

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Professor Martin Nakata

Professor Martin Nakata

James Cook University

  • Indigenous knowledges and Library Services
  • Curriculum Development in Higher Education

Prof. Martin Nakata Bio

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Pamela Palmater

Associate Professor Pamela Palmater

Ryerson University

  • Indigenous law and policy
  • Indigenous identity
  • Indigenous politics and governance

Sandra Phillips

Dr Sandra Phillips

Queensland University of Technology

  • Indigenous literature
  • Indigenous art
  • Publishing

Sandra Phillips Bio

Associate Professor Cora Weber-Pillwax

Associate Professor Cora Weber-Pillwax

University of Alberta

  • Indigenous Education
    (history of Aboriginal education, Aboriginal schooling: programs, administration and leadership)
  • Indigenous research methodologies and methods in Aboriginal communities
  • Critical race and legal theory
  • Colonialism, Australian law and history
 

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Dr Yvette Roe

Dr Yvette Roe

Institute for Urban Indigenous Health

  • Indigenist Research Methodology
  • Quality of Care
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics – methods and analysis
 

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Juanita Sellwood

Juanita Sellwood

James Cook University

  • Education
  • Diversity
  • Disengaged Youth

Marnee Shay

Marnee Shay

Queensland University of Technology
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Flexible/Alternative Education
  • Engaging disenfranchised young people

Dr Norm Sheehan

Dr Norm Sheehan

Southern Cross university

  • Indigenous methodologies
  • Indigenous education

 

Professor Noenoe Silva

Professor Noenoe Silva

University of Hawaii at Mānoa

  • Native Hawaiian Political History
  • Hawaiian-language Literature, Newspapers, and Political Thought
Assistant Professor Audra Simpson

Associate Professor Audra Simpson

Columbia University

  • Nationhood
  • Sovereignty
  • Citizenship
Associate Professor Sue Stanton

Associate Professor Sue Stanton

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education

  • Colonial/colonisation history – race and gender; patterns of white superiority
  • Indigenous History
  • Aboriginal Studies

Assoc. Prof. Sue Stanton Bio

Phyllis Grace Steeves

Dr Phyllis Grace Steeves

University of Alberta

  • The concept of literacy and its impact on Indigenous peoples.
  • Genocide studies in the context of education; particularly as it relates to Indigenous peoples.
  • Cree perspectives as they relate to gender alliances and related issues
 

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Marcelle Townsend-Cross

Marcelle Townsend-Cross

Griffith University

  • Education
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Arts & Cultural

Prof. Michelle Trudgett

Professor Michelle Trudgett

University of Technology Sydney

  • Indigenous Education
  • Indigenous participation in higher education
  • Indigenous Studies

Professor Jakelin Troy

Professor Jakelin Troy

Sydney University

  • Australian languages and linguistics
  • Visual art
  • Education

Professor Jakelin Troy Bio

 

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Assoc. Prof. Emilio del Valle Escalante

Associate Professor Emilio del Valle Escalante

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (U.S.A.)

  • Indigenous Literatures and Social Movements
  • Cultural and Post-colonial studies
  • Indigenous Studies

Dr Malia Villegas

Dr Malia Villegas

NCAI

  • Community-based Education
  • Qualitative Educational Research
  • Indigenous Knowledge in Education

Cora Voyageur

Dr Cora Voyageur

University of Calgary

  • Community Development
  • Demography
  • Aboriginal Women

 

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Dr Polly Walker

Dr Polly Walker

Juniata College

  • Conflict Transformation
  • Indigenous peacemaking
  • Reducing epistemic violence

Dr Polly Walker Bio

Aileen Marwung Walsh

Aileen Marwung Walsh

Australian National University

  • Aboriginal history
  • Western Australian Aboriginal history
  • Colonialism and Post-colonialism

Professor Robert Warrior

Professor Robert Warrior

University of Kansas

  • Theoretical and critical approaches to Native and Indigenous studies
  • Native American literary studies
  • Native American film

Professor Irene Watson

Professor Irene Watson

University of South Australia

  • Law
  • Critical race and legal theory
  • Colonialism, Australian law and history

Professor Irene Watson Bio

Professor Roianne West

Professor Roianne West

Griffith University

  • Indigenous Health
  • Indigenous Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing

Kevin Williams

Kevin Williams

University of Newcastle

  • Indigenous legal issues Australia and internationally
  • Anti discrimination law
  • Human rights law

Professor Nereda White

Professor Nereda White

Australian Catholic University

  • Indigenous women’s leadership
  • Indigenous education

Christopher Wilson

Christopher Wilson

Flinders University

  • Indigenous Archaeology
  • Community-based archaeology
  • Repatriation of human remains

 

 

Dr Shawn Wilson

Dr Shawn Wilson

Southern Cross University

  • International Indigenous research methodologies and epistemologies
  • Counselling and Counsellor Education
  • Indigenous mental health and identity