How do people understand themselves living on Indigenous Country?
The School of Indigenous Australian Studies uses an interdisciplinary definition of Indigenous education and research to deliver internationally recognised and high-quality research that addresses how people come to know themselves living on Indigenous lands.
Our staff serve on many professional associations both internally and externally, including:
They have research partnerships with the Australian Research Council, Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owner Corporation and Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority.
Our staff have a diverse research range of expertise and interests and can supervise Higher Degree Research students in the following areas:
|Indigenous and Indigenist research methodologies||Sue Green|
|Racial stereotyping and news media||Holly Randall-Moon|
|Online pedagogies||Jay Phillips|
|Social memories and oral histories||Peta Jeffries|
|Western and Indigenous knowledge systems in Science education||Nick Ruddell|
|Reviving Indigenous Cultures and Knowledges||Sue Green|
|Traditional Indigenous Ecological Knowledges||Peta Jeffries|
|Co-construction of social and ecological knowledges||Peta Jeffries|
|Barriers to self-determination for Aboriginal business owners and operators||Peta Jeffries|
Green, S. (2019) Indigenising Social Work in Bennett, B., Green, S., & Bessarab, D. (eds) Our Voices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Work. Palgrave Macmillian, Vic. 2nd edition
Green, S. (2019) Cultural Support in Bennett, B., Green, S., Gilbert, D. Bessarab, D. (eds) Our Voices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Work. Palgrave Macmillian, Vic. 2nd edition
Green, S. (2019) Aboriginal Welfarisation in Bennett, B., Green, S., Gilbert, D. Bessarab, D. (eds) Our Voices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Work. Palgrave Macmillian, Vic. 2nd edition
Green, S. Russ-Smith, J., & Tynan, L. (2018). Claiming the space, creating the future. Australian Journal of Education. https://doi.org/10.1177/0004944118802594
Phillips, J., & Luke, A. (2017). Two worlds apart: Indigenous community perspectives and non-Indigenous teacher perspectives on Australian schools. In W. T. Pink & G. W. Noblit (Eds.), Second international handbook of urban education (pp. 959-996). Springer.
Randell-Moon, H. (2019). Stereotype threat. In R. Hobbs & P. Mihailidis (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy Education. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.
Randell-Moon, H. (Ed.) (2017). Incarceration, migration and Indigenous sovereignty: Thoughts on existence and resistance in racist times. Dunedin: Space, Race, Bodies. https://www.spaceracebodies3.com/Incarceration,%20Migration%20and%20Indigenous%20Sovereignty.pdf
Randell-Moon, H. (2017). Thieves like us: The British monarchy, celebrity and settler colonialism. Celebrity Studies, 8(3), 393-408.
Ruddell, N. Beyond the middle school science classroom: Using social media to connect the indigenous sky stories community [online]. Teaching Science, Vol. 65, No. 2, Jun 2019: 38-47.
Ruddell, N., Danaia, L., & McKinnon, D. H. (2016). Indigenous sky stories: Reframing how we introduce primary school students to astronomy — a type II case study of implementation. Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 45(2), 170-180. doi: 10.1017/jie.2016.21
Our seminar series centers Indigenous expertise and history to contemporary urban problems in Australia and demonstrates the relevance of Indigenist research approaches to international urban studies.
The summits provide an interactive forum to discuss how Charles Sturt University can usefully respond to the needs of our local communities and agencies through research partnerships.
Our group promotes First Nations ownership and authorship of knowledge and data sovereignty.
Find out about our research group and our next seminar series.