Distinguished Professor
Aileen Moreton-Robinson

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Personal details

Keywords

Feminism, Indigenous Research Methodologies, Indigenous Research Capacity Building, Indigenous Sovereignty, Indigenous Studies, Law, Race, Whiteness

Discipline

Sociology, Cultural Studies, Other studies in Human Society

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (Griffith University)
  • BA(Hons) (Australian National University)

Professional memberships and associations


  • Director - National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN)
  • Executive member - National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Consortium (NATSIHEC)
  • President - Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association (ACRAWSA)
  • Member - Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Co-editor - International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies.
  • Member - editorial board - Cultural Studies Review
  • Member - editorial board - Australian Feminist Studies
  • Member - editorial board - Native American and Indigenous Studies Journal
  • Member - editorial board - Journal of Australian Studies [Zeitschrift für Australienstudien]
  • Member - editorial board - Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies ejournal
  • Member - editorial board - Annual Review of Native and Indigenous Studies (ARNAIS)

Teaching

Guest Lectures

  • 2012 - GEOG 522 Advanced Qualitative Methods in Geography convened by Professor Lucy Jarosz, Indigenous Research Capacity Building at the Indigenous Studies Research Network, University of Washington, USA, 5th December.
  • 2012 - CHID 250 Comparative History of Ideas convened by Professor Jeanette Bushnell, Relationality as a First World Indigenous Social Research Paradigm, University of Washington, USA, 4th December. 
  • 1999 - Research Methodology, co-ordinator Dr Vicki Crowley, Towards an Indigenous Methodology, University of South Australia, Adelaide.
  • 1998 - Revealing Race in White Feminist Academic Narratives, presented to the Construction of Whiteness Research Workshop, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, convened by Dr Jane Haggis and Dr Suzanne Schech, 24th January.
  • 1997 - Researching Whiteness: Returning the Indigenous Gaze, presented at the Construction of Whiteness Research Workshop, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, convened by Dr Jane Haggis and Dr Suzanne Schech, 12th January.
  • 1995 - The Dilemmas of Researching Native Title ,Legal Research Methodology Unit, Masters by coursework, co-ordinator Professor Gardner, Gardens Point campus, Law Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 20th August.


Curriculum Development Masterclasses

  • 2013 - Indigenous Qualitative Research Methodologies, Charles Darwin University, (with Dr David Singh) 24th – 26thJune.
  • 2012 - Indigenous Research Methodologies Masterclass, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 14th - 16th February.
  • 2011 - Indigenous Research Methodologies Masterclass, James Cook University, Townsville, 22nd July.
  • 2010 - Native Studies Masterclass, Master Scholar, University of Geneva, Switzerland 7th May.
  • 2010 - Indigenous Research Methodologies Masterclass, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, with Associate Professor Maggie Walter, 22nd - 24th June.
  • 2010 - Indigenous Research Methodologies Masterclass, University of South Australia, Adelaide, with Associate Professor Maggie Walter, 28th - 30th June.
  • 2009 - Indigenous Research Methodologies Masterclass, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, with Associate Professor Maggie Walter 7th - 9th July.
  • 2009 - Indigenous Research Methodologies Masterclass, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, with Associate Professor Maggie Walter, 13th - 15th July.
  • 2008 - Indigenous Research Methodologies Masterclass, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, with Associate Professor Maggie Walter, 3rd - 5th September.
  • 2007 - Indigenous Research Methodologies Masterclass, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 27th - 28th September.
  • 2006 - Indigenous Research Methodologies Masterclass, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, with Dr Wendy Brady, Dr Karen Martin and Professor John Maynard, 27th - 28th September.
  • 2005 - Whiteness Studies Masterclass, University of Queensland, Brisbane, with Professor Marilyn Lake, Professor David Roediger, Dr Suvendrini Perera, Dr Wendy Brady, 13th - 15th December.
  • 2005 - Race, Culture and Whiteness Masterclass, University of Queensland, Brisbane, with Professor Ien Ang and Dr Ghassan Hage, 7th - 9th July.


Postgraduate Research Capacity Building Programs

  • 2013 - 2016 National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network Capacity Building Program.
  • 2007 - Ongoing,  Indigenous Research Capacity Building Program, Indigenous Studies Research Network, QUT


Curriculum Development Coursework International Universities

  • Review of Tsenh ni yon gwai ho’ den (MA and PhD program in Indigenous Thought) York University, Canada.


Griffith University

  • Introduction to Indigenous Studies - core subject - Indigenous Studies major offered as a 2nd-year subject
  • Indigenous Politics and Rights - core subject - Indigenous Studies major offered as a 2nd-year subject
  • (Re)presenting the Indigenous Other - core subject - Indigenous Studies major offered as a 3rd-year and honours subject
  • Theories of Race - elective offered as a 3rd-year, honours, and masters subject in the Indigenous Studies major, Humanities and Law.


Flinders University

  • Women in Contemporary Australia - core subject Women’s Studies major offered as a 1st- and 2nd-year subject
  • Issues in Feminist Theory - core subject Women’s Studies major offered as a 3rd-year, honours and masters subject
  • Introduction to Feminist Debates - core subject Women’s Studies major offered as a 1st- and 2nd-year subject.


QUT

  • Contemporary Issues for Justice Professionals 1 - core subject - Bachelor of Arts (Justice Studies)
  • Introduction to Professional Studies - core subject - Bachelor of Arts (Justice Studies)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Issues - elective - Bachelor of Laws)
  • Indigenous Rights and Reforms elective - Master of Arts (Justice Studies)
  • Aboriginal Cultural Studies - elective - Bachelor of Social Science).


QUT subjects developed in collaboration with colleagues

  • Contemporary Issues for Justice Professionals 2 - core subject in the Bachelor of Arts (Justice Studies)
  • Criminology - minor/major Bachelor of Justice Studies
  • Australian Society and Identity - Bachelor of Education.


Academic Positions within the Higher Education Sector

  • 2006 - Current Position - Professor of Indigenous Studies and Director of the National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.
  • 2003 - 2005 - ARC Postdoctoral Fellow Australian Studies Centre, Faculty of Arts, University of Queensland, Brisbane.
  • 2000 - 2002 - Lecturer B, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Griffith University, Brisbane.
  • 1999 - 2000 - Lecturer B, Department of Women’s Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide.
  • 1999 - Lecturer C, Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Underdale Campus, University of South Australia, Adelaide.
  • 1996 - 1998 - Ph.D. candidate, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Women's Studies, Griffith University, Nathan Campus, Brisbane.
  • 1994 - 1996 - Lecturer B, Faculty of Law, Justice Studies, Kelvin Grove Campus, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.
  • 1989 - 1990 - Co-ordinator/Lecturer B, Aboriginal and Islander Education and Student Support Program, Brisbane College of Advanced Education/Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.
  • 1989 - Lecturer A, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Experience

Publications

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