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Kate Fullagar

Associate Professor


Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations

Kate Fullagar is a historian of the eighteenth-century world, particularly the British Empire and the many Indigenous societies it encountered. Her interest in comparative indigenous history focuses on the eastern Pacific (Polynesia), the American southeast (esp. Cherokees), and the Eora of today's … View full profile

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Dr Denis Crowdy


Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies

Phone: +61 2 9850 2193

With an undergraduate BMus degree in classical guitar performance, Crowdy worked as a musician before travelling to Papua New Guinea in 1992 to teach music at the University of Papua New Guinea.  He then moved to Macquarie university. His research has explored Papua New Guinean stringband and popula… View full profile

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Bronwyn Carlson

Professor


Department of Indigenous Studies

Phone: +61 2 9850 8891

Professor Carlson is an Aboriginal woman who was born on and lives on D'harawal Country in NSW Australia. She is a scholar with both a national and international reputation in the field of Indigenous Studies. She has vast teaching and curriculum development experience and has published in scholarly … View full profile

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Stephanie Lawson

Professor


Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations

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Vij Nagarajan

Professor


Centre for Environmental Law (CEL), Macquarie Law School

Phone: +61 2 9850 7911

Vijaya Nagarajan researches and teaches in the areas of regulation, corporate governance, sustainability and corporate responsibility, competition law and policy and legal spatialities and gender equality. She has supervised students, published widely and undertaken several consultancies in these ar… View full profile

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Richie Howitt

Emeritus Professor


Department of Geography and Planning

My research focuses on Indigenous rights and the interface between Indigenous communities, natural resource development, governments and corporations at the scales of the project, the community, the landscape and the nation. Much of my work uses highly participatory social impact assessment methodol… View full profile

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Dr Emily O'Gorman


Department of Geography and Planning

Phone: +61 2 9850 9670

Emily O’Gorman researches at the nexus of environmental history, more-than-human geography, and the broader environmental humanities. Her research focuses on how people live with rivers, wetlands, and climates. She is a Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University, where she coordinates the Environmental… View full profile

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Dr Tom Murray


Centre for Media History (CMH), Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies

Tom Murray is an academic and media producer who has worked in documentary production for over 20 years as a writer, director, and producer. His work has been selected for the world's most prestigious international film festivals, and won some of the highest accolades in the film and television indu… View full profile

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Jaap Timmer

Associate Professor


Department of Anthropology

Phone: +61 2 9850 8077

Career highlightsIn 2015 I was awarded an Australian Research Council’s Discovery Projects grant (150102312) to further my research on the island of Malaita, Solomon Islands. Within the framework of that project I am exploring people's wonder about new global geography and historicity and the ways … View full profile

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Dr Deborah Van Heekeren


Department of Anthropology

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Dr Benedicte Andre


Department of International Studies Languages and Cultures

Phone: 7029

Dr Bénédicte André is a Lecturer in French and Francophone Studies, and the Director of Learning and Teaching in the Department of International Studies. Originally from Reunion Island, she completed her PhD at The University of Western Australia in 2014. Her first monograph, Iléité. Perspectives li… View full profile

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Dr Anna-Karina Hermkens


Department of Anthropology

Phone: 9919
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Mr Alec Morgan


Centre for Media History (CMH), Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies

Alec Morgan has a PhD in media and communications from Macquarie University and is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Media, Music, Communications and Cultural Studies. His major research project Visual Songlines: Contemporary Aboriginal filmmakers, cultural transference and their l… View full profile

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Dr Margaret Raven

Dr Margaret Raven is a Postdoctoral Fellow through the Macquarie University Fellowship for Indigenous Researchers at Macquarie University. She previously worked as a Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC), University of New South Wales, Australia. Dr Raven is a geographer with e… View full profile

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Dr Matalena Tofa


Department of Geography and Planning, Department of Psychology, PVC (Learning & Teaching)

Phone: +61 2 9850 1937
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Selvaraj Velayutham

Associate Professor


Access Macquarie Limited, Department of Sociology

Phone: +61 2 9850 4426
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Dr Usha Harris

Dr Usha Harris teaches in the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in International Communication in the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies. She has 15 years of professional media experience which includes working as a television researcher and producer in Australia … View full profile

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