Dr Bill Fogarty

Position: Fellow
School and/or Centres: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

Email: bill.fogarty@anu.edu.au

Phone: 02 6125 4221

Location: Room 2153, Copland Building

Qualification:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), The Australian National University. Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development (MAAPD), The Australian National University. Diploma of Education (DipEd), Northern Territory University. Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Canberra.

Researcher profile: https://researchers-anu-edu-au.virtual.anu.edu.au/researchers/fogarty-wp

Introduction
Dr Bill Fogarty is currently a Senior Research Fellow at both the National Centre for Indigenous Studies and the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at the ANU. Bill has a PhD from CAEPR at The Australian National University, on the topic Learning Through Country: Competing Knowledge Systems and Place Based Pedagogy, and a Masters in Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development (MAAPD) from the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.
 

Biography
Dr Fogarty  has a wealth of experience working on the development of Indigenous education programs, health discourse, Indigenous cultural and natural Resource management   Indigenous sport and Indigenous development policy across Australia.  Dr Fogarty has lived, worked and researched in remote Indigenous communities for over twenty years and has conducted numerous research projects, consultancies and evaluations on various forms of development throughout Australia.   He is currently engaged in a number of high level research engagements across Australia including as a Chief Investigator on the Australian Research Council grant ‘Deficit Discourse and Indigenous education.’ He is also the co-chair of the North Australian Research Committee. 
Scholarly interests
Bill has a particular interest in the relationship between Indigenous and Western knowledge, discourse and the development of sustainable education and employment pathways in remote communities, as well as the role of education and knowledge in society more generally.

 

Research interests
Discourse
Education
Indigenous Australians
Indigenous Cultural and Natural Resource Management 
Development
Sport

Research themes
Representation, discourse and identity
Education and knowledge
Development 

Publications
Fogarty, W., Riddle, S., Lovell, M., & Wilson, B. (2017). Indigenous education and literacy policy in Australia: bringing learning back to the debate. The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 1-13. 
Fogarty, W., Bulloch, H., McDonnell, S., & Davis, M. (2017). Deficit Discourse and Indigenous Health: How narrative framings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are reproduced in policy. Melbourne: Lowitja Institute.
Fogarty, W., Lovell, M., Langenberg, J., & Heron, M.-J. (2017). Deficit Discourse and Strengths-based Approaches: Changing the narrative of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing. Melbourne: Lowitja Institute.
Bulloch, H., & Fogarty, W. (2016). Freeing the ‘Aboriginal Individual’: Deconstructing ‘Development as Freedom’ in Remote Indigenous Australia. Social Analysis, 60(3), 76-94. 
Schawb, R. G., & Fogarty, W. (2015). Land, Learning and Identity: toward a deeper understanding of Indigenous Learning on Country. UNESCO Observatory Multi-Disciplinary Journal in the Arts, 4(2), 1-16. 
Fogarty, W., Lovell, M., & Dodson, M. (2015). A view beyond review: Challenging assumptions in Indigenous education development. UNESCO Observatory Multi-Disciplinary Journal in the Arts, 4(2), 1-23. 
Fogarty, W., Dodson, M., & Walsh, C. (2015). For the Love of the Game: Indigenous Cricket in Australia. Canberra: National Centre for Indigenous Studies, The Australian National University.
Fogarty, W., Schawb, R. G., & Lovell, M. (2015). Learning on Country Program: Progress Evaluation Report (pp. 150). Canberra: The Australian National University.
McDuffie, M., Fogarty, W., & Sullivan, P. (2014). Caring for Our Country: Yurung Dhaura Land Management Team (pp. 92). Canberra: The Australian National University.
Fforde, C., Bamblett, L., Lovett, R., Gorringe, S., & Fogarty, W. (2013). Discourse, deficit and identity: Aboriginality, the race paradigm and the language of representation in contemporary Australia. Media International Australia, 149(1), 162-173. 
Fogarty, W. (2013). Recognising a wicked problem. Australian Options, Autumn (72), 17-18. 
Fogarty, W. (2013). Indigenous Education - Policy, Pedagogy, and Place. In R. Craven, A. Dillon & N. Parbury (Eds.), Black & White: Australians All at the Crossroads (pp. 247-266). Ballan: Connor Court Publishing.
Fforde, C., Bamblett, L., Lovett, R., Gorringe, S., & Fogarty, W. (2013). Discourse, deficit and identity: Aboriginality, the race paradigm and the language of representation in contemporary Australia. Media International Australia, 149(1), 162-173. 
Fogarty, W. (2013). Indigenous Education - Policy, Pedagogy, and Place. In R. Craven, A. Dillon & N. Parbury (Eds.), In Black & White: Australians All at the Crossroads (pp. 247-266). Ballan: Connor Court Publishing.
Fogarty, W., & Schawb, R. G. (2012). Indigenous Education: Experiential learning and learning through country CAEPR Working Paper (Vol. 80, pp. 24). Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, The Australian National University.
Fogarty, W. (2012). Country as classroom. In J. Altman & S. Kerins (Eds.), People on Country: Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures (pp. 82-93). Sydney: Federation Press.
Rostron, V., Campion, W., Namarnyilk, I., & Fogarty, W. (2012). Countrymen standing together. In J. Altman & S. Kerins (Eds.), People on country: Vital landscapes, Indigenous futures (pp. 163-173). Sydney: Federation Press.
Fogarty, W., & Schwab, R. G. (2012). Education, Land and Learning. Ngiya: Talk the Law, 4, 98-121. 
Altman, J., Kerins, S., Hunt, J., Ens, E., May, K., Russell, S., & Fogarty, W. (2011). Indigenous cultural and natural resource management futures CAEPR Topical Issue (Vol. 100). Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, The Australian National University.
Fogarty, W., & Kral, I. (2011). Indigenous language education in remote communities CAEPR Topical Issue. Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, The Australian National University.
Fordham, A., Fogarty, W., & Fordham, D. (2010). The viability of wildlife enterprises in remote Indigenous communities of Australia: A case study CAEPR Working Paper. Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, The Australian National University.
Altman, J., & Fogarty, W. (2010). Indigenous Australians as' No Gaps' subjects: education and development in remote Indigenous Australia. In I. Snyder & J. Nieuwenhuysen (Eds.), Closing the Gap in Education? Improving Outcomes in Southern World Societies (pp. 108-128). Clayton: Monash University Publishing.
Fordham, A., Fogarty, W., Corey, B., & Fordham, D. (2010). Knowledge foundations for the development of sustainable wildlife enterprises in remote Indigenous communities of Australia CAEPR Working Paper. Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, The Australian National University.
Altman, J., Kerins, S., Fogarty, W., & Webb, K. (2008). Why the Northern Territory government needs to support outstations/homelands in the Aboriginal, Northern Territory and national interest: submission to the Northern Territory Government Outstation Policy Discussion Paper CAEPR Topical Issue. Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, The Australian National University.
Fogarty, W., & Paterson, M. (2007). Constructive Engagement: Impacts, Limitations and Possibilities during a National Emergency Intervention: Report to Bawingan Aboriginal Corporation.
Fogarty, W., & Ryan, M. (2007). Monday in Maningrida. In J. Altman & M. Hinkson (Eds.), Coercive Reconciliation: Stabilise, Normalise, Exit Aboriginal Australia (pp. 263-270). Melbourne: Arena Printing and Publishing Pty Ltd.
Fogarty, W. (2005). ‘You got any Truck?’ Vehicles and decentralised mobile service-provision in remote Indigenous Australia CAEPR Working Paper. Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, The Australian National University.
 

Conference Papers
Wilson, B., Fogarty, W., Dodson, M., Gorringe, S., Waller, L., & Kerry, M. (2017). Deficit Discourse in Indigenous Education. Paper presented at the National Indigenous Research Conference, Canberra. 
Bulloch, H., & Fogarty, W. (2017). The flip side of development aspiration: deficit discourse in Australian Indigenous policy. Paper presented at the AAS/ASA/ASAANZ Shifting States: Anthropology Conference, Adelaide. 
Guenther, J., Benveniste, T., Redman-MacLaren, M., O’Bryan, M., Mander, D., Osborne, S., . . . Lloyd, A. (2017). Theorising the mechanisms and outcomes pathways from boarding school participation for remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Paper presented at the AARE: Education: What’s politics got to do with it?, Canberra.  
Fogarty, W. (2016). White Paper Dreaming: Indigenous Development Aspiration and the State in Northern Australia. Paper presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand International Development Studies Network Biennial Conference, Wellington.
Fogarty, W., & Bulloch, H. (2014). 'Responsibility and resistance: Moral development in remote Indigenous Australia. Paper presented at the Aotearoa NZ International Development Studies Network Biennial Conference, Dunedin. 
Schwab, R. G., & Fogarty, W. (2014). Land, learning and identity: toward a deeper understanding of Indigenous ‘Learning on Country'. Paper presented at the AIATSIS National Indigenous Studies Conference ‘Breaking Barriers in Indigenous Research and Thinking: 50 years on', Canberra. 
Bulloch, H., & Fogarty, W. (2013). Freedom, governmentality and remote Indigenous Australia. Paper presented at the 38th Annual ASAA/NZ Conference, Raglan. 
Fogarty, W. (2013). A case for 'Place': Critical place-based pedagogy and Indigenous education. Paper presented at the 38th Annual ASAA/NZ Conference, Raglan. 
Fogarty, W. (2011). A case for 'Place' in remote Indigenous education. Paper presented at the ANU Educational Research Conference, Canberra. 
Fogarty, W. (2011). Competing knowledge systems and place based pedagogy: Indigenous knowledge and education. Paper presented at the IUAES, AAS and ASAA/NZ International Conference: Knowledge and Value in a Globalising World: Disentangling Dichotomies, Querying Unities, Perth. 
Fogarty, W. (2011). Policy, pedagogy and place. Paper presented at the AIATSIS National Indigenous Studies Conference, Canberra. 


Online and Newspaper Articles
Fogarty, W., & Wilson, B. (2016). Governments must stop negatively framing policies aimed at Indigenous Australians (Vol. 2017). Online: The Conversation.
Riddle, S., & Fogarty, W. (2015). Closing the Gap in education report card: needs improvement. Online: The Conversation.
Fogarty, W. (2013). Recognising a wicked problem. Australian Options, Autumn (72), 17-18. 
Fogarty, W. (2012). Indigenous education report misses the big picture. Online: The Conversation.
Fogarty, W. (2012). Learning for the western world? The Indigenous education dilemma. Online: The Conversation.
Palmer, C., Fogarty, W., & Bowen, C. (2012). Action needed to help preserve Indigenous languages. Online: The Conversation.
Fogarty, W. (2012). Maintaining Indigenous languages: revering a distant past or contributing to a better future. Online: Crikey.
Fogarty, W. (2012). Rock star life leads to ministerial life (pp. 3). Online: Business Spectator.
Fogarty, W. (2009). Rudd to be tested on closing school gap. National Indigenous Times, 8(174), 26. 
Fogarty, W. (2008). Out of the classroom and into the community. ABC Radio National: Australian Broadcasting Commission.
Fogarty, W. (2007). In Maningrida, fear is the real emergency. Online: Fully (sic) – Crikey language blog.
Fogarty, W. (2005). A year between two worlds, review of Balanda: My Year in Arnhem Land by Mary Ellen Jordan, The Canberra Times. 


Submissions
Fogarty, W., Dodson, M., & Wilson, B. (2016). Submission to The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs.
Fogarty, W., & Dodson, M. (2014). Submission to the Northern Territory Indigenous Education Review (pp. 8). Darwin: submitted to the Northern Territory Government Department of Education.
Dodson, M., & Fogarty, W. (2012). Expert evidence to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs inquiry into the contribution of sport to Indigenous wellbeing and mentoring (pp. 41). Melbourne: submitted to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs.
Fogarty, W. (2012). Outstation education: Issues and options in the wider Maningrida region (pp. 40). Northern Territory: submitted to Northern Territory Education Department and Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation.
Fogarty, W., & Kral, I. (2011). Submission to the Inquiry into language learning in Indigenous communities (pp. 13). Canberra: submitted to the The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs.

Thesis
Fogarty, W. (2011). Learning Through Country: Competing knowledge systems and place based pedagogy. PhD, The Australian National University, Canberra.  

 

 

Research projects
Indigenous Education and Boarding schools
Discourse, Data and Deficit: Deconstructing the ‘Indigenous Health’ paradigm and its effects on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 
The Narrative Framing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing: A Review
Reframing Discourse and Changing the Narrative of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing: An Analysis
Improving Indigenous education outcomes in Victoria
Deficit Discourse and Indigenous Education: mapping the discursive environment, assessing impact, and changing the conversation
Caring for the Cotter Project evaluation
Indigenous Cricket
Learning on Country Program  (LoCP) evaluation

 

Currently supervising

Ms Kate Bellchambers
Ms Claire Rafferty
Mr Ben Wilson
Ms Corinne Walsh
Ms Magali McDuffie
Ms Sidha Pandian
Ms Kate Bellchambers

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