CAEPR Theses

Graduate Research currently being undertaken

Nina Nichols, PhD Scholar
The role of an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service in improving employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote Cape York, Queensland.

Talia Avrahamzon, PhD Scholar
How is a child's readiness to engage in reconciliation constructed?

Charmaine Brown, PhD Scholar
What is good practice in Indigenous-led interventions in violence against Indigenous women?

Helen Fraser, PhD Scholar
The Popularity of the Indigenous Protected Areas Program: Foundations and Threats.

Catherine Holmes, PhD Scholar
A study of child’s play from an Indigenous perspective in Australia: an interpretive approach to socialisation

Jonathan Kilgour, PhD Scholar
Complexity and indigenous development: what can we learn from the intersection of complexity theory and indigenous development?

Susan Page, PhD Scholar
Beyond Black and White: Defining Threshold Concepts in first year Australian Indigenous Studies

Stefanie Puszka, Phd Scholar
Urban Domestic Moral Economies of Indigenous Dialysis Patients

Craig Ritchie, PhD Scholar
Culture and Policymaking: Towards Better Aboriginal Policymaking

Michaela Woods, PhD Scholar
The value of cultural practice to Aboriginal people


Completed Theses


Lisa Fowkes, PhD Scholar
Implementing the Remote Jobs and Communities Program

Simone Georg, PhD Scholar
How can service providers use risk and protective factors to improve community safety? Examining inter-agency partnerships


Tony Dreise, PhD Scholar
Fired Optimism: philanthropy and Indigenous Australia

Tjanara Goreng Goreng, PhD Scholar
The impact of Elders on community based development and community recovery amongst Anangu people in the Central Desert

Rob Bray, PhD Scholar
TheAustralian Minimum Wage and the Needs of a Family


Mandy Li-Ming Yap, PhD Scholar
Interaction between gender and wellbeing amongst Indigenous Australians


Dr Deirdre Tedmanson (PhD)
Shifting State Constructions of Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara: changes to the South Australian Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Act 1981-2006.


Dr Paul Cleary (PhD)
Iron Ore Dreaming: a study of Native Title negotiations in the Pilbara, Western Australia


Dr Richard Barcham (PhD)
A Pacific Approach to Community Development:Can It be Transposed to Indigenous Australia?

Dr Kate Sullivan (PhD)
Indigenous Interaction with the Justice System in New South Wales


Dr Kathryn Thorburn (PhD)
Whitefella Governance? Managing Selves, Managing Others In and Around Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia


Dr Bill Fogarty (PhD)
Learning Through Country: Competing Knowledge Systems and Place Based Pedagogy

Dr Diane Smith (PhD)
Cultures of Governance and the Governance of Culture: Indigenous Australians and the State


Dr Nicholas Biddle (PhD)
Does It Pay to go to School? The Benefits of and Participation in Education of Indigenous Australians

Dr Inge Kral (PhD)
Writing Words-Right Way! Literacy and Social Practice in the Ngaanyatjarra World (awarded the 2007 Australian Anthropology Society thesis by research prize)

Dr Benedict Scambary (PhD)
My Country, Mine Country: Indigenous People, Mining and Development Contestation in Remote Australia


Dr Katherine Trebeck (PhD)
Democratisation Through Civil Regulation? The Case of Miners and Indigenous Australians


Dr Robert Levitus (PhD)
Sacredness and Consultation: An Interpretation of the Coronation Hill Dispute


For information on graduate research at CAEPR, contact the HDR Convenor Dr Julie Lahn



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