Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Leadership

Professor Barry Judd

Professor Judd is a descendant of the Pitjantjatjara people of northern South Australia. 

CDU has appointed Professor Barry Judd as Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor of Indigenous Leadership.

Professor Judd has worked in Indigenous higher education for the past 29 years in a variety of professional staff roles and academic positions.  Prof. Judd moved to work at CDU’s Alice Springs campus last year, when he was appointed as the Northern Institute’s Professor of Indigenous Social Research.

Professor Judd is a leading Australian scholar: and is a member of the National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN), the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS), the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA).  He is an Honorary Fellow at the University of Western Australia and has successful led a number of Australian Research Council (ARC) sponsored research projects. His main area of research focuses on the social impact of Australian (Rules) Football on Indigenous Australia. His research profile also includes race relations, history, Australian identity and public policy.

Amongst his many qualifications, Professor Judd has a PhD (Indigenous Studies) from Monash University, and an MA (Public Policy) from The University of Melbourne.

Prof Judd will be in the role until December 31 while recruitment for the ongoing position takes place.

Professor Barry Judd


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Office of PVC Indigenous Leadership
Casuarina Campus
Building Orange 12.3.49