Professor Barry Judd

PhD (Indigenous Studies), MA (Public Policy)

Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Leadership

A descendant of the Pitjantjatjara people of northern South Australia, Professor Judd has worked in Indigenous higher education for the past 29 years in a variety of professional staff roles and academic positions.

In 2017 Professor Judd was appointed to Professor of Indigenous Social Research in the Northern Institute, based on the Alice Springs campus.

Professor Judd is a leading Australian scholar and is a member of the:

  • National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN)
  • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
  • Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA).

He is an Honorary Fellow at the University of Western Australia and has successfully 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.

Professor Barry Judd


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