Cat Street

MPH, B(Phys)

PhD Candidate

Cat Street has worked in policy and program planning, development and evaluation in health, education and housing settings in the NT and internationally. She is passionate about integrating systems thinking and complexity theory into her work, and places high value on understanding and reaching consensus amongst diverse perspectives to achieve positive outcomes. She has a particular interest in evaluation and learning processes to be able to do this.

Cat Street has decided to enrol in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program to further develop some research that she was involved with at CDU in 2017. She continues to be guided by the project Reference Group for the design, analysis and dissemination of her PhD research.

PhD Project Title

Examining definitions of ‘success’ in Indigenous higher education policy in the Northern Territory.

Research Interests

  1. Systems thinking and complexity
  2. Evaluation
  3. Indigenous Affairs policy
  4. Educational theory
  5. Indigenous engagement


Professor Ruth Wallace, Principal (College of Indigenous Futures, Arts & Society, Charles Darwin University)
Professor James Smith, Menzies School of Public Health Research
Associate Professor John Guenther, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
Professor Steven Larkin, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education

Link to Research Publications

Cat Street


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