Dr Payi Linda Ford is a Senior Research Fellow in the Northern Institute. Her knowledge, expertise and research focus on Indigenous issues and her work contributes understanding locally, nationally and internationally.
Dr Ford graduated with her PhD (Education), 2006 from Deakin University.
Dr Ford is a successful senior researcher and has won three Australian Research Council Indigenous Discovery grants, a Fisheries Research Development Council - Warruwi Aquaculture project, a Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre Indigenous Engagement Model research project, several smaller internal and external research grants.
Dr Ford is a member of Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies and The National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network.