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Associate Professor, University of Canberra

Ben is a Jagera man from the south of Meanjin (Brisbane). He is connected and obligated to Country around Brewarrina, Mungo, and the Central Coast of NSW.

He has extensive experience as a high school teacher, a cultural and community educator, and a university lecturer. He is a former national facilitator of the Stronger Smarter Leadership Program and is the director of Ben Wilson Consultancy, a firm specialising in Indigenous knowledge systems and cultural renewal and change.


  • 2019–present
    Associate professor, University of Canberra


  • 2022 
    Australian National University, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2016 
    Queensland University of Technology, Master of Education (Research)
  • 2008 
    University of Queensland, Graduate Diploma - Education
  • 2007 
    University of Queensland, Bachelor of Arts (English Lit.)