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Denise Angelo is a PhD student in linguistics at the Australian National University. She researches contemporary Indigenous language ecologies, including traditional Indigenous language programs, recognising and describing new contact languages and English for Indigenous students who are English learners.


  • 2014–present
    Sessional Lecturer, University of Sydney
  • 2015–present
    Sessional Lecturer, Central Queensland University


  • 1988 
    BA Hons, University of Sydney


  • 2020
    , Translanguaging the Curriculum: A Critical Language Awareness Curriculum for silenced Indigenous voices
  • 2019
    , The art of recognition. Visualising contact languages with community vernacular languages posters
  • 2019
    , From the ground up. How Aboriginal languages teachers design school-based programs in their local language ecology, with Carmel Ryan, Marmingee Hand, Nathan Schrieber & Michael Jarrett