Centre Manager, Indigenous Law Centre, UNSW

Eddie is a Wamba Wamba First Nations person who writes about Indigenous experience at the intersections of law, culture and society, exploring how these different fields impact upon and affect different representations of Indigenous peoples.

He is an Indigenous academic lawyer and researcher and the Centre Manager of the Indigenous Law Centre at UNSW. Eddie has worked in Indigenous higher education providing support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying at Griffith University through the GUMURRII Student Support Unit. Eddie is also currently completing his PhD with the Griffith Law School focusing on a critique of Indigenous recognition and the liberal rights discourse of Indigenous recognition. Eddie has also taught Indigenous Studies and Law at Griffith University, teaching Reconstructing the Aboriginal Australian, Aboriginal Political Histories, Contemporary Aboriginal Issues and Property Law 1.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Centre Manager, Indigenous Law Centre, UNSW
  • 2018–present
    Senior Research Assistant, Griffith University
  • 2013–present
    Learning Assistance Officer , GUMURRII Student Support Unit
  • 2017–present
    Academic, Griffith University

Education

  • 2012 
    Griffith University , Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • 2008 
    Griffith University , Bachelor of Arts