Research fellow, Deakin University

Jason Gibson is an anthropologist and historian with years of experience in cultural heritage, repatriation and museums. He was awarded the Monash University Historical Studies PhD Prize (2017) and the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria Alpha Prize (2017). His first book, 'Ceremony Men: Making Ethnography and the Return of the Strehlow Collection' is being published with State University of New York Press in 2019.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Fellow, Deakin University
  • 2012–2016
    Curator, Melbourne Museum
  • 2009–2012
    Research Coordinator, Australian National University

Education

  • 2017 
    Monash University, PhD

Publications

  • 2018
    Ethnographic Sound Collections and Australian Aboriginal Heritage: Kaytetye Song Traditions Remembered, International Journal of Heritage Studies
  • 2018
    ‘You’re My Kwertengerl’: Transforming Models of Care for Central Australian Aboriginal Museum Collections, Museum Management and Curatorship
  • 2015
    Central Australian Songs: a history and reinterpretation of their distribution through the earliest recordings, Oceania

Professional Memberships

  • Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation
  • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

Research Areas

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Information And Knowledge Systems (080601)
  • History And Archaeology (21)
  • Anthropology (1601)
  • Heritage And Cultural Conservation (210202)

Honours

Member of the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies