Melitta Hogarth is a Kamilaroi woman and the Indigenous Education lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland and more specifically, the College for Indigenous Studies, Education and Research. Melitta taught for almost 20 years in all three sectors of the Queensland education system specifically in Secondary education. Melitta’s interests are in education, equity and social justice. Melitta recently completed her PhD where she critically analysed Australian Indigenous education policy.


  • 2017–present
    Lecturer, University of Southern Queensland
  • 2015–2017
    Associate lecturer, Queensland University of Technology


  • 2018 
    Queensland University of Technology, PhD
  • 2015 
    Queensland University of Technology, Master of Education (Research)
  • 2015 
    Queensland University of Technology, Graduate Certificate of Academic Practice
  • 1996 
    University of Southern Queensland, Graduate Diploma of Education
  • 1995 
    University of Southern Queensland, Bachelor of Creative Arts

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Association for Research in Education
  • Australian Indigenous Lecturers in Initial Teacher Education Association