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Rachel Standfield

Lecturer in Indigenous Studies, University of Melbourne

Rachel Standfield is a lecturer in the Indigenous Studies Program at the University of Melbourne. She is a non-Indigenous woman and a historian of Indigenous societies and colonial histories in Australia and New Zealand, and has also worked in public policy and supporting Indigenous activism for human rights.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Indigenous Studies, University of Melbourne
  • 2002–2020
    Lecturer in Indigenous Studies, Monash University

Education

  • 2009 
    PhD, University of Otago
  • 2003 
    Masters Degree (MPHIL), Australian National University

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    Research services relationship between Monash Indigenous Studies Centre and Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation Project
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation
  • 2020
    Indigenous mobilities to and through Australia: agency and sovereignties
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2018
    Indigenous care leavers in Australia: A national scoping survey
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Sidney Myer Fund

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Historical Association