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Senior lecturer, The University of Queensland

Dr Richard Martin is a Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Queensland. He has undertaken anthropological fieldwork with Indigenous people in Queensland, the Northern Territory, New South Wales, and Western Australia. He has authored numerous reports about Australian Indigenous native title claims and given expert evidence in the Federal Court of Australia. He has also published a range of scholarly articles about native title, cultural heritage, and Australian history and culture, as well as the book, The Gulf Country: The story of people and place in outback Queensland (Allen & Unwin, 2019). He holds a PhD from the University of Western Australia and a Bachelor of Arts/Education from the University of New South Wales (UNSW).  


  • 2017–2018
    Senior Lecturer and Director, UQ Culture and Heritage Unit, The University of Queensland