ARC Indigenous Research Fellow, University of Sydney

Dr Grieves is Warraimay from the mid north coast of NSW and an historian. She is currently completing an ARC funded project exploring the history of the Aboriginal family over space and time - and also beginning a project on the Children born of war in Australia during the war in the Pacific 1941 - 1944. Her research interests are to do with gender and race in settler colonial societies, the development of Indigenous knowledges in the academy, wellbeing and cultural heritage management. The first Aboriginal BA (Hons) graduate in Australia, she has had a varied career as a manager in policy and program development contexts within the Commonwealth public service, universities and as CEO of Biripi Aboriginal Medical Service.

Experience

  • –present
    Honorary Indigenous Research Fellow, University of Sydney

Education

  • 2009 
    Macquarie University, PhD

Research Areas

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Knowledge Management (080701)
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History (210301)
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies (200201)
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Policy (160501)