Dr Levon Blue

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Senior Lecturer, Carumba Institute

Doctorate of Philosophy (Griffith University)

Dr Levon Blue is a senior lecturer at the Carumba Institute at Queensland University of Technology. She is the coordinator of the National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN). Levon was awarded a PhD in 2016 that focused on financial literacy education practices in a First Nation community in Canada. She is a member of Beausoleil First Nation in Canada and lives in Australia. Levon’s research area includes financial literacy education and higher education. She is Chief Investigator on two Australian Research Council funded grants: National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN), and Discovery Indigenous – Empowering Indigenous Businesses Through Improved Financial and Commercial Literacy. Levon has published many journal articles, book chapters and more recently co-edited a book titled “Indigenizing Education: Discussions and Case Studies from Australia and Canada”.

Additional information

Invited Member, National Financial Capabilities Research Steering Committee, Australian Securities and Investment Commission (2019-2020) Invited Academic, Draft National Financial Capability Strategy Roundtable, The Treasury (Australian Government) (August 2021) Invited Keynote Speaker, NSW Adult Literacy and Numeracy Council (December 2021 Conference)
Title
Empowering Indigenous Businesses Through Improved Financial Literacy
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1900001757
Start year
2018
Keywords
Title
National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN)
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
00004443.0
Start year
2012
Keywords
Indigenous Knowledge; Research Capacity Building
  • Teachers' Perspectives of Embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Histories and Cultures in Mathematics
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Peter Anderson