Dr Juliana Mclaughlin

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Senior Lecturer, School of Communication

PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Juliana Mohok McLaughlin (PhD) is a Senior Lecturer in the Creative Industries Faculty at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia where she teaches critical Indigenous studies in higher education, education, decolonising methodologies, research ethics and protocols and culture studies. Her teaching and research are informed by postcolonialism, critical race and critical theories, decolonisation and Indigenous standpoint frameworks. She has a track record in supervising international and domestic Doctor of Philosophy and Professional Doctorates from multi-disciplinary backgrounds and projects to successful completion over the last 20 years. Her research is driven by her passion for decolonising research and education, social justice, equitable development and international education. Juliana has extensively published in refereed journals and book chapters, serves on journal editorial boards and has provided expert reviews for a number of manuscripts for publishing firms. Juliana worked as an academic advisor in the Oodgeroo Unit, QUT Chancellery from 2004 – 2017 where she led and facilitated academic and cultural support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders students studying at QUT. She is a past president for the Australian New Guinea Comparative and International Education Society (ANZCIES), currently Oceania CIES. Juliana is from Manus Island, Papua New Guinea.

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Dr Julie McLaughlin has provided consultancy for the following organisations:

  • Ministry of Education, Papua New Guinea
  • Divine Word University, Papua New Guinea
  • Visiting Vietnamese Educators
  • Madrasah Educators Project
  • Papua New Guinea curriculum development
  • Message Stick Intersects Western Science: Understanding experiences of networking interactions, using open service social media platforms, from within rural and remote Aboriginal Australia
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Jason Watson
  • Understanding the barriers and enablers to Australian Indigenous career succession and progression in the workplace
    MPhil, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Robyn Mayes