Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education), Professor Cindy Shannon

Office of the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)

Professor Cindy Shannon is currently the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) at The University of Queensland and is a descendent of the Ngugi people from Moreton Bay. Professor Shannon joined the University of Queensland in 1992 as the Head of the Universityís Indigenous Health Program and was appointed, Director of the Centre for Indigenous Health Education and Research in 1996.

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Jason Curtis - Unit Manager

Jason Curtis, Business Manager

Jason Curtis is the ATSIS Unit's Business Manager and provides strategic support and advice to the Director. Jason also coordinates the provision of Student Services for Indigenous students at UQ.

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Associate Professor Jon Willis

Associate Professor Jon Willis, Academic Director

Associate Professor Jon Willis is the Academic Director in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit and is also the Director of the newly founded POCHE Center for Indigenous Health

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Natalie Fraser - Student Relations Officer

Natalie Fraser, Student Relations Officer

Natalie graduated from the University of Southern Queensland in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Applied Psychology. Natalie has over 15 years experience working in the human services field in various support roles including Child Protection, Education and Employment. Natalie has a passion for supporting and empowering people to embrace valuable learning opportunities through various educational pathways and feels fortunate to now be a part of the ATSIS Unit.

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Shane Drahm, Director

Shane Drahm, Director

Shane Drahm is responsible for delivering the ATSIS Unitís strategic direction and operations in line with the Universityís strategic and operational plans.

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Sheree Hilt - Finance and Administration Officer

Sheree Hilt, Finance and Administration Officer

Sheree is a descendant of the Kullilli people of south-west Queensland (Her Father's father), Kooma (Fathers mother) South Central Region of QLD, Gunggarri people (mother's mother) and Wailwan people ( Her mothers' father) Quambone are NSW.

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Dr Katelyn Barney

Dr Katelyn Barney, Research Fellow/Managing Editor, The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education

Dr Katelyn Barney (PhD Qld, BMus Hons Qld, BA Qld, A.Mus. A) is Project Manager and Researcher in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.

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Professor Ian Lilley

Professor Ian Lilley

Professor Ian Lilley (BA Hons, MA Qld, PhD ANU) is a professional archaeologist and a Professor in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.

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Al Harvey - Marketing / Communications Officer

Al Harvey, Academic Project officer

Al is of Saibai Island descent of the Ait Kodal (Crocodile) and Samu (Cassowary) clans.

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