MA (University of Turku, Finland) PhD (UNSW)
Johanna's research interests are in the area of Australian colonial and Indigenous histories, including both Indigenous rights and settler colonial engagement with Indigenous peoples. Johanna’s recent publication Redfern: Aboriginal Activism in the 1970s, by Aboriginal Studies Press, explores the ways in which local Aboriginal organisations pursued self-determination in the diverse fields of law, health, arts and culture, education and housing.She is currently working on community-led project that aims to record and make public the history of the Freedom Rides from the perspective of the Walgett Aboriginal Community.
My Research Supervision
Julian Garcia, Disputed Identity: Settler colonialism and the representation of Aboriginal artists and Aboriginal art of south-eastern Australia, 1880 to 1992
Indigenous Material Culture: Objects and Their Journeys (ATSI2003)
Australian Indigenous Political History (ATSI2011)
Indigenous Histories in the Colonial World (ATSI3017)