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Julie Andrews Julie Andrews i(A146088 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Yorta Yorta / Yota Yota
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Julie Andrews teaches in Humanities and Social Sciences . She is a La Trobe University graduate in archaeology, sociology and anthropology.  Andrews has been employed at La Trobe University for over 22 years and during this time has established and managed the Koori Centre; established and managed the Aboriginal Academic Support and Liaison Unit; taught cultural awareness to university staff and developed the La Trobe University Indigenous Employment Strategy.

In 2015 she was made convenor of Aboriginal Studies at La Trobe University Bundoora campus. She taught a first year undergraduate subject titled ‘Introduction to Aboriginal Australia’ to Bundoora, Mildura and Albury Wodonga campuses. She also teaches an On Country subject at the Shepparton campus.

Andrews research interests include Indigenous demography, Indigenous families, Indigenous identity, community development, Indigenous education and employment, Indigenous urban community space, child identity construction, mobility impact upon employment and education.  She has undertaken a Doctorate in Anthropology titled Aboriginal Melbourne – where we are today – revisiting Diane Barwick’s 1963 study on the Melbourne Aboriginal community titled A Little More Than Kin – Regional Affiliation and Group Affiliation Among Aboriginal Migrants in Melbourne.

She is a member of the Museum of Melbourne Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee. In 2015 Andrews became a member of the La Trobe University Academic Board. (Source : http://www.yapaneyepuk.com/presenters/julie-andrews/

 

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 shortlisted Stanner Award for ‘Where’s all the community? Kinship, mobility and identity revisited in Aboriginal Melbourne.’  
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