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About Dr Catherine Howlett

Dr Catherine Howlett BA(UQ), BSc(Hons)(GU), PhD(GU) 
Cathy has been continuing her research career and teaching Honours students at Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples, Southern Cross University, since 2016. Cathy’s expertise is in the political economy of mining on Indigenous Lands, resource management on Indigenous lands, Indigenous curriculum development, research methodologies, Native Title, and impact assessment.  She publishes widely and is currently a co researcher in two major Norwegian research projects with Sami colleagues at the Artic University in Tromso, Norway. These projects focus upon the comparative governance of resources on Indigenous lands across Norway, Sweden, Canada and Australia.


2016 - Present Academic, Southern Cross University Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples
2003 - 2016 Senior Lecturer, Griffith University ‐ Griffith School of Environment
1996 - 2003 Research Assistant, Griffith University

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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480


Journal articles (11)

Books (1)

Book chapters (1)

Conferences (5)