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Dr Sadie Heckenberg

Dr Sadie Heckenberg
Name Sadie Heckenberg
Position Lecturer
Section College for Indigenous Studies, Education and Research
Office TA206
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1428
Extension 1428
Email
Qualifications BA Monash , BA(Hons) Monash , PhD SwinburneUT

Research interests
Oral History
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Indigenous and First Nations Literature
Ethical Research Practices
Cultural Safety and Cultural Safe Research Protocals
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Pathways

International and National Research Fellowships

Columbia University Oral History Institute Summer Fellow, Columbia University. (2017)
Norman McCann Summer Scholar, National Library of Australia. (2017)
Confucius China Studies Program Young Leaders Fellowship, Victoria Business Confucius Institute and the University of International Business and Economics. (2016)
Fulbright Indigenous Scholar, Australian-American Fulbright Commission, Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, University of Hawai'i Manoa. (2014-2015)

Professional memberships
President, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Association
Fulbright USQ Campus Advisor, Australian-American Fulbright Commission
National Student Voice in University Decision Making Advisory Group
Oral History Association
Society of the History of Emotions (formerly CHE)
Indigenous Oral History Network
World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium
Golden Key International Honour Society

Retired Memberships
Gippsland FM Program Advisory Committee, 104.7 Gippsland FM Board of Directors
Ka Lei Papahi ‘O Kakuhihewa, Honolulu, Hawaii
Vice President - National Indigenous Postgraduate Assoc. Aboriginal Corp
Co-Vice President (Equity); NIPAAC Liaison Offer; Women's Officer - Council for Australian Postgraduate Associations
Indigenous Representative; Gippsland Representative - Monash Postgraduate Association
Mentor - Berry Street Plan-it Youth mentoring program

Currently teaching courses/programs
ISE1001 First Nations Literature and Writings
IPP7001 Talking the talk: claiming your voice within Academia
IPP7002 Learning the lingo: academic writing
IPP7003 Keeping on track: academic skills
IPP7005 Walking the walk: applying tertiary skills
IPP7006 Academic conventions and Indigenous research methodologies

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Administrative responsibilities
IHEPP Program Coordinator
CISER College Academic Coordinator

Research most recent
Varnham, S., Abrahams, N., Heckenberg, S., Johnston, S., and Wyks, L., (2017), “Working with students for students: creating a culture of partnership towards enhancement” (KEYNOTE), TEQSA Conference, Melbourne.

Heckenberg, S., (2017), “Learning Through Doing: My Wiradjuri Yindyamarra”, Emotions of Cultures/Cultures of Emotions: Comparative Perspectives, the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, University of Western Australia, Perth.

Heckenberg, S., (2017), “Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement”, Equity Leadership Conference, Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations, Perth.

Heckenberg, S., (2017), “Life Lessons, Cultural Connectedness and Ways of Being through our Oral Histories”, Sovereignty, Space and Mobility in Settler Colonial Studies, Latrobe University, Bendigo.

Heckenberg, S., Derbyshire, P., and Leroy-Dyer, S., (2017), Media Release: The real risk to regional, mature aged, and Indigenous students, Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations.

Heckenberg, S., (2016), Federal Government Submission to the Review of HEPPP, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Postgraduate Association.


Research most notable
Finkel AO, A., Bannigan, S., and Heckenberg, S., (2016), “Future Context for Higher Education Learning and Teaching”, Office of Learning and Teaching Conference, Melbourne.

Gunstone, A., and Heckenberg, S., (2009), The Government Owes a Lot of Money to our people: A History of Indigenous Stolen Wages in Victoria, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne.