Associate Professor Katrina Thorpe

Academic Lead

Dr Katrina Thorpe is a Worimi woman and Academic Lead at Nura Gili. Katrina's research focuses on educational approaches that engage students in Country-centred 'Learning from Country' pedagogies. Katrina is passionate about developing culturally responsive pedagogies that facilitate connections between students and Aboriginal people, communities and Country. Katrina also has 20 years experience teaching mandatory Indigenous Studies across a number of disciplines including education, social work, nursing, health and community development.

Areas of supervision include: Aboriginal education, Country-centred/place-based learning, Indigenous research methodologies, learning and teaching in Indigenous higher education.