Ben Kelly


Acting Academic Coodinator, Lecturer 
Ben has taught Indigenous Studies with Nura Gili at UNSW since 2007. Drawing on his training in Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology and Education, Ben teaches a range of courses across the Indigenous Studies Major. Taking inspiration from self-determination theory, culturally responsive pedagogy, and Universal Design for Learning, his teaching practice strives to cultivate learning environments where students feel safe, connected, and confident to pursue their learning goals and academic interests. As an Education Focused academic, Ben is involved with several Communities of Practice at UNSW and is currently co-leading the Teaching for Equity and Diversity CoP. Ben has supervised many successful honours students and is best suited to supervising honours projects related to the politics and ideology of race and racism, settler colonialism, and popular culture.