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Researcher: Baltra-Ulloa, AJ (Dr Joselynn Baltra-Ulloa)

Fields of Research

Social Work
Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
Race and Ethnic Relations
Clinical Social Work Practice
Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development

Research Objectives

Cultural Understanding
Ethnicity, Multiculturalism and Migrant Development and Welfare
Social Class and Inequalities
Law, Politics and Community Services
Community Service (excl. Work)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Bumps on the Yellow Brick Road. Sierra Leoneans in Launceston Australia and their settlement experiences; The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations
Difficult conversations: race, class and gender in White Australia; Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class and Gender
Incorporating whiteness into the teaching and learning of anti-racist social work; Cross-cultural social work: local and global
Speaking of care from the periphery: The politics of caring from the post-colonial margins; Critical Ethics of Care in Social Work: Transforming the Politics and Practices of Caring
The Race Gap: An Indigenous Perspective on Whiteness, Colonialism and Social Work in Australia; Social Dialogue
Why Decolonized Social Work is more than crossculturalism; Decolonizing Social Work

Research Projects

Joint World Conference on Social Work Education and Social Development; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
YoungMILE (Young Migrant Leadership program); Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)

Research Candidate Supervision