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

Fields of Research

Social work
Sociology of migration, ethnicity and multiculturalism
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social work and social justice
Counselling, wellbeing and community services
Embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges, histories, culture, country, perspectives and ethics in education
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research methods
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sociology
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Housing policy
Vocational education and training curriculum and pedagogy
Clinical social work practice
Other education
Drama, theatre and performance studies
Social geography
Other creative arts and writing
Social change
Visual arts

Research Objectives

Other culture and society
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander development and wellbeing
Multicultural services
Expanding knowledge in human society
Other law, politics and community services
Expanding knowledge in Indigenous studies
Learner and learning
Criminal justice
Social class and inequalities
Social ethics
Higher education
Teacher and instructor development
Homelessness and housing services
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education
Pacific Peoples community services
The performing arts
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture
The creative arts
Other education and training
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Determinants of health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'What is the best thing about being an Indigenous Father in Australia', Interview with Joel Rheinberger
A Relational Pedagogy: A YoungMILE in our Decolonising Social Work Practice Journey; Critical Multicultural Practice in Social Work: New Perspectives and Practices
An Ethics Framework Embedded in an Indigenous Epistemology: Implications for Social Work Research and Practice; Aboriginal Fields of Practice
Australian Social Work is White; Our Voices: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social work
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
Decolonising and indigenising attempts within tertiary education; Teaching Matters
Deep Consciousness and Reclaiming the Old Ways: Aboriginal Women Leading a Paradigm Shift; Oxford Handbook of Indigenous Sociology
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
Intersectionality, Indigeneity, Gender, and Violence; Global Dialogue
Island of Ideas: public lecture series, #BlackLivesMatter; 2020 Social Sciences Week Forum
Principles for a pedagogy of unlearning; Reflective Practice
Re-imagining the resettlement of refugees by engaging with an ethic of thriving; British Journal of Social Work
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 C and five Rís to a new anti-racist paradigm in social work; Australian & New Zealand Social Work & Welfare Education & Research (ANZSWWER) seminar on Racism and Resistance in Social Work, Welfare and Human Services: Education, Research, and Policy
The Race Gap: An Indigenous Perspective on Whiteness, Colonialism and Social Work in Australia; Social Dialogue
What is the best thing about being an Indigenous father in Australia?; Australian Social Work
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)
Mentoring for Professional Practice: A Creativity Based Approach ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Ya pulingina Social Work; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
YoungMILE (Young Migrant Leadership program); Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)

Research Candidate Supervision