Professor Marcia Langton, B.A (Hons) ANU, PhD Macq U, F.A.S.S.A, A.M

Marcia Langton


Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies
Centre for Health & Society
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010
Tel:    +61 3 8344 9156
Fax:    +61 3 8344 9162
Email: marciall@unimelb.edu.au

Biography
Marcia Langton has held the Foundation Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies at the University of Melbourne since February 2000. An anthropologist and geographer, she has made a significant contribution to Indigenous studies at three universities, and to government and non-government policy and administration throughout her career.

Her research has concerned Indigenous relationships with place, land tenure and environmental management, agreement-making and treaties in the Northern Territory and Cape York Peninsula.

Her work in anthropology and the advocacy of Aboriginal rights was recognised in 1993 when she was made a member of the Order of Australia. She became a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2001 and was awarded the inaugural Neville Bonner Award for Indigenous Teacher of the Year in 2002.

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