Dr William Fogarty

PhD (The Australian National University)
Senior Fellow, National Centre for Indigenous Studies, ANU College of Law
College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Social And Cultural Anthropology 160104
  • Public Policy 160510
  • Education Policy 160506
  • Studies Of Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Society 169902
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Environmental Knowledge 050201
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Education 130301

Research interests

Bill has a particular interest in the relationship between Indigenous and Western knowledge and the development of sustainable education and employment pathways in remote communities, as well as the role of education and knowledge in society more generally


Dr Bill Fogarty has lived and worked in remote communities for over 15 years and has extensive experience in research on Indigenous education, employment policy and service provision. He has qualifications in anthropology, communications, social research methods, education and applied development. He has worked on projects with a diverse range of organisations concerned with Indigenous Australia such as the Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation, the Northern Land Council and the Northern Territory Government.

He has been a recipient of an Australian Research Council scholarship and has conducted research on Indigenous policy development, employment, education, land and sea management and equitable service provision. He has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at the ANU and is currently a Research Associate at the National Centre for Indigneous Studies.


Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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