Melinda HinksonStaff member
Melinda Hinkson is an Associate Professor of Anthropology. She has wide ranging interests in the faultlines of settler colonial Australia, the governance of indigenous difference, displacement and placemaking practices, and the challenges of coexistence. Much of Melinda’s work is informed by long standing research relationships with Warlpiri people of Central Australia as well as an abiding interest in visual culture.
Prior to joining Deakin University in late 2015, Melinda lectured in social anthropology and interdisciplinary visual culture studies at the Australian National University. Melinda is the Director of the Institute for Postcolonial Studies.