Sandra Phillips

Sandra Phillips (PhD), Wakka Wakka and Gooreng Gooreng, is associate professor, coordinator of Indigenous higher degree by research with the Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research at the University of Technology Sydney. Born in 1968, Sandra is also the mother of three adult sons.

Sandra co-edited Griffith Review 60: First Things First, published in April 2018.


A rightful path

EssayIN 1985, I started a bachelor’s degree the month I turned seventeen. Despite a change of degree from social work to arts, I graduated from the University of Queensland with publication and research experience at twenty and became a...

Living cultures under the acts

MemoirIT IS EARLY evening. The family is together at the home Mum bought and paid for with cash savings squirrelled away over many years. All four of her daughters are present. Aunts, Uncles, cousins too. And, most importantly, our...

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