Sue McGinty is an Adjunct Professor in the College of Arts, Education and Society. She is now retired,

Prof McGinty has worked in the fields of Education and Indigenous Australian Studies as a teacher and researcher with special expertise in Indigenous Education. She has won several nationally competitive grants to examine ways of reengaging young people who have disengaged from schooling, and to create digital repositories for Indigenous histories. She has published many papers in her field of research as well as on issues in higher education. She has been a successful supervisor of graduate students winning an Australian Learning and Teaching Program Award for Postgraduate Teaching and Supervision in 2009.

  • Excellence in Indigenous education
  • Flexible learning options for disenfranchised young people
  • Epistemological interpretations in research
  • 2015 - Lifetime Achievement Award for Postgraduate Supervision
  • 2010 - JCU supervisor of the Year
  • 2009 - Australian Learning and Teaching Award – Postgraduate Program. With Felecia Watkin Lui and Yvonne Cadet-James
  • American Educational Research Association
  • Australian Association of Research in Education
  • 2014 to 2017 - Chair, St Patrick's College Board
  • 2007 to 2012 - Deputy Chair: Edmund Rice Education Australia

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 47+ research outputs authored by Prof Sue McGinty from 2000 onwards.


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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • Birthing on Mornington Island: Culture, Identity and our Aspirations for the Future. (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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