Fredericks, Bronwyn

University of Queensland

Bronwyn Fredericks PhD is a Professor and the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) at the University of Queensland. She has over 30 years’ experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Indigenous health organisations, NGOs and Government agencies. Her research, based in the fields of health and education and grounded within the political reality of Indigenous peoples’ daily lives, exemplifies her commitment to social justice and improving Indigenous health and education outcomes. 


  • Articles
    Introduction Darkness is often characterised as something that warrants heightened caution and scrutiny – signifying increased danger and risk. Within settler-colonial settings such as Australia, cautionary and negative connotations of darkness are projected upon Black people and their bodies, forming part of continuing colonial regimes of power (Moreton-Robinson). Negative...Read more