Maggie is a Palawa woman from Lutruwita, Tasmania. She is a founding member of the Maiam nayri Wingara Indigenous Data Sovereignty Collective and the Global Indigenous Data Alliance. Maggie is a sociologist whose research is focused on race relations, inequality, research methods and methodologies. In 2018 Maggie was awarded a Fulbright Indigenous Scholarship to comparatively study educational outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Native American children. Maggie has recently been elected as a Fellow to the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia – a recognition of researchers for their distinguished contributions to the discipline and society.
Dist. Prof. Maggie Walter (Ermerita)
University of Tasmania