Helping Our Community to Flourish

Sue McGinty is the Adjunct Professor at James Cook University (JCU), Australia.

Prof McGinty is an educator and researcher with special expertise in Indigenous Education. In the last five years she has won five nationally competitive grants to examine the value of flexible learning options for disenfranchised young people, to create digital repositories for Indigenous histories, and to examine the experiences of homelessness among Indigenous women. 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. She has published (with Koo Yew Lie from Malaysia and Mahnaz Saeidi from Iran) a cross country study on research students' perceptions of the role of supervision and cultural knowledge in thesis production.