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Staff directory

View NIKERI Institute academic and professional staff directory.

Staff directory

Academic staff

Staff name Position title
Dr Jessamy Gleeson Acting Director
Kim Browne Lecturer, Indigenous Knowledges
Kate ChealuckLecturer in Education (Primary)
Mardhi Coleman          Senior Lecturer in Nursing
Naomi David         Lecturer in Education (Early Years)
Dr John Davis          Senior Research Fellow
Dr Aleryk Fricker  Lecturer, Indigenous Education
Dr Bryan Fricker Lecturer, Indigenous Knowledges
Rebecca Gerrett-MageeLecturer, Indigenous Knowledges
Penny Harry Lecturer in Education (Primary)
Jesse Ivelja Lecturer in Social Work
Wilbert Mapombere Lecturer in Law
Chels Marshall Senior Research Fellow
Suzanne Nunn         Lecturer in Land and Sea
Sally Riddle          Teaching Scholar in Early Education
Joleen Ryan Lecturer in Social Work
Dr Rosemarie Scott  Lecturer in Education (Early Years)
Dr Manuel SolisSenior Lecturer in Law
Dr Tyson YunkaportaSenior Lecturer, Indigenous Knowledges Systems Lab

Professional staff

Staff name Position title
Bradley AxiakInstitute Manager
Georgie CameronMarketing, Events and Projects Officer
Mark Gilmore Senior Officer, Enrolments
Dale HuntKitjarra Student Residential Coordinator
Kaiylah Kail-HowellStudent Services Support (Travel)
Kaelan McConville Administrative Assistant
Emmalina McLachlan Student Services Assistant (Scholarships)
Coral Reeve Academic Support Officer
Natasha RossingtonTeam Leader, Student Experience
Mahi SolankiStudent Services Assistant (ICT Support)
Jemma SolomonPartnerships Senior Officer
Diane Telford Student Learning Coordinator
Kate Towart Social and Emotional Wellbeing Counsellor
Anna TsiantasAdministrative Coordinator
Tania Wiggins Kitjarra Kitchen Cook



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