Dr Helen Johnson
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland
Honorary Research Fellow
Dr Helen Johnson currently operates her own consultancy, following more than two years as a Principal with Coffey Environments. Helen has undertaken field research a number of Papua New Guinea provinces as part of her consultancy work.
Helen has a PhD in Anthropology from Monash University and over 20 years academic experience in social science, anthropology, women and gender studies, community relations, and international development, with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific Region. Helen has supervised over 80 postgraduates at the PhD and Masters level to completion of their thesis research projects and has worked on projects in Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Iraq, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Singapore and the Solomon Islands.
In 2016 Helen made a range of presentations as part of her Professorship with the University of Sassari, Italy.
GCHE (Higher Education), Monash University
BA - Hons (Anthropology) Monash University
Ph.D. (Anthropology) Monash University
Member - Australian Anthropological Society
Member - Canadian Anthropological Society
Member - Victorian Women's Trust
Senior Lecturer (Anthropology), University of Queensland, 2002 - Present
Lecturer (Anthropology), Monash University, 1996 - 2001
Lecturer (Womens's Studies), Monash University, 1997 - 1998
- Gender and Indigenous Women in New Caledonia
- The Vietnamese Diaspora in New Caledonia
- Globalisation, Social Change and Mixed Heritage
- Gender and Information and Communication Technologies in the Asia Pacific
- Gender, Development and Social Impact Assessment
- Engaging with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities in Australia and Canada
- Gender, Labour and Knowledge Work in Malaysia
- Learning Experiences and Outcomes of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students at The University