Deputy Vice-President, Engagement and BHP Chair of Indigenous Engagement
Professor Adrian Miller
Phone: 07 4726 5382
Ms Marina Mikecz, Executive Officer
Phone: 07 4923 2379
Ms Kirsten Walpole Sinnamon, Executive Assistant
Phone: 07 4930 6409
About the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)
The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) is responsible for the operations and strategic direction of the University's Office of Indigenous Engagement. The Office provides research and support activities to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.
About Professor Adrian Miller
Professor Adrian Miller is of the Jirrbal people of north-eastern Queensland and is the CQUniversity Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) and BHP Chair of Indigenous Engagement. He joined the Office of Indigenous Engagement (OIE) team in June 2018 following his previous appointment as Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Leadership at Charles Darwin University.
Professor Miller’s previous positions include Academic Director of Indigenous Education and Research and Professor of Indigenous Research at Griffith University; Professor and Head of School at Southern Cross University; and Founding Head of the Department of Indigenous Studies at Macquarie University.
As an academic, his experience involves strong leadership and a capacity for achieving positive outcomes for Indigenous communities in health and education. During the past 23 years, his career has encompassed management, leadership, academic program development, teaching and research.
He has a strong interest in applied and translational research and twice received the Australian College of Educators Teaching Award.
His past research, funded by the Australian Research Council and the National Health and Medical Research Council grant schemes, has attracted more than ten million dollars.