Michelle Blanchard - Deputy Director

Ms Michelle Blanchard, Deputy Director of the Koori Centre at the University of Sydney, is an Indigenous woman, descendant of the Nugi / Nunnuccal clans, North Stradbroke Island (Minjeeribah), Queensland, Australia. She teaches within the broader area of Aboriginal Studies and holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts (Creative Writing). As a practicing writer, her works have been produced on radio, stage, film and in print.

She is currently undertaking a PHD at the University of Technology which will explore the relationships between Western theatre practice and the role of 'Indigenous' performance. Michelle contributes widely to many internal and external committees, and participates in many Indigenous community events both in Australia and abroad.

Contact Details:

Phone: (02) 9351 4859
Toll Free: 1800 622 742
Fax: (02) 9351 6923
Location: Room 222 Old Teachers College
Email: michelle.blanchard@sydney.edu.au