Adjunct Staff

Dr Jillene Harris

A (Hons) (First Class), PhD (University of Newcastle)

Adjunct Lecturer


  • Indigenous Australians and Psychology
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Cognitive neuroscience


  • Educating for Cultural Competence
  • Psychology's engagement with Indigenous Australians
  • Strategies for physical, psychological, social and emotional wellbeing
  • The influence of social exclusion in sport
  • 2011 Indigenous Teaching Fellowship $20,000
  • 2010 Indigenous Teaching Fellowship $40,000
  • 2010 Learning and Teaching Grant (Harris, Nolan, Naidu & Hill) $9,991.04
Conference Presentations
  • Harris, J.B. (2012, September). Pathways for Indigenous mental health professionals into Psychology. In H. Gridley (Chair), Closing the Mental Health Gap: Psychology, Education and Indigenous Australian People. Symposium conducted at the Australian Psychological Society 47th Annual Conference, Perth, WA, Australia.
  • Harris, JB. (2010) Pathways in career development for Indigenous students: Methods of promoting an increase in Indigenous access and participation in Psychology. CSU Ed. Bathurst, November 9-11th, 2010.
  • Harris, J., Roberts, R. (2010) Pathways into psychology: towards training Aboriginal psychologists with the aim of more relevant and accessible services for Aboriginal mental health consumers. The MHS in Mental Health Services, Sydney. September 14-17, 2010.
  • Harris, JB. Transforming Psychology’s Engagement with Indigenous Australians, CSU Ed. Thurgoona, November 25-27th, 2009.
  • Nolan, W., Harris, JB., & Hill, BA. (2009) Reconciliation and Social Justice: The role of Australian Universities in Educating for Change. Learning, Teaching, and Social Justice in Higher Education Symposium. Australian Catholic University, School of Arts and Sciences, Melbourne, November 2009.

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