• Steve Mickler

    Steve Mickler is Head of the School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts at Curtin University.

    He has a diverse background in Indigenous affairs and academia, having previously worked in Aboriginal Affairs in the Northern Territory and Western Australia, including in the public affairs sections of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs, ATSIC and as a research officer with the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.

    His previous publications include Gambling on the First Race: A Comment on Racism and Talkback RadioThe Myth of Privilege: Aboriginal Status, Media Visions, Public IdeasThe War on Democracy: Conservative Opinion in the Australian Press (with Niall Lucy), and numerous journal articles dealing with media and public representation of Indigenous affairs.