Researcher biography

Mitchell is a postdoctoral researcher interested in Decolonial studies, Education and Health. He earned his PhD from The University of Queensland which focused on the key learning, teaching and education policy (Australian Professional Standards for Teachers 1.4 and 2.4) challenges situated in the contemporary Indigenous Australian education space at university. Mitchell initially trained as a secondary school teacher in the disciplines of English and History in Queensland and studied Education for over a decade. During this time, Mitchell also taught at university, published and worked across various levels of education.

As a Quandamooka researcher, Mitchell is interested in discussing social matters with like-minded scholars for positive community change. Mitchell is an advocate of strength-based thinking and decoloniality. He also enjoys playing music, spending time with family and practising holistic health and wellness.