Judith Hickson
Judith Hickson

Judith Hickson is a curator at the National Museum of Australia. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern Queensland and a Bachelor of Arts with honours in anthropology from the Australian National University where she is currently enrolled in a Master of Public Health degree. Her research interests include the effects of the physical environment on public health and disease, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, and health issues faced by those who seek refuge and asylum in Australia. She is particularly interested in the ways museums, as centres of learning and understanding, are able to present contemporary environmental and social issues in ways that promote appreciation, tolerance and respect within and between communities.

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Chinese skiers of Kiandra: object and identity

┬×Bart's boat, Goree, April 2012, vol. 9 issue 1