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Current Work

Sue Jackson is a geographer with over twenty years’ experience researching the social dimensions of natural resource management. She has research interests in the social and cultural values associated with water, customary Indigenous resource rights, systems of resource governance, and Indigenous capacity building for improved participation in natural resource management and planning.  

Subject Area Codes

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Knowledge
  • Conservation and Biodiversity
  • Environmental Management
  • Human Geography

Country Affiliations

  • United States

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 37 (Other: 37)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship



Sue joined Griffith University in 2013 as an Associate Professor/Principal Research Fellow. Sue came to Griffith having been employed by CSIRO where she took up a post-doctoral position under the Office of the Chief’s scholarship program in 2002. Prior to that she had lectured in the Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies at Charles Darwin University, Darwin.  

Education and Training

  • BScHons Bachelor Of Science With Honours, UNSW -
  • PhD Doctor of Philosophy, Macquarie University -

Awards and Honours

  • Future Fellowship, Australian Research Council 2014 -

Internal service roles

  • Co-convenor, FutureWater Working Group – Rivers, flows and people: Connecting ecosystems with human communities, cultures, and livelihoods. -

Visiting appointments

  • Visiting Fellow, University of Melbourne 2011 -

Professional memberships

  • Member, Institute of Australian Geographers -