Adam Shoemaker | Vice-Chancellor
Southern Cross University | Australia

Adam Shoemaker, Vice-Chancellor, Southern Cross University

Professor Adam Shoemaker is one of Australia's leading researchers in the area of Indigenous literature and culture. Prior to his current appointment as Vice Chancellor of Southern Cross University, he held senior leadership roles at a number of other Australian universities including Academic Provost at Griffith University, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education) at Monash University and Dean of Arts at the Australian National University. 

Professor Shoemaker is the author or editor of nine books in the area of Indigenous Australian Literature and Culture, including Black Words, White Page and Aboriginal Australians: First Nations of an Ancient Continent.  Canadian by birth, he holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Queen's University and a PhD from the Australian National University.

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