BA(Hons) (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), PhD (Liverpool)

Geography
2013
  • John Taylor is Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University and a former Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research. Professor Taylor specialises in applied demography, Indigenous policy, and development studies.

Main Teaching, Research or Administrative Posts

  • Research Fellow, North Australia Research Unit, Research School of Pacific Studies, the Australian National University, Darwin (1986 - 1990)
  • Fellow, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, the Australian National University, Canberra (1991 - 1998)
  • Senior Fellow, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, the Australian National University, Canberra (1998 - 2010)
  • Deputy Director, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy research, the Australian National University, Canberra (1999 - 2004; 2008 - 2010)
  • Professor and Director, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, the Australian National University, Canberra (2010 - 2013)
  • Emeritus Professor, Australian National University (2013-)

Key Appointments in the Last Ten Years

  • Director, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU
  • Member of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Expert Advisory Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Statistics
  • Board Member, Commonwealth Government Clearinghouse on Closing the Gaps in Indigenous Disadvantage
  • Member, Demographic Change and Liveability Advisory Panel reporting to the Federal Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
  • Member, Northern Australia Expert Advisory Panel advising the Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government
  • Australia-Asia Senior Editor, International Indigenous Policy Journal
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Australian Aboriginal Studies

Adjunct Professor and Policy Associate, Aboriginal Policy Research Consortium (International), the University of Western Ontario, Canada (2006 - )

Kukutai, T and Taylor J (eds) (2016). Indigenous Data Sovereignty: Toward an Agenda, ANU Press, Canberra. Taylor J (2013) Measuring indigenous outcomes from mining agreements in Australia: the role of applied demography, in Community Futures, Legal Architecture: Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom. M Langton and J Longbottom (eds). Abingdon and New York: Routledge

Taylor, J (2013) Indigenous urbanization in Australia: patterns and processes of ethnogenesis, in Indigenous in the City: Contemporary Identities and Cultural Innovation. E J Peters and C Andersen (eds). Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press

Taylor, J (2012) Indigenous mobility and school attendance in remote Australia: Cause or effect?, in International Journal of Educational Research, 54: 31-40

Taylor, J and Bell, M (2012) Towards comparative measures of circulation: Insights from Indigenous Australia, in PopulationSpace and Place, 18: 567-578

Taylor, J (2010) Postcolonial transformation of the Australian Indigenous population, in Geographical Research, 49 (3): 286-300

Taylor, J (2009) Indigenous demography and public policy in Australia: Population or peoples?, in Journal of Population Research, 26: 115-130