Dr Michael Guerzoni (PhD, University of Tasmania) is an Indigenous Fellow Academic Development in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania, lecturing in child protection, juvenile justice, and Indigenous justice issues. His research centres on the safeguarding of children within religious organisations, organisational culture, and the wellbeing and educational success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Prior to his current role, Mike served in the office of the Pro-Vice Chancellor of Aboriginal Leadership at the University of Tasmania where he, with Distinguished Professor Emerita Maggie Walter, researched and designed the University’s Curricula Indigenisation framework. He is a descendent of the Trawulwuy people of Tasmania’s northeast, and post-war Italian migrants.

Michael Guerzoni