Doug Nightingale

Research Project Officer

Doug Nightingale is the research project officer. He is a white settler from Manchester, now living and working on the unceded lands of the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung peoples of the Kulin nations. Doug completed a BSc (Hons) at Warwick University in 2018, majoring in Economics. He completed a MA in Gender, Sexuality and Culture at the University of Manchester in 2020. His thesis explored settler homonationalism within contemporary LGBTQ campaigning and how it relates to the continued disavowal of Indigenous sovereignty in so-called Australia. Doug’s research interests include gender, sexuality, settler colonialism and Indigenous-settler relations. He is currently working as a research assistant on an ARC Discovery Project with academics from the University of Melbourne and the University of Queensland, investigating Indigenous governance and state relations