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Dr Tonya Stebbins Deputy Head of School - Coursework, HUSS School Operations

Dr Stebbins' contributions to the field include innovative partnerships with communities who speak minority and endangered languages, ensuring communities have access to resources that support language revitalisation. Research in decolonising linguistics includes a recent book on decolonising methods and practice in language revitalisation, focussing on six case studies from eastern Australia.

Stebbins is currently conducting research on intersections between language policy and system responses to family violence. She also has an interest in the impact of the NDIS roll out on culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Stebbins is an experienced consultant having completed projects across the Heath, Human Services and Education sectors. Projects include program evaluation, organisational development, program review and qualitative research on topics including family violence, child protection, AOD interventions, homelessness, and financial capability.

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