Jodie is a Teaching & Research Fellow with the Institute for Social Science Research at the University of Queensland (UQ); an Academic Adviser for UQ’s International Development unit; and a Lecturer and Research Associate with the School of Political Science and International Studies. She is an experienced academic (teaching and research), with a significant track record in research, evaluation, teaching and facilitation as well as gender equity and social inclusion mainstreaming in policing and international development. Jodie's teaching and research is focused on: Evaluation of development and peacebuilding interventions; Complexity theory in program management, monitoring, evaluation and learning; Post conflict and 'fragile' state institutional capacity development and reform; Inclusive leadership in the public sector for development; Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) in the public sector; GESI mainstreaming; GESI policy and institutional reform; Gender-based violence reform and programming; gender and development; and inclusive public sector leadership and governance in developing contexts; Indigenous governance; governance in Aboriginal community controlled health organisations. Jodie's track record includes developing program management and evaluation operations manual for policing interventions (based on research undertaken with RAMSI), evaluating RAMSI’s correctional component, developing gender-sensitive manuals for deployed personal for working with informal justice mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries (including Timor-Leste), evaluating community gender-based violence programming in Solomon Islands, working on the implementation of GESI in PNG Public Service. Jodie is a course-coordinator and content designer for UQ’s MicroMasters on Leadership in Global Development and a casual lecturer for UQ’s School of Political Science and International Studies. Jodie currently teaches Evidence, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in Peace and Conflict for POLSIS and Inclusive Strategic Leadership for UQ’s Business School.

A few key recent publications:

Brigg, M. and J. Curth-Bibb. (2017). Recalibrating Intercultural governance in Australian Indigenous Organisations: The case of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health. Australian Journal of Political Science. 52:2; 199-217.

Bull, M., George, N. and J. Curth-Bibb. (2017). The Virtues of Strangers? Policing Gender Violence in Pacific Island Countries. Policing and Society.

Moran, M., Porter, P. and J. Curth-Bibb. (2016). The Impact of Funding Modalities on the Performance of Indigenous Organisations. Australian Journal of Public Administration.