Researcher biography

Ken has a background in health and physical education. He was a HPE teacher and an academic at QUT, Bond University and USQ. He has chosen to retire to spend time with family and friends but is also actively engaged in research projects in teaching styles, traditional games and sporting language. His current PhD is motivated by Jerome family requests to fully explore the life of Australia’s first Aboriginal boxing champion. 

Research interests

Aboriginal sports biographies, traditional Australian games, sporting language, spectrum of teaching styles

Project title

Fighting for recognition: the life of Aboriginal Jerry Jerome


Professor Murray Phillips

Associate Professor Gary Osmond