Ingrid Ryan

Ingrid Ryan

Research Officer

Ingrid Ryan is the Research Officer and Archivist at Alphacrucis College. She has worked in various Education roles at Sydney Living Museums and the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. Ingrid's Honours research (2016) explored the 'cultural activism' of five non-Indigneous creative women, who used their cultural capital as advocates for Indigenous wellbeing and promoters of Indigenous visual culture, during the Interwar period. Ingrid plans to undertake further academic study with a view to working in the a curatorial/education role in the Museum sector. 


BA (Hons 1) (University of New South Wales)
Dissertation Title Creative Women as Cultural Activists: The Advocacy of Aboriginal Welfare and Visual Culture in Interwar Australia 2016

BFA/BA (College of Fine Arts/University of New South Wales) 2015

Research Interests

Australian Social and Cultural History, Art History and Theory, the History of Visual Culture, Sociology, Indigenous Studies, Women's History. 

Journal Article

  • 2019
    • Paul Oslington, Nick Jensen, Ingrid Ryan (2019). Enhancing the Evidence Base for Australian Theological Research. Colloquium: The Australian and New Zealand Theological Review, 51 no. 1 5-24. | Link to journal
    • David Armstrong, Shane Clifton, Ingrid Ryan (2019). Learning to Dream: an urban Pentecostal embraces his Aboriginal Spirituality. Australasian Pentecostal Studies, 20 (2019) 18-34. | Link to journal

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