Portrait of Jon Altman

Jon Altman

Jon Altman is a research professor at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University, and an Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University.

One of Australia's most engaged public intellectuals, Jon also frequently writes for a broader audience on Aboriginal economic issues in Inside StoryCrikeyArena, and New Matilda.

His research engages with questions of social justice and human rights for minority groups globally, and he looks at issues of appropriate economic development and associated policy for Indigenous Australia; hybrid economy theory and practice; and the economic engagement of Indigenous people with Australian and global capitalism.