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Sean Gorman


Sean Gorman is the author of two books: Brotherboys: The story of Jim and Phillip Krakouer (2005) and Legends: The AFL Indigenous Team of the Century (2011). Brotherboys was adapted for theatre and Krakouer! had a national tour in 2011.

Sean is the lead chief investigator of an ARC Linkage that is reviewing the AFL’s Vilification Policy. He is a senior research fellow at Curtin University. His interests include Indigenous history, Indigenous sport history, social justice, postcolonialism, history and AFL.

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