Staff profiles


Syedda Ali Finance Officer
Nathan Allan Teaching and Curriculum/Timetable Coordinator
Associate Professor Tim Allender History Curriculum Coordinator, Associate Professor, History of Education, History Curriculum, Affiliate, History Department, Faculty of Arts
Associate Professor Judy Anderson Associate Professor, Mathematics Education, Curriculum Coordinator, Secondary Mathematics
Professor Michael Anderson Professor of Education (Arts and Creativity)
Emeritus Professor Derrick Armstrong Emeritus Professor


Associate Professor Nigel Bagnall Associate Professor, Comparative Education
Professor Donna Baines Professor and Chair of Social Work, Convenor of Social Work and Policy Studies, Social Work and Policy Studies Coordinator
Mayen Benson Professional Experience Placement Coordinator: Early-Childhood Programs and Health and Physical Education/Human Movement and Health Education Programs
Professor Janette Bobis Professor of Mathematics Education, Research Director
Belinda Bonham Communications Officer
Dr Patrick Brownlee Director, Research Partnerships & Engagement
Dr Nikki Brunker Lecturer, Primary Curriculum Studies
Dr Catherine Burgess Senior Lecturer in Education and Aboriginal Studies Curriculum Methods, Program Director DipEd(Aboriginal) and BEd(Aboriginal Studies)
Dr Kellie Burns Senior Lecturer, Health Education and Professional Practice


Dr Jon Callow Senior Lecturer, English Education K–6, undergraduate and graduate-entry programs, Program Director, MTeach(Primary)
Dr Victoria Campbell Lecturer
Rae Carlson Lecturer
Lesley Carnus Coordinator, Refugee Language Program
Katherin Cartwright Sessional Tutor
Dr Lucila Carvalho Lecturer, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Belinda Chambers Manager, Curriculum and Policy Implementation, PhD Candidate (Sydney)
Dr Yeow-Tong Chia Senior Lecturer, History Curriculum Education
Dr Susan Collings Research Fellow, Institute of Open Adoption Studies
Associate Professor Susan Colmar Program Director, School Counselling/School Psychology MTeach
Professor Raewyn Connell University Chair, Emerita Professor
Dr Wayne Cotton Teacher Education Coordinator
Maya Cranitch Lecturer
Associate Professor Ken Cruickshank Associate Professor, TESOL
Dr Jen Scott Curwood Senior Lecturer - English Education and Media Studies, Curriculum Coordinator - Secondary English, Program Director - Study Abroad and General Electives


Sheelagh Daniels-Mayes Lecturer
Richard Davies Professional Experience Placement Coordinator: Primary
Professor Christopher Day Professor of Educational Leadership
Francis Duffy Lecturer


Dr Suzanne Egan Honorary Research Fellow
Associate Professor David Evans Associate Professor, Special Education, Course Coordinator, MEd(Special and Inclusive Education), Student Disability Liaison Officer, International and Alumni Coordinator
Professor Robyn Ewing AM Professor, Teacher Education and the Arts


Dr Marianne Fenech Program Director BEd(Early Childhood)
Dr Josephine Fleming Lecturer Digital and Youth Culture, Research Manager, The Role of Arts Education in Academic Motivation, Engagement and Achievement
Shiva Ford Project Manager-STEM Teacher Enrichment Academy
Dr Kelly Freebody Lecturer, Drama, English, Teaching and Learning, Combined Degrees Coordinator, Education Director


Vilma Galstaun Lecturer in ICT in education, First Year Coordinator, BEd (Primary), Teaching Teachers for the Future Project Coordinator
Dr Paul Gardiner Postdoctoral Fellow
Karen Garlan Administrative Assistant, Refugee Language Program [Wednesdays only]
Dr Steve Georgakis Senior lecturer of pedagogy and sports studies
Liz Gibson Professional Engagement and Teaching Support Manager (Postgraduate)
Associate Professor Robyn Gibson Associate Professor, Visual & Creative Arts Education, Student Experience Coordinator
Associate Professor Paul Ginns Associate Professor in Educational Psychology
Dr Nigel Bruce Goodwin Lecturer in Technology Education
Nina Goodwin Project Coordinator, Professional Learning
Associate Professor Susan Goodwin Associate Professor
Professor Peter Goodyear Professor, Education, Co-director, Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation (CRLI)
Dr Christine Grice Lecturer


Dr Feifei Han Research Associate
Nicole Hart MEd (Research) candidate, Lecturer
Professor Valerie Harwood Professor of Sociology and Anthropology of Education, ARC Future Fellow
Professor Deb Hayes Professor, Education and Equity
Alexander Hector Manager, Office of Professional Experience
Susan Heward-Belle Program Director MSW(Qualifying)
Associate Professor David Hirsh Associate Professor
John Hobson Lecturer in Indigenous Education
Dr Amanda Howard Associate Professor in Social Work
Jinfeng Huang Finance Officer


Professor Jude Irwin Emerita Professor of Social Work and Social Justice, Social Work and Policy Studies


Professor Michael J. Jacobson Professor and Chair, Education, Co-director, Centre for Research on Computer Supported Learning and Cognition (CoCo), Deputy Director, Institute for Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education
Pam Joseph Lecturer
Suin Jung Research Student Liaison Officer, Office of Doctoral Studies, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays


Dr Kate (Catherine) Keeley Lecturer, Curriculum Coordinator, Geography, Economics, Business Studies BA/BEd(Secondary combined degree) , Curriculum Coordinator, Geography, Economics, Business Studies, Legal Studies and Society and Culture Master of Teaching Program
Maryam Khosronejad Lecturer
Dr Minkang Kim Senior Lecturer in Human Development, Director, BEd Honours Programme
Dr Tina Kostecki Lecturer in Social Work and Director of Field Education


Dr Cathy Little Lecturer, Special Education, Program Director BEd(Primary)
Anthea Lo Finance Officer
Dr Ari Lobel Lecturer in Classical Hebrew and Judaism Curriculum
Dr Remy Low Academic Fellow, First Year Experience and Social Inclusion Coordinator
Dr Betty Luu Research Associate, Institute of Open Adoption Studies


Associate Professor Jacqueline Manuel Curriculum Coordinator, Secondary English Education, Convenor, Arts, English and Literacy Education Research Network (AELE), Affiliate, Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Associate Professor, English Education, Program Director, Master of Teaching (Secondary), Member, Teacher Education Advisory Board
Associate Professor Lina Markauskaite Associate Professor, eResearch, Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation (CRLI), Thesis Examination Coordinator, Office of Doctoral Studies
Claire Marvell Lecturer
Michelle McAlinden Community Languages Program Coordinator
Dr Alex McCormick Lecturer, Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Samantha McMahon Early Career Development Fellow, Teacher Education Foundation Studies
Dr Heather McMaster Lecturer
Maria McQuilty School Manager
Associate Professor Nicole Mockler Lecturer in Education (Foundation Studies)
Sharon Mose Professional Experience Placement Co-ordinator - Secondary
Nyssa Murray Project Manager, Lead My Learning
David Myers Mail Assistant


Dr Yoshitaka Nakakoji Postdoctoral Research Associate
Michael Narciso Manager, Program Support for Undergraduate Secondary Education [all programs], Acting Manager, Program Support and Professional Engagement
Dr Amanda Niland Lecturer
Janica Nordstrom Lecturer


Associate Professor Donna O'Connor Associate Professor, Coach Education and PDHPE, Coordinator, BEd (HMHE) Honours, and MEd (Coach Education), Program Director (HMHE)
Dr Alison O'Grady Lecturer in English Curriculum, Pedagogies and Practices, Creativity and Teacher artistry, Program Directory BEd(Secondary Combined)
Dr George Odhiambo Senior Lecturer in Educational Leadership and Management, Coordinator, Leadership & Management Program, Ethics Coordinator
Associate Professor Armstrong Osborne Associate Professor, Science Education


Professor Brian Paltridge Professor, Research Development Coordinator, Director - TESOL Research Network
Eva Papas Manager, Program Support for BEd (Early Childhood Education), BEd (Primary Education), Bachelor of Social Work
Rachel Payne Project Coordinator, Office of Professional Learning
Dr Louisa Peralta Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Professional Practice, School Ethics Reviewer
Associate Professor Aek Phakiti Associate Professor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator
Associate Professor Ruth Phillips Associate Professor in Social Work and Policy Studies, Associate Dean Research Education (FASS)
Camilla Pilgrim Research Support Officer, Monday-Wednesday
Susan Poetsch Lecturer - Indigenous Education, Director, Master of Indigenous Language Education
Suzanne Pope Program Manager, Institute of Open Adoption Studies
Bev Powell Executive Assistant to Prof Jim Tognolini
Dr Christine Preston Lecturer, Primary Curriculum Studies, Lecturer Science Education, Lecturer Early Childhood Science
Professor Murray Print Professor and Chair of Education
Associate Professor Helen Proctor Associate Professor


Maria Quigley Lecturer


Dr Victoria Rawlings Early Career Development Fellow, Teacher Education Foundation Studies
Associate Professor Margot Rawsthorne Associate Professor, Community Development
Professor Peter Reimann Professor of Education, Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation (CRLI)
Dr Lynette Riley Senior Lecturer
Dr Kathleen Rushton Lecturer in English, Co-Director of Professional Experience


Adriana Scodellaro Technical Officer in Science Education
Alankaar Sharma Lecturer
Associate Professor Huizhong Shen Associate Professor in TESOL
Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Sherington Professor in History of Education
Associate Professor Alyson Simpson Associate Dean Education (FASS)
Linda Simpson Executive officer
Andrea Small Manager Field Education Program
Eleni Smyrnis PhD Candidate, Casual Academic
Catherine Smyth Lecturer, HSIE K-6 Curriculum and Curriculum Studies , 4th Year B.Ed (Primary) Coordinator
Dr Ilektra Spandagou Senior Lecturer, Inclusive Education, Research Higher Degree Coordinator
Bill Spence Lecturer
Dr Margaret Spencer Lecturer
Erin Sreejayan Associate Director, Finance
Dr Marie Stevenson Senior Lecturer in TESOL, Convenor of MEd TESOL
Ann Stravopodis Executive Assistant, Dean's Unit, Facilities Manager
Dr Louise Sutherland Senior Lecturer, Division of Undergraduate and Pre-service Programs, Program Director, MTeach(Secondary)


Dr Debra Talbot Lecturer and Co-Director of Professional Experience
Mareese Terare Lecturer in Social Work and Policy Studies
Dr Matthew AM Thomas Lecturer in Sociology of Education, Comparative and International Education
Dr Katrina Thorpe Lecturer
Professor James Tognolini Director - Educational Measurement and Assessment Hub
Dr Lorraine Towers Lecturer
Dr Emma Tseris Lecturer
Dr Deborah Tully Vonwiller Post-Doctoral Research Fellow


Jonnell Uptin Lecturer


Suzy Velkou Manager Field Education Program
Dr Archana Voola Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Sadhbh Warren Network Coordinator at the Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation (CRLI)
Professor Helen Watt Professor of Educational Psychology
Professor Fran Waugh Professor in Social Work and Policy Studies, Head of School
Associate Professor Jennifer Way Associate Professor, Mathematics Education
Professor Anthony Welch Professor of Education
Dr Thea Werkhoven Lecturer, tutor and course coordinator for EDGU1003
Dr Rachel Wilson Senior Lecturer - Research Methodology / Educational Assessment & Evaluation, Research Methodology Coordinator, Advisor in Research Methodology
Associate Professor Amy Conley Wright Director, Institute of Open Adoption Studies
Ling Wu Research Associate



Dr Hongzhi (Veronica) Yang Scholarly Teaching Fellow - LOTE program
Dr Pippa Yeoman Research Associate