Heads of School/Centre Directors
The Head of School / Centre Director works closely with the Dean and the University leadership teams to lead and manage the School or Centre’s strategic direction and student education experience.
Your Head of School or Centre Director is here to support you and can be contacted directly for any queries or concerns you have that cannot be sufficiently addressed by your Deputy Head of School (Learning and Teaching) or Deputy Head of School (Research).
Contact details for your Head of School / Centre Director are below:
Deputy Heads of School, Learning and Teaching
The Deputy Head of School, Learning & Teaching, has oversight over the planning, administration, and delivery of the learning and teaching portfolio in the School.
Any queries or concerns that cannot or have not been effectively answered by your course convenor, Stream/Program Convenor or Grievance Officer, please contact your DHoS (L&T). Your DHoS (L&T) would also welcome any feedback you may have about your student experience in the School.
Contact details for your Deputy Head of School (Learning and Teaching) are below:
Deputy Heads of School, Research
The Deputy Head of School (Research) leads and supports the School’s academic research programs, and is available to assist you with research strategy, publication strategy and planning your career in research.
For any queries related to postgraduate research that cannot be addressed by your Postgraduate Research Co-ordinator, you can forward your query to the Deputy Head of School (Research).
Contact details for your Deputy Heads of School (Research) are below:
The School Manager is responsible for the hands-on administrative and operational management of the School.
School Managers oversee the teaching support and general administration of the School.
Any student related enquiries should be directed first to your course convenor or The Nucleus: Student Hub. School Managers are available to assist you if you are unsure who to direct your enquiries to.
Contact details for your School Manager are below:
School of the Arts and Media (SAM)
Head of School (HOS) – Professor Michael Balfour
Deputy Head of School, Learning and Teaching – Collin Chua
Deputy Head of School, Research – Associate Professor Chris Danta
School Manager – Julie Miller
School of Education
Head of School (HOS) – Professor Kim Beswick
Deputy Head of School, Learning and Teaching – Associate Professor Jae Jung
Deputy Head of School, Research – Associate Professor Scott Eacott
Director of Professional Experience – Associate Professor Tony Loughland
School Manager – Jennifer Perkins
School of Humanities and Languages (HAL)
Head of School (HOS) – Professor Timothy O’Leary
Deputy Head of School, Learning and Teaching – Associate Professor Stephen Doherty
Deputy Head of School, Research – Professor Grace Karskens
School Manager – Dennison Lindberg
School of Social Sciences (SOSS)
Head of School (HOS) – Professor Jan Breckenridge
Deputy Head of School, Learning and Teaching – Associate Professor Alyce McGovern
Deputy Head of School, Research – Associate Professor Elizabeth Thurbon
School Manager – Francy Fan
Centre Director – Professor Carla Treloar
Research Director – Associate Professor Kylie Valentine