The University of Newcastle, Australia

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Faculty Executive Committee

Professor John Fischetti

Pro Vice-Chancellor
Office PVC - Education and Arts

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Professor Catharine Coleborne

Head of School,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Professor Paul Egglestone

Head of School
School of Creative Industries

Associate Professor Robert Parkes

Acting Head of School
School of Education

Associate Professor Mark Roxburgh

Associate Professor - Design
School of Creative Industries

Assistant Dean, Teaching and Learning

Assistant Dean, Research

Professor Ronald Plotnikoff

Professor & Chair PA & PHE
School of Education

Assistant Dean, Research

Associate Professor Nancy Cushing

Associate Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Assistant Dean, Research Training

Associate Professor Sally Hewat

Associate Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Assistant Dean, International (Undergraduate)

Professor Jim Albright

Professor
School of Education

Assistant Dean, International (Postgraduate)

Professor Allyson Holbrook

Professor
School of Education

Assistant Dean, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Mr Michael Robertson

Associate Director Faculty Services
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mr David Donnelly

Deputy Academic Registrar
Student Central

Ms Diane Bunch

HR Business Partner
Human Resource Services

Ms Leanne Stevens

Finance Business Partner
Financial Services

Faculty leadership

Professor John Fischetti

Pro Vice-Chancellor
Office PVC - Education and Arts

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Mr Michael Robertson

Associate Director Faculty Services
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Associate Professor Mark Roxburgh

Associate Professor - Design
School of Creative Industries

Assistant Dean, Teaching and Learning

Professor Ronald Plotnikoff

Professor & Chair PA & PHE
School of Education

Assistant Dean, Research

Associate Professor Nancy Cushing

Associate Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Assistant Dean, Research Training

Associate Professor Sally Hewat

Associate Professor
School of Humanities and Social Science

Assistant Dean, International (Undergraduate)

Professor Jim Albright

Professor
School of Education

Assistant Dean, International (Postgraduate)

Professor Allyson Holbrook

Professor
School of Education

Assistant Dean, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

School of Creative Industries

Professor Paul Egglestone

Head of School
School of Creative Industries

Ms Zoe Carlton

School Executive Officer
School of Creative Industries

Associate Professor Jon Drummond

Associate Professor
School of Creative Industries

Deputy Head of School, Teaching and Learning

Associate Professor Susan Kerrigan

Associate Professor
School of Creative Industries

Deputy Head of School, Research/Research Training

School of Education

Associate Professor Robert Parkes

Acting Head of School
School of Education

Miss Tanille Elley

School Executive Officer
School of Education

Dr Narelle Eather

Senior Lecturer
School of Education

Deputy Head of School, Teaching and Learning (Undergraduate)

Dr Rachel Buchanan

Senior Lecturer
School of Education

Deputy Head of School, Teaching and Learning (Postgraduate)

Associate Professor Scott Imig

Associate Professor
School of Education

Deputy Head of School, Research/Research Training

School of Humanities and Social Science

Professor Catharine Coleborne

Head of School
School of Humanities and Social Science

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Mr Owen Jackson

School Executive Officer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Dr Hamish Ford

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Deputy Head of School, Teaching and Learning

Dr Catriona Malau

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science

Acting Deputy Head of School, Research/Research Training

Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Faculty Contacts)

Mr Michael Robertson

Associate Director Faculty Services
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Jodie Hadden

Administrative Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Jessica Deburr

Executive Assistant
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Sandra Heiner

Executive Officer Ourimbah Academic Support Unit
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Anna Besser

Quality Assurance Teaching & Learning Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Ms Jo Franks

Teaching & Learning Project Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Jillian Don

Teaching and Learning Support Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Ms Debra Fox

Timetable & Workload Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Miss Melanie Coombes

Casual Project Assistant
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Faculty Research Unit

Ms Catherine Oddie

Faculty Research Development Manager
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Adrienne Lindsay

Research Development Coordinator
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Ms Linda Hutchinson

Executive Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Ms Amanda Hall-Griffin

Research Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Professional Experience Unit

Mrs Gillian Turnbull

Placement Coordinator
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Miss Susan Evans

Assistant Placement Coordinator
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Bridget Bourke

Placement Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Susan Hollis

Placement Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Kirsty Campbell

Placement Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Bonnie Gardiner

Placement Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Mrs Claire Thorley

Placement Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Ms Karen Mavor

Placement Officer
Office PVC - Education and Arts

Business partners

Ms Leanne Stevens

Finance Business Partner
Financial Services

Mr Brian Taylor

Casual Examination Supervisor
Student Central

Mr David Donnelly

Deputy Academic Registrar
Student Central

Ms Diane Bunch

HR Business Partner
Human Resource Services

Ms Jodie Higginson

Senior Health and Safety Advisor
Human Resource Services

Mrs Charlotte Ellis

Programs and Faculty Liaison Coordinator
Student Central
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