New Head of School for Architecture and Built Environment
Monday, 1 December 2014
Professor SueAnne Ware has been appointed as the University of Newcastle's new Head of School for the School of Architecture and Built Environment.
She comes to the University from RMIT University in Melbourne where she held the position of Deputy Dean, Research and Innovation, in the School of Architecture and Design.
Professor Ware brings a wealth of professional practice and academic experience to her new position.
The recipient of several nationally and internationally competitive grants, Professor Ware has produced over 100 research outputs and more than 30 major exhibitions and creative works.
She has a strong interest in and commitment to student equity and diversity, design education and practice-based research.
Driven by a strong humanitarian approach, Professor Ware is described as a 'design activist' whose work reflects her belief that landscape architects share a responsibility for setting the political, social and environmental agenda.
With qualifications in Landscape Architecture from Colorado State University, the University of California at Berkeley and a PhD from RMIT University, Professor Ware has held academic and adjunct positions at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, The University of New Mexico and Victoria University at Wellington, New Zealand.
She is currently a Visiting Professor at Escola Tecnica Superior d Arquitectura in Barcelona, Spain and the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Paysage, Versailles, France. Professor Ware is a fellow in the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects.