The University of Newcastle, Australia

Newcastle Business School

Level E

Professor Daniel Nyberg

Professor
Newcastle Business School

Professor Daniel Nyberg is tackling some of the most pressing and complicated problems in the world. Indeed, delving deep into the unknowns of everything from climate change and capitalism to the intricate relationship between industry and government is ‘business as usual’ for the business researcher, who takes an interdisciplinary approach to his studies on the activities of corporations.

Professor Jamie Carlson

Assistant Dean, Research and Engagement
Office PVC - Business and Law

As our country’s economy becomes increasingly service-oriented, so too does the research agenda of Dr Jamie Carlson. The multiple award winner is aligning his studies with the Federal Government’s ‘Growth Through Innovation’ priorities, seeking – and succeeding – to help maximise value creation for Australian service firms and their customers in what has become an incredibly globally competitive environment.

Professor Abul Shamsuddin

Dean and Head of School
Newcastle Business School

Abul Shamsuddin is Professor of Finance at the University of Newcastle. He received his Masters and PhD from Simon Fraser University, Canada. Abul has served as Head of Newcastle Business School, Assistant Dean, Director of Postgraduate Studies, and Head of the Accounting and Finance Discipline. Abul has held visiting appointments at the Australian National University, Monash University and Simon Fraser University, among others. He is Co-leader of the Centre for Asset Pricing and Corporate Governance Studies.

Professor Francesco Paolucci

Professor
Newcastle Business School

Dr Francesco Paolucci is Professor of Health Economics & Policy at the Faculty of Business & Law, University of Newcastle, Australia, and the School of Economics & Management, University of Bologna, Italy.

Level D

Associate Professor Ashish Malik

Associate Professor
Newcastle Business School

Ashish's academic qualifications, training and professional experience lie in the field of Human Resources Management (HRM) and Industrial Relations. His novel approach to solving people management problems delivers high-quality, peer-reviewed research, which has both academic and practical impacts.

Associate Professor Hao Tan

Assistant Dean, International - Recruitment and Academic Partnerships
Office PVC - Business and Law

As we move into the world of renewable energy, Associate Professor Hao Tan is reviewing China’s past and present energy and resource systems from management perspectives to determine how the transition towards more sustainable energy options is determined by dynamics in business and policies.

Associate Professor Sara Motta

Associate Professor
Newcastle Business School

Dr Motta’s research focus is the politics of subaltern resistance, with particular reference to Latin America and the reinvention of new forms of popular politics, political subjectivities and ways of life that seek to transcend neoliberal. She has written about the Latin American Third Way Governments of the Concertacion in Chile and the Workers' Party in Brazil in relation to their role in stabilising and normalising neoliberal hegemony.

Associate Professor Brendan Boyle

Associate Professor
Newcastle Business School

Brendan’s primary research interests include international HRM, knowledge management/sharing in organizations and top management teams. He has published research papers on knowledge creation and knowledge sharing in MNEs.

Associate Professor Alicia Kulczynski

Associate Professor
Newcastle Business School

Utilising her research expertise in consumer behaviour, branding, and advertising, Alicia designs marketing experiments that show how consumers react and behave in response to advertising and branding stimuli.

Level C

Dr Sonia Vilches-Montero

Senior Lecturer
Newcastle Business School

Sonia’s research interests focus on consumer behaviour and retailing. Her research assists marketers in enhancing the impact of their branding and retailing strategies.

Dr Bobae Choi

Senior Lecturer - Accounting
Newcastle Business School

Bobae has been involved in a number of collaborative research projects and successfully received several research grants. She has been working with academics within and outside Australia from various leading research institutions in the US, Singapore and South Korea.