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Responsible Academic Officers

Responsible Academic Officer appointments as at 22 May 2017 are listed below. See also: Responsibilities of Responsible Academic Officers

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Coursework and research degrees

Professor Maryanne Dever, Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)

Professor Alan McKee, Associate Dean (Research and Development)

Professor Mary Spongberg, Dean

Coursework degrees

Professor Ian Brown, Head of School, Education

Professor Mark Evans, Head of School, Communication

Professor Lesley Harbon, Head of School, International Studies

Jannet Pendleton, Senior Lecturer

Research degrees

Professor Sandra Schuck, Director, Research Training

UTS Business School

Coursework and research degrees

Professor Tracy Taylor, Deputy Dean

Coursework degrees

Professor Martin Bugeja, Head Accounting Discipline Group

Associate Professor Christine Burton, Associate Dean, Education (Coursework programs)

Professor David Michayluk, Head Finance Discipline Group

Professor Pam Morrison, Head Marketing Discipline Group

Professor Carl Rhodes, Head Management Discipline Group

Research degrees

Associate Professor Deborah Edwards

Professor Jenny Edwards

Professor Ashish Sinha

Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building

Professor Deborah Barnstone, School of Architecture (RAO for Misconduct)

Professor Thea Brejzek, School of Design (RAO for Misconduct)

Professor Anthony Burke, Head of School, Architecture

Associate Professor Julie Jupp, School of the Built Environment (RAO for Misconduct)

Dr Jacquie Lorber-Kasunic, School of Design (RAO for Misconduct)

Professor Heather MacDonald, Head of School, Built Environment

Associate Professor Vince Mangioni, School of the Built Environment (RAO for Misconduct)

Professor Elizabeth Mossop, Dean

Professor Charles Rice, Associate Dean (Research)

Associate Professor Roberta Ryan (Institute for Public Policy and Governance)

Associate Professor Kate Sweetapple, Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)

Associate Professor Leena Thomas, School of Architecture (RAO for Misconduct)

Professor Lawrence Wallen, Head of School, Design

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

Associate Professor Mehran Abolhasan, Director, Research Programs

Ravindra Bagia, Deputy Head of School (Teaching and Learning), School of Systems, Management and Leadership

Professor Ian Burnett, Dean

Associate Professor Rob Jarman, Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)

Dr Wenjing Jia, Deputy Head of School (Teaching and Learning), School of Computing and Communications

Associate Professor Paul Kennedy, Deputy Head of School (Teaching and Learning), School of Software

Professor Jie Lu, Associate Dean (Research Excellence)

Dr Peter McLean, Deputy Head of School (Teaching and Learning), School of Electrical, Mechanical and Mechatronic Systems

Dr Julia Prior, Director (Engagement, Teaching and Learning)

Dr Anne Gardner, Deputy Head of School (Teaching and Learning), School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr Alan Sixsmith, Director (Teaching and Learning)

Faculty of Health

Professor Fiona Brooks, Associate Dean (Research)

Professor John Daly, Dean

Associate Professor Joanne Gray, Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) (Teaching and Learning and Coursework Students)

Dr Phillip Newton, Director, Higher Degree Research Students

Associate Professor Alex Wang, Director of Research Studies

Aileen Wyllie, Director, Undergraduate Nursing and Alternate Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)

Faculty of Law

Associate Professor Penny Crofts, Director, Academic Programs

Maxine Evers, Associate Dean (Education)

Dr Nicole Graham, Student Misconduct Officer

Associate Professor Colin Hawes, Director, Courses

Professor Lesley Hitchens, Dean

Francis Johns, Director, Students

Associate Professor Isabella Alexander (Higher Degree Research Students)

Faculty of Science

Dr Renee Dowse, Faculty First Year Experience Coordinator

Associate Professor Mike Ford, Associate Dean (Research and Development); alternate: Dr Hui Chen or Professor Judith Smith, Dean

Associate Professor Peter Meier, Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning); alternate: Associate Professor Bronwyn O’Brien, Dr Bernadette Saunders or Professor Judith Smith, Dean

Professor Graham Nicholson, Associate Dean (International and External Engagement); alternate: Professor Judith Smith, Dean

Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation

Professor Louise McWhinnie

Associate Professor Alison Beavis

Graduate School of Health

Clinical Psychology

Professor Ian Kneebone, Head of Discipline (Research and Innovation)

Dr John McAloon, Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Learning)

Alice Shires, Psychology Clinic Director/ Senior Lecturer (Clinical)


Michelle Courtney-Harris, Associate Lecturer (Clinical)

Amanda French, Lecturer (Teaching and Learning)

Dr Mojtaba Golzan, NHMRC Research Fellow-Vision Sciences (Research and Innovation)


Associate Professor Beata Bajorek, Associate Professor (Clinical and International)

Associate Professor Mary Bebawy, Director of Research and Innovation (Research and Innovation)

Professor Kylie Williams, Head of Discipline (Teaching and Learning)


Dr Khim Kwah, Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Learning)

Rachel Crawford, Clinical Education Manager (Clinical)

Dr Michel Lee, Senior Lecturer (Research and Innovation)

Connected Intelligence Centre

Dr Kailash Awati

Dr Theresa Anderson

Professor Simon Buckingham Shum

Institute for Sustainable Futures

Associate Professor Jason Prior

Associate Professor Chris Riedy (Postgraduate Programs)