Dean, School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Peter Hutchings

Professor Peter Hutchings

Professor Peter Hutchings is the Dean of the School of Humanities and Communication Arts. His research interests are in cinema, critical legal studies, literature, and philosophy.

He has held a number of senior positions at Western Sydney University: Head of School of Humanities and Languages (2010–11), Associate Dean (Academic) for the College of Arts (2001-2008), Head of School of Humanities (1997–2002) and Chair of the College Board of Studies (2002-2008), as well serving on the Western Sydney University Academic Senate (2001-8, 2011-).

Between 2008 and 2010, he worked in the position of General Manager, Programs and Engagement, for the Australian Learning and Teaching Council, with responsibility for the development of the ALTC's grants, awards, and fellowships. Previously, he has worked at The University of Sydney, the University of Hong Kong and in the Boston University Sydney program.