ICS Advisory Board

The Institute for Culture and Society Advisory Board fosters connections between the Institute and the University's schools, the community, government, philanthropic organisations and the commercial sector. The Advisory Board is a key element in enhancing public relations, communications and interactions with these external organisations. The Board also aims to provide fresh insights, advice and business strategies for the Institute.

Board Members

Emeritus Professor Graeme Turner, FAFA (Chair)

Graeme Turner Professor of Cultural Studies
Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies
Level 4, Forgan Smith Tower
University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Email: graeme.turner@uq.edu.au
Phone: 07 3365 7183 

Professor Chris Gibson

Chris GibsonDirector, Global Challenges Program
Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research
Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Wollongong
Wollongong, NSW 2522
Email: cgibson@uow.edu.auc  
Administrative Assistant Kate Piccirillo: katep@uow.edu.au
Phone: 02 4221 3218 

Professor Mandy Thomas

Mandy ThomasExecutive Dean
Creative Industries Faculty
Queensland University of Technology
Musk Avenue
Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059
Email: mandy.thomas@qut.edu.au
Phone: 07 3138 8108

Dr Georgie McClean

Georgie McCleanGeorgie McClean Consulting
Email: georgie.mcclean@gmail.com
Phone: 0421 971 860

Mr Pino Migliorino

Pino MigliorinoHonorary President, Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia (FECCA)
Managing Director
Cultural Perspectives
Level 1, 93 Norton Street
Leichardt, NSW 2040
Email: pino@culper.com.au
Phone: 02 8585 1053

Dolla Merrillees

A profile photo of Dollas MerrilleesDirector
Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences
500 Harris Street
Ultimo, NSW 2007
Email: dolla.merrillees@maas.museum
Executive Assistant Kerry Thampapillai: kerry.thampapillai@maas.museum
Phone: 02 9217 0362

Professor Paul Arthur

Paul ArthurProfessor of Digital Humanities
School of Humanities and Communication Arts
University of Western Sydney
Locked Bag 1797
Penrith, NSW 2751
Email: p.arthur@uws.edu.au
Phone: 02 9685 9401

Professor Paul James

Profile photo of Paul JamesDirector, Institute for Culture and Society
Western Sydney University
Building EM, Parramatta Campus
Locked Bag 1797
Penrith, NSW 2751
Email: paul.james@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: 02 9685 9628

Professor Deborah Sweeney

Deborah SweeneyPro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
Western Sydney University
Building AD, Werrington North Campus 
Locked Bag 1797 
Penrith NSW 2751
Email: d.sweeney@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: 02 9678 7417

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