Our People

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Dean of School

Professor Michele Simons
PhD (University of South Australia), Bachelor of Social Sciences (Human Services and Adult Education)

Executive Assistant / Project Officer to Dean

Mrs Nicolette Pearson

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Deputy Dean of School

Dr  Katina Zammit
BEd Hons (USyd), MEd (USyd), PhD (UWS).

School Manager

Ms Leigh Bambury (Acting School Manager)

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Directors of Academic Program

Early Childhood Education
Denise Fraser
DipEd Early Childhood (State College of Victoria, IECD), BEd (Riverina CAE), GCert Human Resource Management (Charles Sturt)

Primary Education
Katrina Barker
BTeach (UWS), BTeach (Honours) (UWS), PhD (UWS).

Bachelor of Education (Primary) - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Mr Terrence Wright
BEd (UOW) MEd (UOW)

Secondary Education
Dr Kay Carroll
BEd (UNSW) BA (UNSW) MEd (UWS), EdD (Macq) BPE, MEd (USyd), PhD

Adult and  Postgraduate Education
Doctor Erin Mackenzie 
BScEd (UOW) PhD (Macq) PGCertResMeth (Macq)

Pathway to Teaching
Mrs Jaydene Barnes
BEd (UWS) MEd (Charles Sturt)

Professional Experience
Ms Jacqui Humphries
BTeach (UWS)

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Director of Research

Professor Kathryn Holmes
PhD Monash University, MEdStud University of Newcastle (NSW), DipEd University of Newcastle (NSW), BSc University of Newcastle (NSW)

Director of Higher Degree Research

Associate Professor Chwee Beng Lee
PhD University of Missouri (USA), MA Nanyang Technological University, PGDIPEd Nanyang Technological University, BA National University of Singapore

Director of International

Associate Professor Christine Johnston BA (Hons) PhD (USyd)

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Adjunct/Honorary

Emeritus Professor Stuart Hill
PhD (West Ind), BSc (Hons) (Swansea)

Emeritus Professor Wayne Sawyer
BA Hons (USyd), DipEd (USyd), MA Hons (USyd), MEd (Sydney), PhD (UWS)

Adjunct Professor Margaret Vickers
BSc (Melbourne), MSc (Melbourne), MEd (Harvard), EdD (Harvard)

Emeritus Professor Steve Wilson
Dip Teach, BA, MEd(Hons), PhD, FACE

Professor Deidre Russell-Bowie
GDipExpPA (SCAE) BEd (TCAE) ADipMus (TCAE) DipTeach (TCAE) MEd (Hons) (UOW) PhD (UOW)

Associate Professor Mary Mooney
PhD (CSU) MATheatreStud (UNSW) BEd (BCAE) GDipDramaEd Melbourne State College DipTeach (CIAE)

Associate Professor Geoff Munns 
BA (UNE) MLitt (UNE) MEd (UNE) PhD (UNE)

Doctor Susanna Roffey
PhD (UEL) GCertEd (UoL) MSc  (Lond) BSc  (UNIS)

Associate Professor Diana Whitton

Adjunct Professor Murat Dizdar

Mr Gregory Prior

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Professors

Professor Michele Simmons

Professor Kathryn Holmes
PhD Monash University, MEdStud University of Newcastle (NSW), DipEd University of Newcastle (NSW), BSc University of Newcastle (NSW)

Professor Carol Reid
PhD, BA (Hons) Macquarie University, DipTeach (CAE)

Professor Michael Singh
DipT (USQ), GradDip Intercultural Studies (Edith Cowan), GradDip T.Lib. (QUT), BEd Hons (Deakin), PhD (Deakin). Centre for Educational Research

Professor Margaret J Somerville
BA (USYD), GradDip Cont Ed (UNE), MEd (hons) (UNE) PhD (UNE). Centre for Educational Research

Professor Tonia Gray
PhD (UOW)

Professor Megan Watkins
PhD (WSU) MAppLing (Macq) BA (Macq) DipEd (Macq)

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