Academic Promotion Mentors


The following list of mentors, who are previous successful applicants or self nominated professoriate mentors, are available to provide guidance and support through the application process to academic staff who intend to submit an Academic Promotion application. Please feel free to contact any of the following mentors to assist you with your application.

Promotions to Lecturer (Level B)

Ms Simi Bajaj (opens in a new window)

Academic Course Adviser, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Dr Sandra Garrido (opens in a new window)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, MARCS Institute

Dr Brendan Kirkland (opens in a new window)

Academic Course Adviser, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Dr Yatin Mahajan (opens in a new window)

Postdoctoral Fellow, MARCS Institute

Ms Kate O'Reilly (opens in a new window)

Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery

Dr Zhu Pan (opens in a new window)

Lecturer, Centre for Infrastructure Engineering

Dr Jerry Zhou (opens in a new window)

Research Fellow, School of Medicine

Promotions to Senior Lecturer (Level C)

School of Business

Dr Aila Khan (opens in a new window)

Dr Neil Perry (opens in a new window)

Research Lecturer

School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Dr Rodrigo Calheiros (opens in a new window)

Senior Lecturer in ICT

Dr Chun Ruan (opens in a new window)

School of Education

Dr Son Truong (opens in a new window)

Senior Lecturer

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Dr Catriona Macdonald (opens in a new window)

Dr Jonathan Plett (opens in a new window)

Dr Paul Rymer (opens in a new window)

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Dr Ben Etherington (opens in a new window)

Research Lecturer, English

Dr Anne Jamison (opens in a new window)

Senior Lecturer, Literary Studies

MARCS Institute

Dr Gaetano Gargiulo (opens in a new window)

Research Lecturer

Dr Andrew Milne (opens in a new window)

Senior Research Fellowship

NICM Health Research Institute

Dr Joseph Firth, (opens in a new window)

Dr Genevieve Steiner (opens in a new window)

NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow,

School of Science and Health

Dr Emma George (opens in a new window)

Senior Lecturer and Course Adviser

Dr Freya MacMillan (opens in a new window)

Senior Lecturer

Dr Bonnie Pang (opens in a new window)

Senior Lecturer, Health and Physical Education

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Dr Ana-Maria Bliuc(opens in a new window)

Senior lecturer in Psychology

Dr Hong-Jae Park (opens in a new window)

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Dr Hayley Saul (opens in a new window)

Senior Lecturer in Heritage and Tourism

Promotions to Associate Professor (Level D)

School of Business

Associate Professor Ann Dadich (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Associate Professor Roozbeh Hazrat (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - All areas of Promotion

Associate Professor Ana Hol (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - All areas of Promotion

Associate Professor Bahman Javadi (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Samanthika Liyanapathirana (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - All areas of Promotion

Associate Professor Ataur Rahman (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Research and Scholarship.

Associate Professor Surendra Shrestha (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Scholarship, Leadership and Service

Associate Professor Ming Zhao (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research, Scholarship and Service
School of Education

Associate Professor Catherine Attard (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Service

Associate Professor Jinghe Han (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Loshini Naidoo (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Associate Professor Scott Johnson (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Associate Professor Sally Macarthur (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Institute for Culture and Society

Associate Professor Philippa Collin (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Karen Soldatic (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Megan Watkins (opens in a new window)

Also within School of Education. Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Law

Associate Professor Daud Hassan (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Research, Scholarship, Leadership and Service

MARCS Institute

Associate Professor Paul Breen (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Medicine

Associate Professor Slade Jensen (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research, Leadership and Service

Associate Professor Tim Karl (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Research, Leadership and Service

Associate Professor Mourad Tayebi (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research, Leadership and Service

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Associate Professor Kath Peters (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Associate Professor Lucy Ramjan (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Science and Health

Associate Professor Chun Guang Li (opens in a new window)

Located in NICM. Area for advice - Research

Associate Professor Karen Liu (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Learning and Teaching, Research

Associate Professor Dafna Merom (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Associate Professor Ricky Spencer (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Associate Professor Alphia Possamai-Inesedy (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Associate Professor Nida Denson (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Michael Tyler (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Associate Professor Emma Waterton (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Promotions to Professor (Level E)

School of Business

Professor Suzan Burton (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Sara Denize (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Professor Roozbeh Hazrat (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Professor Kerry London (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research and Leadership

Professor Ataur Rahman (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Professor Vivian Tam (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Education

Professor Tonia Gray (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Professor Kathryn Holmes(opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Wayne Sawyer (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research, Scholarship

Professor Michele Simons (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Leadership and Service

Graduate Research School

Professor James Arvanitakis (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Professor Sally Power (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful applicant. Research, Leadership and Service

Professor David Tissue (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Professor David Tait (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research

Institute for Culture and Society

Professor Megan Watkins (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful applicant.

School of Law

Professor Michael Blissenden (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Scholarship, Service

Professor Steven Freeland (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

MARCS Institute

Professor Roger Dean (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Peter Keller (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Research, Scholarship

School of Medicine

Professor Wendy Hu (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Tim Karl (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - past successful applicant.

Professor Janette Perz (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Jane Ussher (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Professor Hannah Dahlen (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Research, Scholarship, Leadership and Service

Professor Sheree Smith (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Science and Health

Professor Janice Aldrich-Wright (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Vijay Jayasena (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Basant Maheshwari (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Research, Scholarship, Leadership and Service

Professor Thomas Millar (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - All areas of promotion

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Professor Debbie Horsfall (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Craig McGarty (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Tanya Meade (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - All areas of promotion

Professor Andre Renzaho (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Research, Scholarship, Leadership and Service

Professor Brian Stout (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Leadership and Service