Faculty staff

Deakin’s Faculty of Arts and Education is the University’s largest faculty. It’s staffed by an expert team of dedicated academics, researchers, technicians, program managers and support and administrative personnel.

Use our faculty list to contact staff. You can also see individual staff profiles to find out more about areas of expertise, publications and awards.

Executive

Acting Executive Dean 
Professor Christine Ure

Associate Dean (Partnerships and International)
Associate Professor Katya Johanson

Associate Dean (Research)
Professor Jack Reynolds

Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)
Associate Professor Meghan Kelly

School and institute staff members

If you're looking for a school or institute staff member, visit the staff listing page for the relevant area.

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Administrative functional groups

Office of the Executive Dean

Position
Faculty General Manager
Matthew McDonough

Strategic Planning and Projects Manager
Cayla Edwards

Project Officer
Heather Rose

Administrative and Project Officer
Emily Hodge

Business Services Portfolio

Position

Business Operations Support Coordinator
Kathryn Campbell

Administration Officer (HR)
Joanne Zivillica

Health, Safety and Environment Project Officer
Michael Farrugia

Health, Safety and Environment Project Assistant
Katy Holmes
Administration Officer (HR)
Arlene Pacheco

Engagement Portfolio

Position

Portfolio Manager, Engagement
Kathryn Whitney

Work Integrated Learning Manager
Kirsty Dixon

Senior Work Integrated Learning Coordinator
Rose Watson

Senior Work Integrated Learning Coordinator
Sophia StJames

Work Integrated Learning Coordinator
Angela Jubber

Work Integrated Learning Coordinator
Aastha Shrestha

Manager, Marketing, Recruitment & External Engagement
Stephanie Moore

Team Leader, Marketing Communications
Kaitlin Hopkins

Senior Marketing and External Engagement Officer
Danni La Gamba

Senior Communications Designer
Madi Millet-Riley

Senior Digital Communications Officer
Margaret Ryan

Digital Content Assistant
Aubrey Comben

Partnership Development Coordinator
Chris Trott

Research Portfolio

Position

Strategic Research Services Manager
David Gall

Research Partnerships Coordinator
Patrick Guay

Grants Officer
Melissa Cogdon

Senior HDR Adviser
Lisa Morwood

Senior HDR Adviser
Kylie Koulkoudinas

Administrative Assistant
Margaret McKay

HDR Academic Skills Adviser
Donna-Lee Frieze

HDR Academic Skills Adviser
Kate Hall
Administrative Advisor Ethics and Publications
Jo Ryan

Teaching and Learning Portfolio

Position
Portfolio Manager, Teaching and Learning
Anthea Gray

Coordinator, Admissions and Credit
Carolyn Neville

Information Communication Technology Group

Position

IT Manager
Matt Freeman

Resources Coordinator
Ritesh Foolchand
Resources Officer – IT
Howard Wong

IT Trainee
Michael Epworth

Curriculum and Governance

Position

Manager, Curriculum and Governance
Amanda Henczel

Governance Coordinator
Sophie Hill

Administration Officer (Curriculum) - Geelong
Emma Smitten

Administration Officer (Curriculum) - Geelong
Chloe Murphy

Administration Officer (Curriculum) - Burwood
Kelli O’Hern

Administration Officer (Curriculum) - Burwood
Nicole Thomas

Curriculum Assistant
Ramona Browne
Curriculum Trainee
Lillee Handley-Valentini

Digital Learning

Position
Digital Learning Manager
Joseph Grasso

Coordinator, Digital Learning Design
Karine Cosgrove

Coordinator, Digital Learning Technologies
Cate Oke

Technical Officer, Digital Learning
Sam Threlfall

Digital Learning Support Officer
Induwara Bandaranayake

Academic Progress and Integrity

Position

Academic Progress & Integrity Coordinator
Leah McCabe (On Maternity Leave)

Academic Progress & Integrity Officer – Burwood
Stephanie Jauffret

Add Academic Progress & Integrity Coordinator (Acting)
Clare Agg

Academic Progress & Integrity Officer – Burwood
Kris Wilhelm (Seconded)

Academic Progress & Integrity Officer – Burwood
Debra Black

Academic Progress & Integrity Officer – Burwood
Nerissa Skevington
Academic Progress and Integrity Trainee
Georgia Rae

Admissions and Credit

Position

Coordinator, Admissions and Credit
Carolyn Neville

Senior Admission and Credit Officer - Geelong
Jess Albrecht

Senior Admission and Credit Officer - Geelong
Maddison Howie

Senior Admission and Credit Officer - Burwood
Alana Weber

Student Experience

Position

Student Experience Manager
Sumita Verma

Student Experience Coordinator
Katerina Pikoulas

Senior Student Experience Officer – Burwood
Monica Hearn

Senior Student Experience Officer – Burwood
Nonny Elliott-Dedman

Senior Student Experience Officer – Burwood
Kellie Henson

Student Experience Officer – Geelong
Danika Armytage

Student Experience Officer Geelong
Madi Naughton
Student Experience Officer - Burwood
Catherine Anstiss
Faculty Timetable Coordinator(Infrastructure and Property Group)
Carmen Nigro
Student Adviser - Burwood
Catherine Anstiss(Currently on secondment)
Senior Student Adviser - Geelong
Maddison Howie