Staff listing

Contact a Deakin School of Education staff member or read their profiles to learn more about their expertise, publications and awards.

Head of School

Professor Damian Blake has extensive experience in research and program development across a range of education fields, including applied learning, initial teacher education, higher education, and professional and vocational education. He commenced as Deakin’s Head of the School of Education in November 2019, having previously served as Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) in the Faculty of Arts and Education.

Key contacts

Head of School
Professor Damian Blake

Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning (Acting)
Dr Natalie Robertson

Associate Head of School, International Partnerships
Associate Professor Wanty Widjaja

Associate Head of School, Research
Associate Professor Linda Hobbs

Director, Professional Practice
Dr Matthew Thomas

School Manager
Jo Collins

Academic staff

Dr George Aranda, Senior Lecturer in Education (Science Education)

Kerryn Archdall, Teaching Scholar, Early Childhood

Dr Ben Arnold, Senior Lecturer, Education Leadership

Dr Glenn Auld, Senior Lecturer in Education (Language and Literacy Education)

Juliet Austin, Lecturer

Dr Robin Bellingham, Senior Lecturer, Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum)

Dr Ros Black, Senior Lecturer of Education (Humanities, Societies and Environments)

Professor Jillian Blackmore, Alfred Deakin Professor and Professor of Education

Ondine Bradbury, Teaching Scholar, Curriculum, Pedagogy and Professional Learning
Teaching

Dr Jill Brown, Senior Lecturer, Maths Education

Dr Trent Brown, Senior Lecturer

Dr Rose Buchanek, Lecturer in Education

Dr Rebecca Cairns, Lecturer in Education, Humanities

Dr Jennifer Caligari, Lecturer in Education

Professor Coral Campbell, Professor of Science Education

Dr Claire Charles, Senior Lecturer in Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum)

Dr Emma Charlton, Senior Lecturer, Education

Dr Mandy Cooke, Lecturer in Education, Early Childhood

Associate Professor Tim Corcoran, Associate Professor, Education (Inclusive Education)

Dr John Cripps Clark, Lecturer In Education (Science Education)

Dr Aylie Davidson, Lecturer, Mathematics

Dr Kim Davies, Lecturer in Education (Inclusive Education)

Dr Seamus Delaney, Senior Lecturer in Education (Science Education)

Dr Nicole Downes, Lecturer in Education (Early Childhood)

Edwina El Hachem, Lecturer In Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum)

Dr Zara Ersozlu, Lecturer in Education (Maths Education)

Dr Brandi Fox, Teaching Scholar, Humanities

Paul Garner, Teaching Scholar, Language and Literacy

Dr Kerri Garrard, Lecturer in Education (Humanities, Societies and Environments)

Associate Professor Radhika Gorur, Associate Professor of Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum)

Dr Karen Guo, Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education

Melissa Haley, Site Director, Ashwood Alliance

Dr Shelley Hannigan, Senior Lecturer, Education (Arts Education)

Joanne Henriksen, Lecturer in Education (Education Business Leadership)

Dr Ellen Heyting, Site Director, Mooroolbark Alliance

Professor Chris Hickey, Professor of Education, Physical Education

Dr Brendan Hyde, Senior Lecturer, Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum)

Dr Cassandra Iannucci, Lecturer In Health and Physical Education

Cara Johnson, Site Director, Newcomb Alliance

Dr Kate Johnstone, Lecturer In Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum)

Associate Professor Dawn Joseph, Associate Professor of Education (Arts Education)

Professor Amanda Keddie, Professor of Education, Physical Education

Merinda Kelly, Lecturer in Education (Arts Education)

Professor Peter Kelly, Professor of Education

Associate Professor Anna Kilderry, Associate Professor of Education (Early Childhood)

Dr Virginia Kinnear, Lecturer in Education (Mathematics Education)

Nicole Lewis, Lecturer in Education, Mathematics Education

Dr Lynette Longaretti, Senior Lecturer in Education (Pedagogy And Curriculum)

Associate Professor Julianne Lynch, Associate Professor of Education (Pedagogy and
Curriculum)

Dr Katrina Macdonald, Senior Lecturer, Education Leadership

Dr Genee Marks Lecturer, Education (Inclusive Education)

Dr Eve Mayes, ARC DECRA Fellow

Stephanie Mcdonald, Site Director, North Geelong Alliance

Dr Tebeje Molla Mekonnen, Senior Lecturer

Ray Messer, Site Director, Northern Bay Alliance

Kate Moncrieff, Lecturer In Education (Health and Physical Education)

Liz Moody, Site Director, Horsham Alliance

Associate Professor Anne-Marie Morrissey, Associate Professor of Education (Early Childhood)

Alfred Deakin Professor Julianne Moss, Alfred Deakin Professor and Director, REDI

Associate Professor Rod Neilsen, Associate Professor in Education (TESOL)

Dr Maria Nicholas, Senior Lecturer in Education (Language and Literacy Education)

Professor Andrea Nolan, Professor In Education (Early Childhood)

Dr Sarah Ohi, Senior Lecturer in Education (Language and Literacy Education)

Associate Professor Trace Ollis, Associate Professor in Education (Applied Learning)

Associate Professor Joanne O'Mara, Associate Professor of Education (Language and Literature)

Dr Ceridwen Owen, Site Director, Ringwood Alliance

Professor Louise Paatsch, Professor, Education

Dr Nick Palmer, Teaching Scholar, Curriculum, Pedagogy and Professional Learning

Dr Luci Pangrazio, Senior Lecturer, Education (Language and Literacy Education)

Dr Jacqui Peters, Lecturer in Education (Health and Physical Education)

Fiona Phillips, Lecturer in Education (Arts Education)

Arna Pletes, Site Director, Whitehorse Alliance

Dr Joanne Quick, Lecturer in Education (Language Literacy)

Dr Jo Raphael, Senior Lecturer in Education (Arts Education)

Dr Shaun Rawolle, Senior Lecturer in Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum)

Dr Natalie Robertson, Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood Education

Dr Piper Rodd, Lecturer In Education

Associate Professor Liz Rouse, Associate Professor, Education (Early Childhood)

Dr Emma Rowe, ARC DECRA Fellow

Dr Cheryl Ryan, Senior Lecturer in Education (Applied Learning)

Dr Carly Sawatzki, Senior Lecturer in Education, Maths Education

Dr Dylan Scanlon, Lecturer, Education, Health and Physical Education

Professor Julian Sefton-Green, Professor

Kelly Sirca, Site Director, Surf Coast Alliance

Associate Professor Andrew Skourdoumbis, Associate Professor, Education (Pedagogy and
Curriculum)

Dr Claire Stonehouse, Lecturer in Education (Health and Student Wellbeing)

Dr Kellie Tobin, Lecturer in Education (Applied Learning)

Professor Ly Tran, Professor and ARC Future Fellow

Alfred Deakin Professor Russell Tytler, Alfred Deakin Professor and Chair in Science Education

Dr Adam Usher, Lecturer in Education, Applied Secondary Teaching

Shevonne Vass, Site Director, Werribee, Tarneit and Bellarine Alliances

Dr Roz Ward, Associate Lecturer in Education, Health and Physical Education

Associate Professor Michiko Weinmann, Associate Professor in Education (Languages Education)

Helen Weston, Site Director, Hallam and Southeast Alliance

Dr Peta White, Senior Lecturer, Education (Science Education)

Dr Llewellyn Wishart, Lecturer In Education (Early Childhood)

Dr Lihua Xu, Senior Lecturer, Education (Science Education)

Affiliated academics

Dr Ruth Arber, Honorary Fellow

Associate Professor Indika Liyanage, Honorary Associate Professor

Dr Tim Cahill, Honorary Fellow

Associate Professor Anne Cloonan, Honorary Associate Professor

Dr Becky Coles, Honorary Fellow

Dr Heather Davis, Honorary Fellow

Dr Brian Doig, Honorary Fellow

Dr Lindsay Fitzclarence, Honorary Professor

Dr Zosia Golebiowski, Honorary Fellow

Mr Trevor Goddard, Honorary Fellow

Prof Christine Halse, Adjunct Professor

Dr Sarah Healy, Honorary Fellow

Dr Luke Howie, Adjunct Associate Professor

Dr Lewis Hughes, Honorary Fellow

Dr Annamaria Neag, Honorary Fellow

Associate Professor Debbie Ollis, Honorary Associate Professor

Professor Phil Riley, Honorary Professor

Professor Roger Slee, Adjunct Professor

Professor Dianne Toe, Honorary Professor

Emeritus Professor Christine Ure, Emeritus Professor

Get in touch if you have any further questions regarding the School of Education.

Email the Head of School of Education

If your query is an administrative matter

Email the School of Education Administrative Team