Our Staff

Key People

Professor Sharon Pickering Head of School
Associate Professor JaneMaree Maher
Dr Benjamin MacQueen
Deputy Head of School (HR)
Deputy Head of School (Budget)
Dr James Roffee Education Coordinator
Dr Asher Flynn Honours Coordinator
Dr Narelle Miragliotta PhD and Research Masters Postgraduate Coordinator
Dr Benjamin MacQueen Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator
Associate Professor Renata Kokanovic Research Coordinator
Associate Professor JaneMaree Maher Director, Social & Political Sciences Graduate Research Program
Ms Maliha Dhaliwal School Manager
Ms Sherin Fernando School Executive Officer

Programme Convenors

Associate Professor Andrea Whittaker Anthropology
Dr Kerry O’Brien Behavioural Studies
Dr Marie Segrave Criminology
Associate Professor Paul Strangio Politics and International Relations
Associate Professor Jo Lindsay Sociology and Gender Studies

Research Centre Directors

Professor Greg Barton Director, Centre for Islam and the Modern World
Associate Professor Dharma Arunachalam Director, Centre for Population and Urban Research
Emeritus Professor Gary Bouma (Acting) Director, Centre for Global Terrorism Research Centre

Social Sciences Academic Staff