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Professor Scott Harrison, Pro Vice Chancellor
Ms Midori Tomiyama-Hall, Acting Executive Assistant

Location, delivery and postal address

Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor
(Arts, Education and Law)
Griffith University
Mt Gravatt campus
176 Messines Ridge Road
Mt Gravatt QLD 4122

Pro Vice Chancellor

Professor Scott Harrison

Professor Harrison leads the Arts, Education and Law Group, which includes the School of Education and Professional Studies, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, Griffith Law School, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Queensland College of Art and Queensland Conservatorium.

AEL Executive

Susan Forde profile

Acting Dean (Academic)

Professor Susan Forde

Professor Forde is Acting Dean (Academic) and Professor of Journalism at Griffith. She is known for her work on community and independent media forms and the connections between social movements and media.

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Professor Gerard Docherty

Dean (Research)

Professor Gerard Docherty

Professor Docherty has published widely and received nationally competitive grants in the UK and Australia. A common strand through his research is a focus on quantitative acoustic analysis of aspects of speech to better understand the nature of phonetic variability and its implications for phonetic theory.

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Rob Ellis

Dean (Learning and Teaching)

Professor Robert Ellis

Professor Rob Ellis works with the AEL Executive on integrated learning and teaching leadership across the portfolio. Rob researches the experiences of university students and teachers, physical and virtual learning environments and how changes in these shape education structures in universities and the higher education sector.

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Professor Ruth Bereson

Dean, Engagement (Creative Arts)

Professor Ruth Bereson

Professor Ruth Bereson holds a PhD from the Department of Arts Policy and Management, City University London. Ruth researches in the fields of arts and cultural management, cultural policy, cultural diplomacy and cultural leadership. Her central research interest is the relationship between governmental policies and their effects on the arts.

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AEL staff

PVC Team

Ms Liz Ganesh - Senior Executive Officer
Ms Midori Tomiyama-Hall - Acting Executive Assistant
Ms Sarah Kirkham - Project Manager

Dean (Academic) Team

Professor Susan Forde - Acting Dean (Academic)
Ms Sheryl Williams - Executive Assistant
Emma Newton - Executive Officer
Dr Ben Fenton-Smith - Acting Director, International
Jo Waddell - Executive Support Officer, International

Dean (Research) Team

Professor Gerry Docherty - Dean (Research)
Ms Jacqueline Brett - Executive Assistant
Ms Joanne Dolley - Executive Officer
Professor Sarah Baker - HDR Program Director
Assoc Prof Sama Low Choy - Senior Statistician
Ms Judy Rose - Statistician
Ms Dani Newman - Senior Research Development Coordinator

Dean, Engagement (Creative Arts) Team

Professor Ruth Bereson - Dean, Engagement (Creative Arts)
Ms Ronda Jones - Executive Officer

Marketing and Communications Team

Ms Liz Ganesh - Senior Executive Officer
Mr Liam Ringelstein - Communications and Engagement Manager
Ms Grace Erskine-Shaw - Marketing and Web Manager
Ms Jacinda Baird - Design and Communications Officer - GFS
Ms Sonya Brown - Marketing and Communications Officer - HLSS (Mon - Thurs)
Ms Alison McIntyre - Marketing and Communications Officer - EPS (Mon - Thurs)
Mr Edwin Parra Lopez - Marketing and Communications Officer - LAW
Ms Casey Stewart - Marketing and Communications Officer - QCA
Ms Isabelle Nish-Vetter - A/Marketing and Communications Officer

Dean (Learning and Teaching) Team

Professor Rob Ellis - Dean (Learning and Teaching)
Ms Lynn Canning - Executive Assistant
Assoicate Professor Christine McDonald - Deputy Dean (Learning and Teaching)
Ms Kelly Bailey - Manager, Group Program Servicesr
Ms Karin Barac - Blended Learning Advisor
Mr Henry Cook - Learning and Teaching Consultant (Design)
Dr Lynda Davies - Learning and Teaching Consultant (Curriculum)
Dr Feifei Han - Research Fellow (Evaluation)
Mr Michael Gleeson - Learning and Teaching Consultant (Design)
Mr David Jones - Learning and Teaching Consultant (Design)
Mr Justin Pamenter - Learning and Teaching Consultant (Design)
Ms Juanita Shaw - PASS Coordinator
Dr Sophiaan Subhan - Learning and Teaching Consultant (Curriculum)
Terry Boothby - Program Support Officer

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