Telephone enquiries

+61 7 3735 5711

Email enquiries

Professor Scott Harrison, Acting Pro Vice Chancellor
pvcael@griffith.edu.au
Ms Midori Tomiyama-Hall, Acting Executive Assistant 
m.tomiyama-hall@griffith.edu.au

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

Acting 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 Isabelle Nish-Vetter - Administration Officer
Ms Sarah Kirkham - Project Manager

Dean (Academic) Team

Professor Susan Forde - Acting Dean (Academic)
Ms Lynda Macfarlane - Executive Assistant
Emma Newton - Executive Officer
Assoc Prof Elisabeth Findlay - Director, International
Dr Ben Fenton-Smith - Deputy 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)
Associate Professor Sally Basser  - Strategic Engagement
Ms Ronda Jones - Executive Officer 
Ms Aliyah Ravat - Engagement Officer

Marketing and Communications Team

Ms Liz Ganesh - Senior Executive Officer
Mr Liam Ringelstein - Communications and Engagement Manager
Ms Millie York - Marketing and Web Manager ( Mon Wed, Fri )
Ms Jacinda Baird - Design and Communications Officer
Ms Sonya Brown - Marketing and Communications Officer - HLSS (Mon - Thurs)
Ms Alison McIntyre - Marketing and Communications Officer - EPS (Mon - Thurs)
Mr Eddie Ngaluafe - Marketing and Communications Officer - LAW
Mr Edwin Parra Lopez - Marketing and Communications Officer - Engagement
Ms Casey Stewart - Marketing and Communications Officer - QCA and GFS
Ms Amy Wallace - Marketing and Communications Officer - Research

Dean (Learning and Teaching) Team

Professor Rob Ellis - Dean (Learning and Teaching)
Dr Christine McDonald - Deputy Dean (Learning and Teaching)
Ms Kelly Bailey - Manager, Group Program Servicesr
Ms Karin Barac - Blended Learning Advisor
Ms Lynn Canning - Executive Assistant
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 Laura Pearcey - Student Experience Officer
Ms Juanita Shaw - PASS Coordinator
Dr Sophiaan Subhan - Learning and Teaching Consultant (Curriculum)

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