Our people


Professor Marion Kickett

Deputy Director

David Cusack

Dean of Teaching and Learning

Associate Professor Julie Hoffman

Centre Business Manager

Marianne Connell

Centre staff

Academic staff


Dr Rachna Aggarwal – Senior Lecturer

Dr Robin Barrington – Lecturer

Ms Linda Bonney – Associate Lecturer

Ms Biddy Brennan – Lecturer

Mr Sam De Oliveira – Associate Lecturer

Mr Graeme Dimer – Associate Lecturer

Ms Carol Dowling – Associate Lecturer

Ms Fran Eades – Lecturer

Mr Darren Garvey – Senior Lecturer

Mr Max Jackson – Associate Lecturer

Mrs Lynette Mallard – Lecturer

Mr Aaron Matthews – Associate Lecturer

Ms Mindy Oxenburgh – Associate Lecturer

Mr Mike Sowerby – Lecturer

Miss Rae-Lee Warner – Casual Academic

Ms Michelle Webb – Lecturer

Ms Caron Wynne – Lecturer


Dr Rachna Aggarwal – Senior Lecturer

Dr Robin Barrington – Lecturer

Ms Carolyn Crook – Sessional Academic

Ms Carol Dowling – Associate Lecturer

Mr Darren Garvey – Senior Lecturer

Dr Shaouli Shahid – Senior Lecturer

Dr Ernie Stringer – University Associate

Professional staff

Student services

Miss Sophie Kelly – Student Services Advisor

Miss Nikki McKenzie – Student Travel Officer

Miss Shannae Pattrick – Indigenous Support Coordinator

Ms Doreen Pensio – ITAS Officer

Counselling and disability support

Miss Karen Darby – Disability Advisor

Mrs Joyleen Koolmatrie – Counsellor

Administration support

Ms Barbara Cotton – Teaching Support Coordinator

Miss Donna Cuttabutt – Administrative Officer

Ms Kim Duong – Events & Marketing Officer

Ms Lorraine Ford – Teaching Support Officer

Mrs Jeannie Morrison – Administrative Officer

Ms Justine Rodino – Teaching Support Coordinator

Miss Marleigh Zada – Student Engagement Support Officer

Faculty learning engagement team

Dr Shannon Johnston – Learning Engagement Developer

Mrs Naomi Prisgrove – Learning Media Developer

Mrs Michelle Robert-Libia – Learning Media Developer

Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME)

Mr Jason Burton – Mentor and Centre Manager