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Browse staff at the School of Communication, International Studies and Languages.


Professional staff

School Manager: Kerri Maccini

Personal Assistant to HOS:  Cathy King

Project Manager: Brad Gascoigne

Project Officer:  Eleanor Jackson-Bowers

Research Assistant:  Sheila Scutter

Team Leader (Teaching): Arna Eyers-White

Senior Placement Officer: Nathalie Larenas

Academic Services Officer: Di Levin

Academic Services Officer: Dom Panagaris

Academic Services Officer: Di Banbury

Academic Services Officer:  Linda Waldrum

Academic Services Officer: Rosie Paradiso

Academic Services Officer: Robyn Hicks

Team Leader (Research): Julie White

Senior Academic Services Officer: Martina Nist

Academic Services Officer: Anna Dinys

Administrative Assistant: Aleksandra Vergulis

Administrative Assistant: Gabriele Matzke


Technical support staff

Senior Technical Officer: Andrei Gostin 

Technical Officer: Andrew Shanks 

Technical Officer: Peter Nielsen

Technical Officer: Justin McGuiness


Program Directors

Undergraduate Program Directors 

Associate Degree in Languages and Culture Studies: Dr. Giancarlo Chiro

Bachelor of Arts: Dr Jonathan Crichton and Jodie George (Deputy Program Director)

Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media Management): Dr Collette Snowden

Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Communication): Dr. Tim Curnow

Bachelor of Arts (Honours in International Studies/Language Studies): Dr. Tim Curnow

Bachelor of International Relations: Dr. Chris Klinger

Bachelor of Arts (Languages and Intercultural Communication): Dr. Jonathan Crichton

Bachelor of Arts (Writing and Creative Communication): Dr Jodie George

Bachelor of Communication (Media and Culture): Dr. Brad West

Bachelor of Journalism and Creative Writing: Professor Kerry Green until 31 December 2014; Patrizia Furlan from 1 January 2015 onwards

Bachelor of Journalism & Bachelor of International Relations: Professor Kerry Green

Bachelor of Journalism & Arts (Writing and Creative Communication): Professor Kerry Green

Bachelor of Marketing and Communication: Dr. Carl Driesener and Dr Sally Lewis

Bachelor of Media Arts: Jenny Webber

Bachelor of Public Relations: Dr. Leanne Glenny

Bachelor of Communication and Media: Dr Collette Snowden

Postgraduate Program Directors

Graduate Certificate in Journalism: Professor Ian Richards 

Graduate Diploma in Communication (Public Relations): Dr. Leanne Glenny 

Graduate Diploma in Journalism: Professor Ian Richards 

Graduate Diploma in Languages and Culture Studies: Dr. Giancarlo Chiro  

Master of Arts (Journalism): Professor Ian Richards  

Doctor of Philosophy: Assoc Prof Ian Conrich


Academic staff

Biro, Dr Daniel - Lecturer: International Studies

Chapman, Dr Dave - Senior Lecturer: Japanese Studies

Chew, Mr Richard - Lecturer: Drama and Performing Arts

Chiro, Dr Giancarlo - Program Director: Languages and Culture Studies

Conrich, Assoc Prof Ian - Associate Professor

Crichton, Dr Jonathan - Program Director: Languages and Intercultural Communication

Curnow, Dr Tim - Program Director: Honours

Diallo, Dr Ibrahima - Lecturer: French Studies

Fewster, Dr Russell - Lecturer: Drama and Performing Arts

Fopp, Dr Rodney - Senior Lecturer: Sociology

Furlan, Ms Patrizia - Lecturer: Journalism

George, Dr Jodie - Deputy Program Director - Bachelor of Arts

Glenny, Dr Leanne - Lecturer: Public Relations

Grave, Dr Isobel - Lecturer: Italian Studies

Heugh, Dr Kathleen - Senior Lecturer: English Language

Hutchison, Mr Ian - Lecturer: Film and TV Production

Hogarth, Dr Chris - Lecturer:  French

Jaworski, Dr Katrina - Lecturer: Cultural Studies

Kaleva, Dr Daniela - Lecturer: Music

Khan, Dr Shamsul - Senior Lecturer: International Studies

Klinger, Dr Chris - Program Director: International Studies

Kohler, Dr Michelle - Research Fellow

Kurzel, Mr Frank - Program Director: Media Arts

Liddicoat, Prof Tony - Professor: Applied Linguistics

Luckman, Assoc Prof Susan - Associate Professor: Cultural Studies

Lundberg, Dr David - Senior Director: International Studies

Marriott, Dr Phil - Lecturer: Electronic Computer & Information Management

MacKenzie, Prof Clayton, Head of School: Communication, International Studies & Languages

McCarthy, Dr Joshua -  Lecturer: Communication (Digital Media)

O'Callaghan, Dr Terry - Senior Lecturer: International Studies

Page, Dr Sue - Senior Lecturer: Writing and Creative Communication

Petrescu, Dr Ioana - Senior Lecturer: Professional Writing

Porter, Prof Elisabeth - Professor: Gender Studies

Richards, Prof Ian - Professor: Journalism

Scarino, Assoc Prof Angela - Director: Research Centre for Languages and Cultures

Scrimgeour, Mr Andrew - Research Fellow: Linguistics

Simpson, Dr Adam - Lecturer: International Studies

Snowden, Dr Collette - Program Director: Media Management

Stubbs, Mr Ben - Lecturer: Professional Writing (Journalism)

Tudini, Dr Enza - Senior Lecturer: Language and Culture

Walton, Dr Saige- Lecturer: Screen Studies

Webber, Mrs Jenny - Lecturer: Digital Media

West, Dr Brad - Program Director: Media and Culture

Yoshida, Dr Reiko - Lecturer: Japanese

Adjunct staff

Bishop, Assoc Prof Peter

Crowley, Dr Vicki

Franzway, Professor Suzanne

Schulz, Dr Pamela

Skrebels, Dr Paul

Starck, Dr Nigel

Tran, Assoc Prof My-Van

Wood, Assoc Prof Denise

Areas of study and research

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