Our people

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

School leadership

Professor Jason BainbridgeHead of School
+618 8302 4854 (Personal Assistant)

Associate Professor Tangi Steen, Associate Head of School: Teaching
+618 8302 0923  

Professor Adrian Franklin, Associate Head of School: Research
+618 8302 4789

Ms Kerri Crocker, School Manager
+618 8302 4181


Program Directors


Bachelor of Arts: Dr Jonathan Crichton 

Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Cultures and Australian Society): Assoc Prof Tangi Steen

Bachelor of Communication and Media: Dr Sally Lewis

Bachelor of Journalism and Professional Writing: Dr Patrizia Furlan

Bachelor of Media Arts: Ms Jenny Webber

Bachelor of Music: Dr Daniela Kaleva


Bachelor of Arts (Honours): Assoc Prof Tangi Steen


Graduate Diploma in Public Relations: Dr Leanne Glenny

Master of Aboriginal Studies: Assoc Prof Tangi Steen

Doctor of Philosophy: Dr Katrina Jaworski


Professional staff

Personal Assistant to HOS:  Aleksandra Vergulis

Team Leader (Teaching): Mel Friend

Senior Academic Services Officer (Teaching): Arna Eyers-White

Senior Placement Officer: John Gartland

Academic Services Officer: Dom Panagaris

Academic Services Officer: Di Banbury

Academic Services Officer: Rosie Paradiso

Academic Services Officer (Timetabling): Hayley Beck

Team Leader (Research): Julie White

Academic Services Officer: Anna Dinys

Senior Academic Services Officer: Stephanie Krawczyk

Administrative Assistant: Tova Worroll

Technical support staff

Senior Technical Officer: Andrei Gostin 

Technical Officer: Peter Nielsen

Technical Officer: Justin McGuiness

Academic staff

Anderson, Dr Heather - Senior Lecturer: Journalism

Anderson, Dr Sue - Lecturer: Indigenous Cultures and Australian Society

Bilsborow, Dr Carolyn - Lecturer: Media Arts

Biro, Dr Daniel - Lecturer: International Studies

Burley, Ms Kim - Lecturer: Public Relations

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

Diallo, Dr Ibrahima - Lecturer: French Studies

Fewster, Dr Russell - Lecturer: Drama and Performing Arts

Franklin, Prof Adrian - Professor: Creative Industries & Cultural Policy

Fujiwara, Dr Yuhiko - Lecturer: Japanese

Furlan, Dr Patrizia - Program Director: Journalism

Gale, Dr Peter - Program Director: Aboriginal Studies (Postgraduate)

George, Assoc Prof Jodie - Deputy Program Director - Bachelor of Arts

Glenny, Dr Leanne - Lecturer: Public Relations

Godwin, Ms Rebecca - Lecturer: Media Arts

Green, Prof Kerry - Professor: Journalism

Heugh, Dr Kathleen - Associate Professor: Applied Linguistics

Hoenig, Dr Ron - Lecturer: Journalism

Hsu, Dr Eric - Lecturer: Sociology

Hutchison, Mr Ian - Lecturer: Film and TV Production

Hogarth, Dr Chris - Lecturer:  French

Jaworski, Dr Katrina - Senior Lecturer: Cultural Studies

Kaleva, Dr Daniela - Program Director: Bachelor of Music

Khan, Dr Shamsul - Senior Lecturer: International Studies

Lindsey, Dr Kiera - Senior Lecturer: Australian History and Australia Studies

Lewis, Dr Sally - Lecturer: Communications

Longo, Mr Tommaso - Lecturer: Media Arts

Luckman, Prof Susan - Professor: Cultural Studies

Lundberg, Dr David - Senior Director: International Studies

MacFarlane, Dr Kit - Lecturer: Creative Writing

Main, Dr Wilson - Lecturer: Media Arts

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

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: International Studies

Radford, Dr David - Lecturer: Sociology

Raynes, Dr Cameron - Lecturer: Aboriginal Studies

Roberts, Dr Rosie - Program Director: Indigenous Cultures & Australian Society

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

Scrimgeour, Mr Andrew - Research Fellow: Linguistics

Sharma, Ms Neelu - Lecturer: Journalism

Simpson, Dr Adam - Senior Lecturer: International Studies

Snowden, Dr Collette - Program Director: Media Management

Steen, Assoc Prof Tangi - Senior Lecturer: Aboriginal Studies

Somerfield, Ms Rebecca - Lecturer: Communication

Stubbs, Dr 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 - : Senior Lecturer: Sociology

Yoshida, Dr Reiko - Lecturer: Japanese

Adjunct staff

Bishop, Assoc Prof Peter

Chiro, Dr Giancarlo

Crowley, Dr Vicki

Fopp, Dr Rodney

Franzway, Professor Suzanne

Gibb, Dr Heather

Kohler, Dr Michelle

Richards, Prof Ian

Schulz, Dr Pamela

Skrebels, Dr Paul

Starck, Dr Nigel

Areas of study and research

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