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Head of Department

Doctor Trudy Ambler

Doctor Trudy Ambler has a background in teaching and has led extensive research into how teachers learn and the student experience. Ambler holds a Masters and PhD and her research interests include the value of mentoring and how teachers engage in peer review processes.



Academic staff

Senior Lecturer

Doctor Alice Te Punga Somerville

Doctor Te Punga Somerville taught Pacific and Indigenous literature within New Zealand and at the University of Hawaii-Manoa before joining the staff at Macquarie. She is an author and poet, whose research contextualises Maori, Pacific and Indigenous peoples’ stories.

Lecturer

Ms Corrinne Franklin

Lecturer

Ms Holly Doel-Mackaway

Tutor

Mr David Coombs

Tutor

Ms Michelle Finneran

Tutor

Ms Grace O'Brien

Lecturer

Ms Jessa Rogers

Tutor

Ms Minna Tsu

Professional staff

Department Administrator

Ms Nancy Guevara

Team Leader of Indigenous Support Services

Emily Sutton

Indigenous Student Support Officer

Jesse Ingrey

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