Mariella Herberstein



Professor Mariella Herberstein



Deputy Chair

Professor Jacqueline Phillips

Ex-Officio Members

Academic Senate Rules 9(1)(a)-(e) - the Vice-Chancellor, two Deputy Vice-Chancellors and up to three Pro-Vice Chancellors.

Bruce Dowton


Professor S Bruce Dowton


Professor Kevin Jameson

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)



Professor Sakkie Pretorius

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Professor Dominique Parrish  

Professor Dominique Parrish

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)
Professor Sean Brawley  

Professor Sean Brawley

Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (Programs and Pathways)
Leanne Holt  

Dr Leanne Holt

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy)

Professor Lesley Hughes


Professor Lesley Hughes

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Integrity and Development

Academic Senate Rule 9(1)(f) - the Executive Deans of Faculties.



Professor Martina Möllering

Executive Dean of Faculty of Arts

Professor Stephen Brammer

Executive Dean of Macquarie Business School
Professor Simon Handley  

Professor Simon Handley

Executive Dean of Faculty of Human Sciences

Professor Patrick Neil


Professor Patrick McNeil

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Medicine and Health and
Executive Dean of Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Professor Bernard Mans

Interim Executive Dean of Faculty of Science and Engineering

Academic Senate Rule 9(1)(g)-(h) - the Dean of Higher Degree Research and the University Librarian.


Associate Professor Judi Homewood

Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (Higher Degree Research Training and Partnerships)
Fiona Burton  

Fiona Burton

Interim University Librarian (position shared with Susan Vickery)

Elected Members

Academic Senate Rule 9(1)(i) - three members from each of the Faculties of Arts, Macquarie Business School, Human Sciences, and Science and Engineering. (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2020)

Academic Senate Rule 9(1)(j) - two members from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2020)


Faculty of Arts


Dr Frank Carrigan

Macquarie Law School
Professor Chris Dixon  

Professor Chris Dixon

Department of Modern History, Politics & International Relations
Dr Nicole Matthews  

Dr Nicole Matthews

Department of Media, Music, Communications & Cultural Studies

Macquarie Business School

Dr Wylie Bradford  

Dr Wylie Bradford

Department of Economics
Professor Rebecca Mitchell  

Professor Rebecca Mitchell

Department of Management
Associate Professor Lan Snell  

Associate Professor Lan Snell

Department of Marketing

Faculty of Human Sciences

Matt Bower


Associate Professor Matt Bower

Department of Educational Studies



Associate Professor Peter Roger

Department of Linguistics
Dr Mel Taylor  

Dr Mel Taylor

Department of Psychology

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences



Professor Catherine Dean

Department of Health Professions
Dr Adam Dunn  

Associate Professor Adam Dunn

Australian Institute of Health Innovation

Faculty of Science and Engineering


Professor Judith Dawes

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Professor Jim Denier

Department of Mathematics
Professor Grant Hose  

Professor Grant Hose

Department of Biological Sciences

Academic Senate Rule 9(1)(k) - one member from the non-Faculty electorate. (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2020)

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Dr Florence Chiew

Academic Senate Rule 9(1)(l) - one member from the Indigenous staff electorate. (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2020

Tristan Kennedy  

Dr Tristan Kennedy

Academic Senate Rule 9(1)(m) - student members, term of office two years (until 31 May 2020)


Emily Ward

Undergraduate - Faculty of Arts
Jenni Zoue  

Jenni Zoue

Undergraduate - Macquarie Business School

Alexei Feofiloff

Undergraduate - Faculty of Human Sciences

Alexander Hablutzel

Undergraduate - Faculty of Science and Engineering

Lilly Andolfatto

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Aleksandra Nikolic  

Aleksandra Nikolic

Postgraduate - Coursework
Manali Tayshete  

Manali Tayshete

Postgraduate - Coursework

Sayantani Chatterjee

Postgraduate - Higher Degree Research (HDR)

Appointed Members

Academic Senate Rule 9(1)(n) - up to three additional members appointed by resolution of Academic Senate, to include the chairs of Academic Senate Standing Committees


Associate Professor Catriona Lavermicocca

Chair of Academic Standards and Quality Committee
Associate Professor Yvonne Breyer  

Associate Professor Yvonne Breyer

Chair of Senate Learning and Teaching Committee

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