Key People

Dean of School

Professor Kevin Dunn
BA (W'gong); PhD (Newcastle); FNGS

Deputy Dean

Doctor Adelma Hills
PhD, BA (Hons), BAppSc, ADipEnglish


Directors of Academic Programs

Clinical and Health Psychology
Associate Professor Tanya Meade
MAPS, PhD (Syd)

Geography and Urban Studies / Heritage and Tourism
Dr. Awais Piracha
BSc, MEngSC (UNSW), MSc (U of Dortmund), PhD (AIT)

Policing / Peace and Development Studies
Professor Karl Roberts
BSc (Hons), MSc (U of Leicester), PhD (Brunel University England)

Sociology / Criminology 
Associate Professor Mary Hawkins
BA (Hons)(Syd), PhD (Syd)

Social Work / Community Welfare / Therapy Studies
Associate Professor Brian Stout
LLB (Hons)(U of Newcastle, UK), MSocWk (U of Belfast,UK)

Undergraduate Psychology
Dr Jo Milne-Home
MAPS, BSc (Hons) (UNSW), M Ed (Ed Psych)(U of Alberta), PhD (U of Alberta)


Director of Academic Program (Our Futures)

Dr Tim Griffin
BA (U of Queensland), PhD (U of Queensland)


Director of Research and Higher Degree Research

Professor Kerry Robinson
BA (U of Wollongong); MA (UNSW); PhD (UNSW)


Director of Engagement and International

Dr Renu Narchal
BA (U of New Delhi), MA (U of New Delhi), PhD (U of New Delhi)


Head of Discipline (Psychology)

Dr Jo Milne-Home
MAPS, BSc (Hons) (UNSW), M Ed (Ed Psych)(U of Alberta), PhD (U of Alberta)


Academic Course Advisors

Bachelor of Community and Social Development
Dr Jioji Ravulo

Bachelor of Community Welfare
Bankstown: Dr Robyn North Parramatta: Dr Gabrielle Drake

Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice
Bankstown: Mr Phillip Birch Penrith: Dr Michael Kennedy

Bachelor of Criminology
Bankstown: Dr Amie Matthews Penrith: Dr Ana Rodas

Bachelor of Heritage and Tourism
Dr Emma Power

Bachelor of Policing
Bankstown: Mr Phillip Birch  Penrith:Dr Michael Kennedy

Bachelor of Social Science (Criminology Major)
Dr Ana Rodas

Bachelor of Social Science
Bankstown: Dr Amie Matthews Penrith: Dr Julie Wen Parramatta: Dr Emma Power

Bachelor of Social Work
Bankstown: Dr Robyn North Parramatta: Dr Gabrielle Drake

Bachelor of Tourism Management
Penrith: Dr Julie Wen Parramatta: Dr Emma Power

Undergraduate Psychology / Graduate Diploma of Psychological Studies
Bankstown: Dr Phoebe Bailey Penrith: Ms Alison Hine

Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology and Specialist Fourth Year
Dr Renu Narchal

Master of Art Therapy / Graduate Diploma and Certificate in Counselling
Dr Sheridan Linnell

Master of Psychology (Clinical) / Retired Masters programs
Mr David Mutton

Master of Social Science / Diploma of Social Science
Dr Jane Durie

Master of Urban Management and Planning / Planning pathway
Dr Awais Piracha


School Manager

Jacqueline Clements