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Honorary Titles Conferred

Honorary Titles Awarded

Emeritus Professor

Professor Peter Carpenter – awarded on 18 November 2004
Professor Phil Clarkson – awarded on 19 March 2013
Professor John Coll – awarded on 30 March 2006
Professor Tony d'Arbon fms – awarded on 17 August 2009
Professor Bernard Daffey – awarded on 13 July 1995
Professor Michael Doyle – awarded on 13 August 1998
Professor Peter Drake AM – awarded on 9 October 1997
Professor Patrick Duignan – awarded on 1 January 2008
Professor Muredach Dynan – awarded on 18 November 2004
Professor Jack Flanagan – awarded on 24 November 2005
Professor Wolfgang Grichting – awarded on 25 May 2000
Professor Pamela Joyce – awarded on 24 July 1997
Professor Thomas Martin – awarded 18 June 2013
Professor Gabrielle McMullen AM – awarded on 16 September 2010
Professor Francis J Moloney sdb, AM – awarded on 17 November 2008
Professor John O’Gorman – awarded on 1 January 2009
Mr Chris Sheargold – awarded on 13 June 2012
Professor Peter Sheehan AO – awarded on 1 February 2008
Professor Dan Stewart cfc AO – awarded on 30 March 2006
Professor Peter Wilson – awarded on 1 January 2009

Honorary Fellow

Dr Evelyn Anderson – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of her commitment to research, her publications and her willingness to promote and advance the work and the goals of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Dr Tracey Anderson – awarded for 3 years to 23 May 2015 – in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the field of educational psychology and research, and her contributions to the NSW Early Childhood Education team.
Reverend Dr Sarah Bachelard – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of her expertise in the fields of theology, ethics, philosophy and spirituality.
Ms Margaret Beck – awarded for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of her valued contributions to Australian Catholic University through her work in Baucau, her engagement with the Timor-Leste community and her guidance of course quality assurance at the Teacher’s College.
Dr John Bellamy – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of his work with the National Church Life Survey (NCLS) Research Centre on research related to church organisational vitality and social capital and his significant contributions to policy and advocacy work in the community service organisation, Anglicare.
Dr Maria Aurora Correa Bernardo – renewed for 3 years to 9 November 2015 – in recognition of her work with the Institute for Advancing Community Engagement and Centre for Creative and Authentic Leadership, and her long association with De La Salle University.
Associate Professor Jeffrey Bloechl – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of his valued reputation as an internationally renowned scholar in philosophy.
Dr Anna Bortoli – awarded for 3 years to 12 February 2016 – in recognition of her success as Vice Principal of Eastern Ranges School and Professional Learning Centre, and her collaboration with the Faculty of Education in offering a pathway for postgraduate studies in special education.
Dr Don Bowen – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of his expertise as an active researcher in the area of Family Mediation.
Reverend Dr Russell Briese – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of his expertise and research in the area of Church history and ecumenism in particular.
Dr Stephen Bunker – awarded for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of his expertise in the area of cardiac rehabilitation, including his contributions to the establishment of the Victorian, and Australian, Associations of Cardiac Rehabilitation, and his high calibre research collaboration in the area of cardiac rehabilitation and in reducing cardiovascular disease risk.
Dr Christopher Chan – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his expertise in human resource and health care management.
Dr Mary Coloe – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of her international reputation and research as a Catholic biblical scholar.
Rev Dr Barry Craig, SLD – awarded for 3 years to 9 November 2015 – in recognition of his expertise in the field of early Christian liturgy and ritual.
Dr Nadia Crittenden – awarded for 3 year to 15 October 2016 – in recognition of her expertise in the human research ethics field.
Ms Maya Cranitch – renewed for 3 years to 12 February 2016 – in recognition of her contribution to language and literacy education and developing programs of relevance for teaching English to speakers of other languages.
Rev Dr Lawrence Cross – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of his willingness to promote and advance the work and the goals of the Faculty of Philosophy and Theology.
Sr Rosemary Crumlin rsm OAM – awarded for 3 years to 16 June 2014 – in recognition of her expertise and experience as an art educator and her willingness to contribute to the ACU research quantum via the production of high level publications.
Dr Anne Cunningham – awarded for 3 years to 23 May 2015 – in recognition of her excellence in the area of Australian Catholic religious history.
Mrs Trudy Dantis – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of her commitment to the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) Pastoral Research Office and her valued contributions to community engagement.
Dr Kathleen Dauguet – renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of her contribution in facilitating the contact with Bureau de l’Education Catholique in Mauritius and her contribution to the Faculty of Education.
Dr Leoni Degenhardt – renewed for 3 years to 23 May 2015 – in recognition of her valued contribution to education as a recognised innovator in school structure, focusing on self-directed schools.
Dr John Dupuche – renewed for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his ongoing support of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Inter-Religious Dialogue.
Reverend Dr Thomas Elich – awarded till 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his willingness to assist in developing the profile of liturgical studies at the University.
Dr Charlotte Frew – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of her commitment to research and your publications in the area of Historical Studies.
Dr Margaret Ghosn mshf – renewed for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of her scholarly work in the area of youth ministry and ethnic youth.
Mr Jonathan Gillis – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of his outstanding reputation in the field of medicine and medical ethics.
Dr Stefano Girola – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his willingness to participate in research seminars and supervision of HDR students.
Rev Dr Gerald Gleeson – awarded for 3 years to 23 May 2015 – in recognition of his leadership and highly regarded reputation in the field of Catholic Bioethics, and his ongoing support of the Plunkett Centre for Ethics.
Dr Diane Gosden – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of her continuing research and publications in the area of social justice for asylum seekers and refugees in Australia.
Ms Dianne Gursansky – renewed for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of her distinguished career as a social work academic and a consultant in human services.
Dr Peter Hai – renewed for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in anticipation of his contribution to the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy’s research strength in Contemporary Catholic Theology, especially in his exploration of ecclesiology and inter-religious issues.
Reverend Dr Chris Hanlon – renewed for 3 years to May 2016 – in recognition of his support to students working on aspects of Church History and his continued research on the history of Sicily from Graeco-Roman times down to the middle ages.
Mr Evan Harris – renewed for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of his contributions to ACU during the past seventeen years and his commitment to contribute to community engagement projects, including the Clemente program in Brisbane.
Dr Thomas Harris – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his expertise in alternative natural therapies for people with chronic illnesses.
Dr Kim Hassall – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of his distinguished career as a researcher and leader in the field of transportation and logistics and his commendable publications record.
Assistant Professor Carina Henriksson - awarded for 3 years to 12 February 2016 – in recognition of her international reputation as a phenomenological researcher, her strong publications record and her expertise in the area of child welfare.
Dr Tessa Louise Hillgrove – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her valued contribution as a researcher and public health practitioner.
Mr Brian Hoare – awarded for 3 years to 15 October 2016 – in recognition of his contribution to the research intensification endeavours of the School of Allied and Public Health and the development of the ACU Health Clinic.
Mr David Hutton OAM – awarded for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of his outstanding reputation as an educator and administrator in state, Catholic schools, and his success in the role of Executive Director of Brisbane Catholic Education.
Mr A K M Rashidal Islam – awarded for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of his extensive experience in online program delivery and support, and his contributions as the lead academic in the Supply Chain Management program.
Dr Kristin Johnston rsj – renewed for 3 years to 12 February 2016 – in recognition of her strong commitment to Catholic education and community engagement within the University, the Church and wider community.
Professor Julie Jomeen – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of her expertise in the area of perinatal mental health and her outstanding scholarship and leadership in this field.
Associate Professor Marie Joyce – renewed for 3 years to 15 October 2016 – in recognition of her long and productive association with the ACU School of Psychology and her notable research output.
Dr Dominic Katter – renewed for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his association and willingness to assist in the Faculty of Business.
Br Aengus Kavanagh – awarded for 3 years to 9 November 2015 – in recognition of his success as an educational leader, his lifelong experience of Catholic religious orders and educational systems, and his valued contribution in the ELIM program for experienced education leaders.
Dr Berenice Kerr rsm – awarded for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of her outstanding achievements as an educator and administrator in religious institutions and systemic Catholic schools.
Dr Aneta Kotevski – awarded for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of her research and publications, particularly in the area of adolescent mental health and wellbeing, and her work with the Psychology Senior Proven Researcher Team.
Dr André La Gerche – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of his expertise in cardiovascular research and his continuing collaborative research and mentorship.
Dr Raymond Laird – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of his international reputation as a biblical scholar.
Dr John Lamont – awarded for 3 years to 23 May 2015 – in recognition of his excellence in the field of philosophy, his publications in the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) and his ongoing collaboration with the Senior Proven Researcher Team (SPRT).
Dr David Andrew Leary OFM – renewed for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of his valued contribution to the University through his participation as a member of the Institute of Counselling.
Rev Dr Richard Leonard sj – renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of his highly regarded professional background and strong publications record, and his continuing contributions to the work of the University.
Dr David Lindley – awarded for 3 years to 15 February 2014 – in recognition of his expertise in Information Technology and Business Systems.
Dr Robert Long – renewed for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of his wide range of expertise and qualifications in theology, human services, management and social justice.
Mr Remy Low – awarded for 3 years to 9 November 2015 – in recognition of his valued contributions to the Mount Druitt University Hub, and his willingness to participate in the activities of the Institute for Advancing Community Engagement.
Dr Rosa MacGinley PBVM – renewed for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her support of and willingness to assist in the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.
Dr Anne-Marie Makin – awarded for 3 years to 23 May 2015 – in recognition of her expertise in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and her record in academic publishing.
Dr Sophie McGrath RSM – renewed for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of her support of the Golding Centre and willingness to assist in the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.
Dr Paul McQuillan – renewed till 9 November 2015 – in recognition of his interest in the University's activities and continued association with the School of Religious Education.
Sr Margaret Madden – awarded for 3 years to 16 June 2014 – in recognition of the important link she will provide between ACU’s Faculty of Education and the international education sector, specifically in relation to the support of ACU’s quality assurance commitments at the Notre Dame Institute of Education.
Professor Gerard Mannion – awarded 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of his international status as a respected academic in the area of systematic theology and his commendable publications record.
Very Rev Dr John Manoussakis – awarded for 3 years to 10 August 2014 – in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the profession of Philosophy and his considerable research expertise, particularly in the areas of Continental philosophy and philosophy of religion.
Dr Yoshimi Matsuda – renewed for 3 years to 15 October 2016 – in recognition of her internationally significant work in the area of Morita therapy.
Associate Professor Jan Matthews – awarded for 3 year to 15 October 2016 – in recognition of her expertise in research in the area of child and parenting issues.
Rev Dr Patrick McInerney SSC – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of his outstanding promotion of dialogue, mutual understanding, respect and collaboration between Christians and followers of other religions.
Dr Maureen Miner-Bridges – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of her capacity as an active researcher in the areas of religion, spirituality and psychology and her dedication to community engagement, and commitment to teaching and learning.
Dr Brett Mitchell – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of his expertise in the area of infection control and healthcare associated infections, his strong clinical experience and your contributions to the ACU in the area of collaboration in research scholarship and teaching and learning.
Dr Alan Moss cfc – renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of his continuing contributions to the work of the University.
Rabbi Frederick Morgan – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his willingness to participate in the activity of The Asia-Pacific Centre for Inter-Religious Dialogue (APCID), especially by helping to enhance the involvement of the Jewish scholars in the Centre.
Dr Denis O’Hara – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of his valued experience and expertise as a lecturer and researcher in the areas of counselling and counselling psychology which will assist the University as it works to strengthen counselling on its campuses.
Dr Celina Pascoe – awarded for 3 years to 15 February 2014 – in recognition of her remarkable publication record and expertise in the area of management and organisational behaviour.
Dr Miriam Pepper – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of her willingness to assist in the National Church Life Survey by contributing theoretical perspectives on religion and environmental attitudes and behaviours.
Mrs Helen Peters – awarded for 3 year to 15 October 2016 – in recognition of her expertise and medical knowledge and her commitment to community engagement and health capacity building with the people and Diocese of Baucau, Timor-Leste and the San Antonio Clinic.
Dr Stephanie Plenty – awarded for 3 years to 23 May 2015 – in recognition of her previous role with the Senior Proven Researcher Team in the School of Psychology, her publications in the areas of educational research and psychology, and her wish to generate future international collaborative projects with ACU.
Dr Rapin Quinn – renewed for 3 years to 10 August 2014 – in recognition of her academic background in development along with her work as a practitioner and researcher.
Dr Anita Ray – renewed till 9 November 2015 – in recognition of her interest in the University's activities and continued association with the Asia-Pacific Centre for Inter-religious Dialogue.
Mr Stephen Reid – renewed for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of his expertise in quantitative analysis and reporting, particularly with respect to the National Church Life Survey and World Youth Day research.
Dr Dan Riley – awarded for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of his significant work in the Centre for Creative and Authentic Leadership, and his experience in both academic and Catholic educational circles.
Dr Kathy Robinson – awarded for 3 years to 23 May 2015 – in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the fields of biological sciences and professional education, and her continuing engagement in the International Development Studies and Global Studies courses at ACU.
Dr John Rolley – awarded for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of his commitment to research, his enthusiasm for developing and supporting new researchers, and his contributions to the Master of Clinical Practise (Cardiac and Interventional Cardiology streams).
Dr Colleen Rolls – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of her expertise in the area of Midwifery and her continuing contribution to ACU as a supervisor, mentor, panel expert and reviewer.
Rev Dr Thomas Ryan sm – renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of his considerable research and teaching expertise in the field of Moral Theology.
Dr Annette Schneider – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her valued contribution to the School of Educational Leadership and, more recently, the Learning and Teaching Centre.
Ms Sharon Schneider – awarded for 3 years to 9 November 2015 – in recognition of her expertise in the areas of school suspension and children’s rights, and her valuable contributions to the Psychology Senior Proven Researcher Team (SPRT).
Dr Ruth Sheridan – awarded for 3 years to 16 June 2014 – in recognition of her affiliation with ACU via research publications and her willingness to participate in research seminars, offering advice and, where appropriate, supervision to higher degree research students.
Dr Michelle Smith-Tamaray – awarded for 3 year to 15 October 2016 – in recognition for her leadership and development of the undergraduate Speech Pathology program.
Dr Peter Stork – renewed to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of his continued assistance and support of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.
Dr Siosiua Tōfua’ipangai – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of his commitment to critical enquiry and applied research encompassing Oceanian and Western philosophical traditions, his international reputation as a researcher and his work on behalf of the Tongan community in Canberra.
Mr Michael Tooma – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of his publications record, his commitment to the field of work health safety, and his contribution towards the Masters in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (OHSE) Management at ACU.
Dr Paul Tyson – awarded for 3 years to 14 February 2015 – in recognition of his scholarship in the area of philosophy and his capacity to contribute to the work of the School of Philosophy.
Mr Gerard Webster MAPsS – awarded for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of his reputation as a psychologist and educator, his extensive work in the Catholic education sector, and his involvement with the Institute for Advancing Community Engagement (IACE) as a volunteer researcher and resource person.
Dr Rivka Witenberg – awarded for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of her international reputation for research, particularly in the area of tolerance, and your generous support for ACU’s Higher Degree Research students and staff.
Dr Marian Wai-Lin Wong – awarded to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her valued and extensive experience in nurse education in Hong Kong and internationally.
Dr Shirley Worland – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition her expertise as an active researcher in the area of Migrant Education.

Adjunct Professor

Professor Joan Barclay Lloyd – renewed for 3 years to 8 March 2014 – in recognition of her support of the work of the Centre for Early Christian Studies with Australian Catholic University, and her continued interest in the University's activities.
Dr Tracey Batten – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of her contribution in maintaining and strengthening partnerships as well as supporting new initiatives in clinical placement, joint research and joint community engagement.
Dr Anne Benjamin – renewed for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of her interest in the University’s activities and continued association with the Faculty of Education.
Professor Michael Bezzina - awarded for 3 years to 19 March 2016 – in recognition of his valued contributions to the Australian Catholic University through his expertise in the areas of educational leadership, his development and delivery of the Master of Educational System Leadership, and his support of the Leaders Transforming Learning and Learners research project.
Associate Professor Susan Bridges – awarded for 3 years to 26 September 2016 – in recognition of her outstanding achievements in medical and dental education as well as her expertise and significant strength in the area of research.
Fr Joseph John Caddy – renewed for 3 years to 21 November 2016 – in recognition of his significant contribution to the work of the Quality of Life and Social Justice Research Centre.
Br Kelvin Canavan – renewed for 3 years to 13 June 2015 – in recognition of his significant contribution to the development and teaching of the new Master of System Leadership course, his assistance in the organisation of the Centre for Creative and Authentic Leadership international conference 2013, and his invaluable affiliation with ACU.
Ms Veronica Casey – awarded for 3 years to 21 November 2016 – in recognition of her significant support and contribution to ACU and the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (QLD) and her collaboration between ACU and the health care facilities in Metro South Hospital and Health Service.
Professor David Castle – awarded for 3 years to 26 September 2016 – in recognition of his expertise in the area of physical health care of the mentally ill and your continued research in clinical, epidemiological and qualitative mental health research in cardiovascular disease.
Dr Paul Chesterton – renewed for 3 years to 13 June 2015 – in recognition of his contributions towards and expertise evaluation of various projects in ACU.
Professor Philip Clarke – awarded for 3 years to 26 September 2016 – in recognition of his significant involvement in the creation of the Faculty of Law at ACU, his distinguished record in academic leadership, his extensive publications in the area of commercial law and his contribution to the development of the Faculty’s curriculum and course delivery model.
Most Reverend Mark Coleridge DD – renewed for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.
Mr Stephen Cornelissen – awarded for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of his leadership in the area of health and aged care services in Victoria and invaluable support in the instigation and development of a Char in Aged Care.
Bishop Tim Costelloe sdb DD – renewed for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of his on-going participation, where practical, in Faculty research seminars; the presentation of occasional lectures; and the mentoring of HDR students.
Professor Michael Costigan – renewed for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.
Professor Daniel Courteix – awarded for 3 years to 15 September 2014 - in recognition of his international excellence in musculoskeletal research.
Ms Debra Cutler – awarded for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of her leadership in the establishment of a research partnership between The Prince Charles Hospital and ACU and her assistance in the collaboration of the Nursing Research and Practice Development Centre.
Mr Ray Dennis – renewed for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of his continued support of the activities of the Faculty of Health Sciences and, particularly, his collaborative work with ACU to establish the Calvary Centre for Palliative Care Research.
Mr Jack de Groot – renewed for 3 years to 19 March 2016 – in recognition of his distinguished contribution to development and humanitarian activities, both in Australia and in developing countries.
Mr Cameron Dick – awarded for 3 years to 22 November 2015 – in recognition of his expertise in the areas of politics, law and industry, and his outstanding achievements in the Queensland Government.
Associate Professor Deirdre Duncan – renewed for 3 years to 26 September 2016 – in recognition of her continued involvement in a number of ongoing activities and her contribution to the intellectual life of the University, particularly with respect to the ACU Faculty of Education.
Professor Gregory Dusting – awarded for 3 years to 11 April 2014 – in recognition of his national and international expertise in tissue engineering, cardiovascular pharmacology and the joint research work of the O’Brien Institute and ACU.
Professor Rifaat Ebied – renewed for 3 years to 11 April 2014 – in recognition of his interest in the University’s activities and continued association with the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.
Professor Emmanuel Falque – awarded for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of his highly regarded reputation as one of the leading contemporary philosophers in France and his expertise and experience in research in philosophy.
Mr Robert Fitzgerald AM – awarded for 3 years to 8 March 2014 – in recognition of his willingness to assist Australian Catholic University and his ongoing support of the Institute for Advancing Community Engagement.
Professor Michael Gaffney - awarded for 3 years to 19 March 2016 – in recognition of his extensive expertise in the areas of educational leadership, his considerable research standing and his valued contributions to community engagement.
Dr Liam Gearon – awarded for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of his world renowned scholarship in the field of religious education and Catholic Identity.
Dr Patricia Hansen – awarded for 3 years to 8 March 2014 – in recognition of her work with the National School of Social work since 2008 and her continued association with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Ms Michelle (Mish) Hill – awarded for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of her valued contribution as a leader in maternity care in Queensland and her continued support of all research endeavours of the Midwifery Research Unit.
Dr Michael Jelinek – awarded for 3 years to 11 September 2015 – in recognition of his excellence in the field of cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation, and his expertise as Honorary Medical Advisor and Co-supervisor of the COACH (Coaching patients On Achieving Cardiovascular Health) research studies.
Dr Richard Kearney – awarded for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of his reputation as one of the leading philosophers of religion today working within the Continental tradition of philosophy.
Professor Darren Kelly – awarded for 3 years to 26 September 2016 – in recognition of his leadership and vision in improving the communication and collaboration between scientists and clinicians and his contribution in the area of research between ACU and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.
Emeritus Professor Bruce Kercher – awarded for 3 years to 29 March 2015 – in recognition of his success as Australia’s foremost legal historian, his record in academic publishing and his continuing engagement with the 2012 Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) project, The Australasian Legal History Library.
Professor Jeffrey Kosky – awarded for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his willingness to participate in research seminars and support the research activity of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, through mentoring, assistance with external grant applications and formal research collaboration.
Rabbi John Levi AM – renewed for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his interest in the University’s activities and continued association with the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.
Fr Brian Lucas – renewed for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his contribution as General Secretary of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference and his expertise in media, communication, social work, and community engagement research.
Mr Paul Lucas – awarded for 3 years to 7 August 2015 - in recognition of his distinguished career in Queensland Government, your achievements in business and your contributions to the general community.
Associate Professor Andrew MacIsaac – awarded for 3 years to 26 September 2016 – in recognition of his expertise in research related to cardiovascular disease. his impressive record of publications as well as your strength in facilitating collaborative research projects between ACU and St Vincent’s Hospital.
Dr Daniel Madigan SJ – renewed for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his interest in the University’s activities and continued association with the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.
Professor Jean-Luc Marion – awarded for three years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of his reputation as the world’s leading phenomenologist and an internationally acclaimed specialist in modern philosophy and philosophy of religion.
Associate Professor Michael C Mason CSsR – awarded for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of his reputation as a highly respected researcher, specialising in the sociology of religion and his contribution to the research undertaken by the Quality of Life and Social Justice Research Centre.
Professor Ralph Mawdsley – awarded for 3 years to 26 September 2016 – in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of education law in the USA and internationally as well as his contribution to the areas of Teaching and Learning, Research and Community Engagement.
Mr John May – renewed to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.
Professor Wayne Morrison – awarded for 3 years to 11 April 2014 – in recognition of his national and international expertise in plastic and reconstructive surgery and the joint work of the O’Brien Institute and ACU.
Dr Judith Mulholland - awarded for 3 years to 19 March 2016 – in recognition of her impressive contribution to the University as a staff member, her record of publications in the area of science education, and her outstanding contributions to student learning.
Mr John Nethercote – renewed for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his significant scholarly and publishing achievements in the areas of public administration, parliament and public policy.
Dr Toni Noble - renewed for 3 years to 19 March 2016 – in recognition of her significant publishing and public policy record, particularly her work on bullying; as well as her national and international profile in the area of learning and student wellbeing.
Professor Philippe Obert – awarded for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his international expertise in Cardiovascular Physiology and various research projects.
Emeritus Professor Gerald O’Collins – renewed for 3 years to 21 November 2016 – in recognition of his continuing contributions relevant to the work of the University.
Dr Neils Ortenblad – awarded for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of his valuable research into exercise and muscle metabolism, a highly mechanistic and important component of health science.
Professor Paul Oslington – awarded to December 2014 – in recognition of continuing collaboration and management of the Templeton project.
Reverend Associate Professor David Pascoe – awarded for 3 years to 1 December 2015 – in recognition of his instrumental role in the incorporation of St Paul’s Theological College and Trinity Uniting Church Theological College into ACU, his significant contributions to the University, and his achievements as Head of the School of Theology.
Associate Professor John Penington – awarded for 3 years to 11 April 2014 – in recognition of his willingness to assist with research and joint activities between the O’Brien Institute and ACU.
Dr Nilda (Nena) Peragallo-Montano – awarded for 3 years to 26 September 2016 – in recognition of her expertise as an advisor in nursing leadership and higher education, especially in the area of research and community engagement as well as her strength in facilitating collaboration between ACU and the University of Miami.
Associate Professor David Prior – awarded for 3 years to 26 September 2016 – in recognition of his expertise in research related to non-invasive diagnostic technique for cardiovascular disease and his strength in facilitating collaboration on research projects between ACU and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.
Dr Michael Radel – awarded for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his significant activities with research.
The Hon. Mike Reynolds AM – awarded for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of his earlier academic career and his professional experience in local and State Government and his future contribution to specific projects within ACU.
Professor Richard Rymarz – renewed for 3 years to 29 March 2015 – in recognition of his experience and expertise as a researcher in areas including the place of religious institutions in secular societies.
Dr Jacob Sevastos – awarded for 3 years to 29 March 2015 – in recognition of his outstanding achievements at a clinical and scholarly level, and his contributions towards St Vincent’s Hospital.
Mr Christopher Sidoti – renewed for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the Institute for Advancing Community Engagement.
Mr Greg Smith – renewed for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Professor Rudolf Straesser – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his publication record in Mathematics and his willingness to participate in joint research projects with Australian Catholic University.
Professor Eleonore Stump – awarded for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of her willingness to participate in research seminars and support the research activity of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, through mentoring, assistance with external grant applications and formal research collaboration.
Mr Francis Sullivan – awarded for 3 years to 11 September 2015 – in recognition of his expertise in the fields of health, aged and community care; Catholic identity and mission; Government relations and policy development; and his highly regarded role as General Secretary of the Australian Medical Association. It also reflects his continuing contributions to the University and Australian communities.
Dr Maureen Walsh – awarded for 3 years to 13 December 2014 – in recognition of her continued contribution to and profiling of the University, particularly with the Literacy Research Hub.
Professor Merold Westphal – awarded for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition of his willingness to participate in research seminars and support the research activity of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, through mentoring, assistance with external grant applications and formal research collaboration.
Br Tony Whelan CFC AM – awarded for 3 years to 29 March 2015 – in recognition of his leadership and highly regarded reputation in the field of Catholic education and his association with the Faculty of Education, in particular with the introduction of the Educational System Leadership Course.
Professor Chris Winder – awarded for 3 years to 15 February 2014 – in recognition of his remarkable publication record and expertise in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment.
Associate Professor Gail Winkworth PSM – renewed for 3 years to 21 November 2016 – in recognition of her high standing as a social worker and her notable publication record.

Honorary Professor

Professor Marilyn McCord Adams – awarded for 3 years to 22 November 2015 – in recognition of her expertise and scholarship in medieval philosophy and analytic philosophy of religion.
Associate Professor Peter Bastian – renewed for 3 years to 21 November 2016 – in recognition of his standing as an eminent historian and his reputation in academic publishing.
Professor Timothy Beach – awarded for 3 years to 21 November 2016 – in recognition of his international reputation as a leading researcher in the field, his extensive publications and his willingness to support international research and collaboration in geography and geosciences between ACU, Georgetown University and the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr Harald Bergsteiner – awarded for 3 years to 13 June 2015 – in recognition of his excellence in the fields of graphical modelling, and his continuing engagement as co-founder of the Institute for Sustainable Leadership.
Professor Paul Bishop – awarded for 3 years to 21 November 2016 – in recognition of his significant publications record and research as a geomorphologist as well as his willingness to support research collaboration in geography and earth sciences between ACU and University of Glasgow.
Dr Diana Boswell MAPS – awarded for 3 years to 11 September 2015 – in recognition of her work as a researcher in children’s trauma and disability, her clinical expertise, her position as Director of the Thomas Wright Institute and her international reputation for the training of children’s services professionals.
Professor Barbara Bowers – renewed for three years to 11 September 2015 – in recognition of her international reputation as a researcher, her valuable contributions to the University, particularly in connection with the Quality of Life and Social Justice Research Centre, and her continuing work on an Australian Research Council grant.
Professor Rémi Brague – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his excellence as an international scholar in the field of theology and philosophy and for his expertise in medieval Islamic philosophy.
Professor Andrew Buck – awarded for 3 years to 21 November 2016 – in recognition of his international recognition as a leading authority in the field of property law and legal history and his willingness to foster international collaboration between ACU and Canadian universities.
Emeritus Professor Fr Edmund Campion – awarded for 3 years to 13 June 2015 – in recognition of his outstanding reputation as a scholar, priest and educator, and your invaluable, and continuing, research and documentation of Catholic life in Australia.
Professor Robert Caputo – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of him as a leading Continental philosopher of religion.
Professor Brian Davies – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his excellence as a leading international philosopher and his expertise in analytic and Thomist philosophy.
Dr Robert Dixon – renewed for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his outstanding work in social research for the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.
Professor Edward Duyker OAM – renewed for 3 years to 11 September 2015 – in recognition of his distinguished career as an eminent independent historian and, in particular, his pioneering research into Australian and Pacific history which has helped to re-shape the way Australians view their historical place in the world and their relationship with Europe.
Professor Jérôme de Gramont – awarded for 3 years to 22 November 2015 – in recognition of his scholarship and expertise in philosophy, theology and literature, particularly in the field of phenomenology.
Professor Jerome Gellman – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his excellence as a leading scholar in theology and philosophy, his expertise in analytic philosophy and Jewish theology.
Dr Sabine Hammond – awarded for 3 years to 19 March 2016 – in recognition of her expertise in the areas of ethics, professional practice and supervision, and her significant contributions to teaching and learning in the School of Psychology.
Professor Todd Herrenkohl – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition as an outstanding researcher in the area of child abuse and maltreatment.
Emeritus Professor Tony Johns – renewed for 3 years to 16 September 2016 – in recognition of his commendable academic standing and the significant contribution he has made to the University in the area of interfaith relations studies.
Professor Brian Johnstone C.SS.R – awarded for 3 years to 11 September 2015 – in recognition of his scholarship and outstanding international reputation in moral theology and ethics, and his assistance with the development of the new National Centre for Ethics.
Professor Deb Keen – awarded for 3 years to 21 November 2016 – in recognition of her significant contribution to the research endeavours of the Schools of Allied Health and Psychology in the field of childhood disability.
Professor Geoff Kiel – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his expertise in the area of governance, his publications and his significant contributions to the ACU.
Dr Jean-Yves Lacoste – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his outstanding reputation as an historian and an influential theologian and philosopher.
Professor Michael Morgan – awarded for 3 years to 22 November 2015 – in recognition of his significant contributions to contemporary Jewish studies and Jewish Philosophy, and his scholarship in the field of religious philosophy.
Professor Emeritus Maev O’Collins – renewed for 3 years to 21 November 2016 – in recognition of her significant and extremely valuable contribution to the ACU School of Social Work at the University’s Canberra campus.
Professor Peter Ochs – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his scholarship and expertise in research in philosophy and his specialisation in semiotics and modern Jewish and Christian thought.
Professor Dr Georg Peters – awarded for 3 years to 13 June 2015 – in recognition of his international expertise as a lecturer and researcher in the areas of computer science, applied mathematics, business administration and professional education.
Emeritus Professor Sharman Pretty – awarded for 3 years to 11 September 2015 – in recognition of her international reputation as one of Australia’s most experienced leaders in higher education, the arts and creative industries, particularly in the performing and visual arts sectors.
Professor Claude Romano - awarded for 3 years to 11 September 2015 – in recognition of his international reputation as a world class scholar and in particular his scholarship in the field of contemporary phenomenology.
Professor Phillip Rousseau – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his scholarship and leadership in the areas of theology and philosophy and his extensive publications.
Dr Yan Shi - awarded for 3 years to 19 March 2016 – in recognition of her expertise in the areas of teaching and learning, her extensive contributions towards community engagement and her active research in the area of quality and safety in patient care.
Professor Anthony Steinbock – awarded for 3 years to 18 June 2016 – in recognition of his scholarship and leadership, his publications and his expertise in phenomenology.
Dr Adam Tomison - renewed for 3 years to 19 March 2016 – in recognition of his distinguished career as a researcher and a leader in professional practice in the field of child protection and family support services.
Professor Emeritus Miklos Vetö - awarded for 3 years to 11 September 2015 – in recognition of his distinguished career as a contemporary French philosopher and Catholic intellectual, and his expertise in the field of German Idealism.
Professor Anthony Weston - awarded for 3 years to 11 September 2015 – in recognition of his international reputation as an eminent mathematician and researcher, his highly-regarded publications, and his commitment to the principles of social justice in a tertiary environment.
Professor Mark Wynn – awarded for 3 years to 22 November 2015 – in recognition of his expertise in the philosophy and phenomenology of religion, and his creative and innovative scholarship in the field of religious belief and practice.

Clinical Associate Professor

Dr Keren Abberton – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of her expertise in the fields of arteriogenesis, microvascular physiology and tissue engineering.
Mr Brett Aimers – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his expertise in the area of emergency services and management.
Ms Donna Bonney – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 in recognition of her expertise in the areas of nursing and midwifery practice, and her leadership within Mater Health Services.
Dr David Buttifant – awarded for 3 years to 16 June 2014 – in recognition of his affiliation with ACU via his support of shared publications, supervisions and collaborative grant applications.
Ms Anne Clayton – awarded for 3 years to 12 February 2016 – in recognition of her expertise in the areas of midwifery practice and leadership and her strong commitment to evidence based practice and research.
Ms Lisa Fawcett – awarded for 3 years to 15 October 2016 – in recognition of her significant contribution to the development of the Master of Mental Health (Nursing) program and her support for the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (QLD).
Ms Robyn Fox – awarded for 3 years to 15 October 2016 – in recognition for her contribution to the review and development of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing and midwifery programs and her collaboration between The Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital (Brisbane) and ACU.
Ms Cherie Franks – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her significant support and contribution made to the development and support of nursing research and practice development.
Dr Anandwardhan Hardikar – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his willingness to assist with research and joint activities between the O’Brien Institute and Australian Catholic University.
Ms Susanne Hooper – renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of her past achievements, her leadership in Catholic nursing education and her expertise in the field of rehabilitation nursing.
Mr Dennis Jess ASM – awarded for 3 years to 15 October 2016 – in recognition for his contribution to the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (QLD) and his collaboration between Queensland Ambulance Service and ACU.
Ms Megan Lowe – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of her commitment and leadership in the area of nursing education.
Ms Belinda Maier – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her significant role as a leader in maternity care in Queensland and continued support of nursing research and practice development.
Dr Geraldine Mitchell – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of her willingness to assist with research and joint activities between the O’Brien Institute and Australian Catholic University.
Dr Andrew Newcomb – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of his commitment to research and his expertise in vascular and cardiac surgery.
Dr Jeff Potter – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of his past achievements and his leadership in the area of Clinical Services.
Ms Deanne Riddington – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of her past achievements, her contribution to and expertise in nursing education.
Dr Robyn Rosina – awarded for 3 years to 16 June 2014 – in recognition of her affiliation with ACU through her sessional teaching, publication record and joint work undertaken with ACU, the Nursing Research Institute and St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney.
Ms Lorraine Stevenson - awarded for 3 years to 12 February 2016 – in recognition of her leadership role in midwifery research projects for Metro South Health, and her strong commitment to evidence based practice and research.
Mr Ron Thompson – renewed for 3 years to 15 September 2014 – in recognition for affiliation with the School of Nursing (NSW and ACT).
Associate Professor Andrew Wilson – renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2015 – in recognition of his expertise in the field of cardiovascular research.

Clinical Fellow

Ms Dora Alessi – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her valued contribution and support to the School of Nursing in terms of clinical education.
Ms Jacqui Behan – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 in recognition her expertise in the area of cardiac care and her significant contribution to postgraduate cardiac specialty learning modules.
Dr Catriona Booker – awarded for 3 years to 15 October 2016 – in recognition for her valuable contribution to the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (QLD), and her advocacy of ACU.
Ms Patricia Maree Boss – renewed for 3 years to 28 August 2015 – in recognition of her significant contributions in the area of paediatric nursing and collaborative work with the School of Nursing (NSW and ACT).
Ms Cathy Boyle – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition of her expertise and leadership in the field of Clinical Supervision, and your significant contributions towards the development and delivery of mental health subjects at ACU.
Ms Julie Cox – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her valued contribution to the support and education of ACU midwifery students and clinical facilitators.
Mr Nathan Dart – awarded for 3 years to 15 October 2016 – in recognition his valuable contribution to the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (QLD), and his commitment to the discipline of mental health nursing.
Dr Craig Duncan – awarded for 3 years to 16 June 2014 – in recognition of his affiliation with ACU via his associated supervision of Honours and Graduate students, shared publications and strong source of support for collaborative grant applications.
Ms Patricia Eisenhuth – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her significant contribution and support for clinical education at ACU.
Ms Lynne Elliott – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her significant contribution in the area of neonatal intensive care and continued support to improving postgraduate pathways for neonatal intensive care nurses.
Ms Susan Graham – renewed for 3 years to 15 May 2016 – in recognition of her expertise in the specialties of anaesthetics and peri-operative and her contribution to research.
Ms Marnie Griffiths - awarded for 3 years to 12 February 2016 – in recognition of her expertise and leadership in midwifery, and her invaluable and significant contributions towards teaching and learning as a midwifery clinical facilitator.
Mr Michael Kinchington – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of his significant contribution and support for clinical education at ACU, particularly in the field of sports medicine and continuing applied health focused research.
Ms Melissa Knox - awarded for 3 years to 12 February 2016 – in recognition of her accomplishments as a nurse-midwife clinician and manager, and her strong commitment to ensuring quality teaching and learning for students.
Ms Heather MacFarlane – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 in recognition her expertise in the area of Interventional Cardiology, her dedication to supervision and her contributions towards the development and evaluation of the postgraduate nursing speciality interventional cardiology course.
Mr Ian McGregor – awarded for 3 years to 15 May 2016 in recognition of his expertise in the field of neurosciences and his significant contributions towards the teaching and support of staff.
Mr Simon Plapp – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of his expertise in the area of critical care.
Mr Gerardus Post – awarded for 3 years to 15 August 2016 – in recognition his expertise and leadership in the field of Mental Health Nursing, and his significant involvement with the staff and students at ACU.
Ms Maree Reynolds – awarded for 3 years to 15 November 2014 – in recognition of her significant contribution in the area of maternity care in Queensland and continued involvement in the establishment of the Midwifery Research Unit.
Ms Annette Silinzieds – renewed for 3 years to 19 March 2016 – in recognition of her work as Education Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies and Specialised Programmes at St Vincent’s and Mercy Private Hospitals.
Ms Sally Sutherland-Fraser – awarded for 3 years to 9 March 2014 – in recognition of her work with the Nursing Research Institute and expertise in perioperative practice development.
Ms Louise Webber – awarded for 3 years to 14 February 2015 – in recognition of her continued association with the Nursing Research Institute and your outstanding work on the NRI Turning and Repositioning Observational Pilot study.

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