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Honorary Titles Conferred

Honorary Titles Awarded

  • Emeritus Professor
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Honorary Professor
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Honorary Fellow
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Clinical Fellow

  • Emeritus Professor

    Professor Peter Carpenter - awarded on 18 November 2004
    Professor Judith Chapman AM - awarded on 20 November 2014
    Professor Phil Clarkson - awarded on 19 March 2013
    Professor John Coll AM - awarded on 30 March 2006
    Professor Gail Crossley - awarded on 20 October 2016
    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 Marie Emmitt - awarded on 7 May 2015
    Professor Jack Flanagan - awarded on 24 November 2005
    Professor Robert Gascoigne - awarded on 7 May 2015
    Professor Wolfgang Grichting - awarded on 25 May 2000
    Professor Anne Hunt OAM FACE - awarded on 7 May 2015
    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 Shurlee Swain - awarded 15 August 2017
    Professor Elizabeth Warren - awarded on 1 July 2017
    Professor Peter Wilson - awarded on 1 January 2009

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    Adjunct Professor

    Adjunct Professor Jose Miguel Aguilera OAM - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition of his work as a leader in the establishment of the Chair of Nursing (Research), appointed jointly between ACU and St Vincent's and Mater Health, Sydney, as well as his collaboration in respect of the formation of the ACU Nursing Research Institute.

    Dr Joan Arches - awarded for 3 years to 23 July 2018 - in recognition of her excellence in the field of civic and community engagement and her willingness to promote and advance collaboration between University of Massachusetts (Boston) and ACU in the area of community engagement scholarship and practice.

    Professor Paul Babie - awarded for 1 year to 23 February 2018 - in recognition of his acknowledges his willingness to contribute to teaching, learning and the ongoing development of the ACU Mission within the Thomas More Law School.

    Dr Geraldine (Polly) Bednash - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition of her extensive collaboration with ACU and her significant contribution to teaching and research with the development of postgraduate programs, and the setting up of international student exchange programs.

    Mr Steven Bernardi - awarded for 3 years to 23 July 2018 - in recognition of his role in the establishment of the ACU and St Vincent's Hospital Clinical Skills Centre at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney and his willingness to contribute with research projects relating to best clinical practice.

    Dr Michael Bezzina - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of his valued contributions to ACU through his expertise in the areas of educational leadership, his support and advocacy for the University, in the field of Catholic Educational leadership and his support of doctoral candidates, particularly those employed by Catholic Schools.

    Mrs Linda Blackwell - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 – in recognition of her significant and sustained contribution to the ACU and the ACU School of Physiotherapy, in addition as an eminent senior physiotherapist she has provided visionary leadership to the physiotherapy profession for more than 30 years.

    Professor Laurence Boulle - awarded for 3 years to 1 July 2020 - in recognition of his significant contribution to teaching and learning, research, publication, professional training, policy development in addition to his leadership in the field of negotiation and dispute resolution in Australia and internationally.

    Associate Professor Leanne (Lee) Boyd - awarded for 3 years to 15 June 2019 - in recognition of her willingness to expand excellence in nursing education and to continue to promote the relationship between ACU and its clinical school based at Cabrini Health.

    Professor Frank Brennan SJ AO - awarded for 3 years to 14 April 2020 - in recognition of his reputation nationally as a lawyer and priest with an outstanding record in the areas of social justice and human rights, especially in relation to Aboriginal Australians and refugees, and his willingness to continue collaboration with the Thomas More Law School and ACU.

    Dr Josephine Brady - awarded for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of her ongoing collaboration with and support for the Instituto Sao Joao Brito, in keeping with ACU's commitment to equity and social justice.

    Associate Professor Susan Bridges - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of her outstanding achievements in medical and dental education as well as her expertise and significant strength in the area of research.

    Br Kelvin Canavan - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - 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.

    Professor Raymond Canning - awarded for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his contribution to the University over the last 30 years and his willingness to continue to contribute and support the comparative theology project.

    Professor Philip Clarke - renewed for 3 years to 1 July 2020 - in recognition of his continued contribution to academic excellence in the Thomas More Law School.

    Archbishop Mark Coleridge DD - renewed for 3 years to 20 November 2017 - in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.

    Mr Stephen Cornelissen - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 – in recognition of his leadership and invaluable support in the area of health and aged care services in Victoria.

    Archbishop Tim Costelloe sdb DD - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his ongoing participation, where practical, in Faculty research seminars; the presentation of occasional lectures; and the mentoring of HDR students.

    Dr Michael Costigan - renewed for 3 years to 20 November 2017 - in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.

    Mrs Cynthia Dowell - renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2020 - in recognition of her strong and effective professional relations with ACU academics, nursing students and clinicians at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

    Professor Brian Fitzgerald - awarded for 3 years to 23 July 2018 - in recognition of his contribution as foundation Dean of the Thomas More Law Academy and his ongoing relationship with ACU.

    Dr Liam Gearon - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his world renowned scholarship in the field of religious education and Catholic Identity.

    Mr John Geoghegan - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition for his contribution in offering clinical places to ACU students and his success with the development and implementation of multidisciplinary clinical and health services research/practice focused on patient outcomes.

    Mr Toby Hall - awarded for 3 years to 15 June 2019 - in acknowledgment of his significant contribution to the partnership between ACU and St Vincent's Health Australia and his support with new initiatives in clinical placement, joint research and joint community engagement.

    Ms Lisa Heap - renewed for 3 years to 20 October 2020 - in recognition of her expertise and skills in the areas of employment and industrial relations and her willingness to support research projects with the Institute for Religion, Politics and Society.

    Associate Professor Michael Jelinek - renewed for 3 years to 23 July 2018 - 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 Jan Kane - awarded for 3 years to 23 July 2018 - in recognition of her willingness to provide support for the development of partnerships in Catholic Education, the supervision of doctoral candidates, providing high level consultative input and continued research work in teacher education.

    Dr Shane Kelly – awarded for 3 years to 12 October 2020 in recognition of his significant contribution to the partnership between ACU and the Mater Health Services Brisbane and his support with new initiatives in regards to clinical placement, joint research and joint community engagement.

    Dr John Rabbi Levi - renewed for 3 years to 17 November 2017 - in recognition of his interest in the University's activities and continued association with the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.

    Mr Alan Lilly - awarded for 3 years to 15 June 2019 - in acknowledgment of his significant contribution to the partnership between ACU and Eastern Health and the support with new initiatives in regard to clinical placement, joint research and joint community engagement.

    Ms Janine Loader - renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2020 - in recognition of her significant contribution in the area of postgraduate nursing courses and clinical models and her commitment to collaboration between the University and the Mater Hospital, North Sydney.

    Fr Brian Lucas - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - 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.

    The Hon Paul Lucas - renewed for 3 years to 23 July 2018 - in recognition of his distinguished career in Queensland Government, his achievements in business and his contributions to the general community.

    Mr Duncan MacLaren - renewed for 3 years to 1 July 2020 - in recognition of his international leadership in the area of humanitarian relief, his commitment to Catholic Social Teaching and, most particularly, his significant contribution to ACU’s Thai Burma Program.

    Associate Professor Michael C Mason CSsR - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - 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 Edward McAuley - awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2018 - in recognition of his international reputation as researcher and scholar in the field of exercise psychology and his willingness to collaborate with ACU on our current research program Physical Activity, Sport and Health Psychology.

    Mr Patrick McClure AO - awarded for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in acknowledgement him as a government advisor on social policy issues and in recognition of his expertise in the area of social policy and critical issues that impact Australian society and his willingness to collaborate with ACU in community engagement and profile raising activities.

    Dr Patricia McMullen - awarded for 3 years to 10 April 2020 - in recognition of her strong leadership in collaboration and relationship building between ACU Faculty of Health Sciences and The Catholic University of America School of Nursing by facilitating teaching, learning and research opportunities to ACU staff and students.

    Professor John P Meyer - awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2018 - in recognition of his international reputation as researcher in the field of industrial/organisational psychology and his willingness to collaborate with ACU and the New South Wales Police Force.

    Professor Thomas Anthony O'Donoghue - awarded for 3 years to 15 June 2019 - in recognition of him as a leading scholar in education both in Australia and internationally and his willingness to assist in fulfilling the strategic priorities of the La Salle Academy.

    Professor Patricia O'Rourke - renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2020 - in recognition of her significant contributions in maintaining a strong partnership with the University, as well as supporting new initiatives in clinical placement, joint research, and joint community engagement.

    Dr Nilda (Nena) Peragallo-Montano - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - 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 - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - 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 Robert Pryor - awarded for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his ongoing assistance with PhD students and collaboration with ACU in the area of career development research studies.

    Professor Barbara J Riegel - awarded for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of her extensive research and publications record and her willingness to collaborate with ACU.

    Professor Richard Rymarz - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his experience and expertise as a researcher in areas including the place of religious institutions in secular societies.

    Associate Professor Anthony Schembri - awarded for 3 years to 23 July 2018 - in recognition of his strong commitment and willingness to collaborate with ACU for research outputs from the Nursing Research Institute and the establishment of ACU and St Vincent's Hospital Clinical Skills Centre.

    Mr Christopher Sidoti - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Engagement.

    Dr Anna Silvas - awarded for 3 years to 23 July 2018 - in recognition of her international reputation as an expert on the Cappadocian Fathers and her willingness to supervise research students at ACU.

    Professor Karen Sliwa-Hahnle - awarded for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of her willingness to collaborate with research studies and co-supervise PhD candidates in conjunction with The Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research.

    Mr Terence Kevin Tobin QC – awarded for 3 years to 12 October 2020 – in recognition of his contribution to Law and Legal Education, both in Australia and internationally; and to the Catholic Church.

    Dr Maureen Walsh - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of her continued contribution to and profiling of the University, particularly with the Literacy Research Hub.

    Dr Sally Weller - awarded for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in acknowledgement of her as an international expert on studies in the area of industrial decline and her willingness to collaborate with the Institute of Religion, Politics and Society (IRPS) in regard to the provision of critical feedback on staff grant applications to the Australian Research Council and raising the profile of IRPS and ACU.

    Br Tony Whelan CFC AM - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his leadership and highly regarded reputation in the field of Catholic education and his association with the Faculty of Education and Arts and the Institute for Advancing Community Engagement, and in particular with the introduction of the Educational System Leadership Course.

    Associate Professor Paul White - awarded for 3 years to 20 October 2018 - in recognition of his valuable and extensive committee work on research projects and grants, his contribution as an ACU representative on the Ministerial Advisory committees and his willingness to raise the profile of ACU in professional circles through high level research-informed professional development.

    Associate Professor Gail Winkworth PSM - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of her high standing as a social worker and her notable publication record.

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    Honorary Professor

    Associate Professor Peter Bastian - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of his standing as an eminent historian and his reputation in academic publishing.

    Professor Elizabeth Beattie - awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2018 - in recognition of her expertise in dementia and gerontology and her willingness to collaborate with ACU staff and HDR students in research excellence in this field.

    Dr Anne Benjamin - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition of her continued contribution made to Catholic education locally, nationally and internationally.

    Associate Professor Jeffrey Bloechl - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his valued reputation as an internationally renowned scholar in philosophy.

    Professor Dr Lieven Boeve - awarded for 3 years to 1 October 2018 - in recognition of his scholarship and international reputation as a researcher and his willingness to collaborate with ACU.

    Professor Sally Borbasi - awarded for 3 years to 20 November 2017 - in recognition of her significant contribution in the areas of research, scholarship and learning and teaching and, in particular, her professional contributions in the field of health practice.

    Mr Michael (Mike) Byrne - awarded for 3 years to 15 June 2019 - in recognition of his extensive professional experience and his willingness to support the work of ACU and the Learning Sciences Institute Australia in developing strong educational networks with Catholic Education and Dioceses.

    Professor Tony Coady FAHA FASSA - awarded for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in acknowledgement of his willingness to provide support and guidance for the newly appointed team of researchers in the area of moral philosophy and applied ethics in the Institute of Religion and Critical Inquiry.

    Professor Harry Daniels - awarded for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of his reputation as an internationally-renowned expert educational researcher and in acknowledgement of his willingness to collaborate with researchers on grant applications, participate as an international partner in applications, provide research mentorship and to raise the profile of ACU in international research communities.

    Professor Hubertus Drobner - awarded for 3 years to 20 November 2017 - in recognition of his research and his contribution to the enhancement of the research profile of the Centre for Early Christian Studies.

    Professor Edward Duyker OAM - renewed for 3 years to 1 October 2018 - 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 Rifaat Ebied - renewed for 3 years to 20 November 2017 - in recognition of his interest in the University’s activities and continued association with the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.

    Professor Emmanuel Falque - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - 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.

    Dr Stewart Fenwick - awarded for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his significant publications record, his outstanding research and experience in the field of Law and Religion and his willingness in regard to collaboration with ACU's Institute for Religion, Politics and Society to a wider audience of practitioners and scholars in Australia.

    Professor Susan Gennaro - awarded for 3 years to 20 November 2017 - in recognition of her significant contribution in the areas of research, scholarship and learning and teaching and, in particular, her professional contributions to research staff and HDR students.

    Professor Michele Grossman - awarded for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of her expertise in the field of research on community engagement and countering violent extremism and her willingness to collaborate with the Institute for Religion, Politics and Society as regards academic publications, mentoring and securing grants.

    Dr Sabine Hammond - renewed for 3 years to 15 June 2019 - 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.

    Dr Marj Horne - awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2018 - in recognition of her expertise in mathematics teaching and learning, her willingness to supervise research students and her collaboration with ACU and related professional associations.

    Professor Pralay Kanungo - awarded for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his expertise as a leading international expert of religion and politics in modern India and his willingness to collaborate with ACU with regard to raising its profile globally.

    Dr Richard Kearney - renewed for 3 years to 20 November 2017 - in recognition of his reputation as one of the leading philosophers of religion today working within the Continental tradition of philosophy.

    Professor Deb Keen - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of her significant contribution to the research endeavours of the Schools of Allied Health and Psychology in the field of childhood disability.

    Dr William Kelly - awarded for 3 years to 15 June 2019 - in recognition of his significant experience of matters medical and nursing, his willingness to collaborate on research related to cardiac care and to contribute to the ongoing strategic alliance between ACU and St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne.

    Dr Michael Kennedy - awarded for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his extensive research and experience in Policing and Corrections and his willingness to facilitate collaborative research with organisations in this area and ACU.

    Professor Emeritus Geoff Kiel - renewed for 3 years to 15 June 2019 - in recognition of his expertise in the area of governance, his publications and his significant contributions to the ACU.

    Professor Jeffrey Kosky - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - 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.

    Professor Todd D Little - awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2018 - in recognition of his international reputation as a scholar and researcher in the field of Quantitative and Developmental Psychology and his willingness to collaborate with ACU's Substantive-Methodological Synergy research program.

    Dr Daniel Madigan SJ - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his interest in the University's activities and continued association with the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.

    Dr Graham Maxwell - renewed for 3 years to 10 April 2020 - in recognition of his national and international reputation as a leader in the area of educational assessment.

    Professor John D'Arcy May - renewed for 3 years to 20 November 2017 - in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.

    Professor Dennis McInerney - awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2018 - in recognition of his expertise in sociocultural theories of learning and motivation and his willingness to collaborate with ACU and Indigenous Culture, Education, and the Well-Being – Who says Indigenous Australians can't flourish and thrive? research program.

    Professor Emeritus Maev O'Collins - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of her significant and extremely valuable contribution to the ACU School of Social Work at the University's Canberra campus.

    Professor Reinhard Pekrun - awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2018 - in recognition of his expertise in social science research and his willingness to collaborate with ACU and the Positive SELF and Well-Being and the Substantive-Methodological Synergy research programs.

    Dr Lee-Anne Perry - awarded for 3 years to 23 July 2018 - in recognition of her reputation as a leader in the field of education and acknowledges her willingness to collaborate with ACU in partnership building, developing excellent teacher education programs and in building enhanced capacity in Catholic schools through collaborative professional development and policy formation.

    Professor Dr Georg Peters - renewed for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of his international expertise as a lecturer and researcher in the areas of computer science, applied mathematics, business administration and professional education.

    Professor Dr Didier Pollefeyt - awarded for 3 years to 1 October 2018 - in recognition of his scholarship and international reputation as a researcher and his willingness to collaborate with ACU.

    Emeritus Professor Gordon Stobart - awarded for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of his reputation as an internationally-renowned expert in education assessment and in acknowledgement of his willingness to collaborate with ACU and Catholic school communities and his willingness to provide additional international strength to the educational assessment profile of the Learning Sciences Institute Australia at ACU.

    Professor Rudolf Straesser - renewed for 3 years to 10 April 2020 - in recognition of his publication record in Mathematics and his willingness to participate in joint research projects with Australian Catholic University.

    Professor Theo van Leeuwen - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition of his leadership in the field of social semiotics, in particular his development of social semiotic theories and methods for the analysis of multimodal communication.

    Professor Simon Ville - awarded for 3 years to 15 June 2019 - in acknowledgement of him as a member of the College of Experts at the Australian Research Council and a Fellow with the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and his willingness to collaborate on research initiatives and projects at ACU.

    Professor Merold Westphal - renewed for 3 years to 20 November 2017 - 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.

    Assistant Professor Corinne Zoli - awarded for 3 years to 7 May 2018 - in recognition of her as an international scholar in the field of counter terrorism and her willingness to collaborate with ACU, particularly within our Law and Religion program.

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    Adjunct Associate Professor

    Dr Helena Johansson - awarded for 3 years to 13 January 2020 - in recognition of her international reputation in the field of musculoskeletal health and her willingness to collaborate with ACU in research in this area.

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    Honorary Fellow

    Ms Margaret Beck - renewed for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her valued contributions to Australian Catholic University through her work in Baucau, particularly with the Instituto Católica para a Formação de Professores (ICFP), her engagement with the Timor-Leste community and her guidance in course quality assurance at ICFP and other educational institutions in Timor-Leste.

    Dr Maria Aurora Correa Bernardo - renewed for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her scholarship with the Institute for Advancing Community Engagement, her work with the Catholic Institute and other faith based organisations in New Zealand and her long association with De La Salle University.

    Dr Brian Bicknell - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition his willingness to conduct research which aligns with the research priorities of the Faculty of Health Science in the area of health and healthy ageing.

    Dr Phillip Birch - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his expertise in policing and criminology, his extensive publication portfolio and willingness to assist ACU in undertaking collaborative research with the Police.

    Dr Anna Bortoli - renewed for 3 years to 15 October 2018 - in recognition of her success as Vice Principal of Eastern Ranges School and Professional Learning Centre, and her collaboration with the Faculty of Education and Arts in offering a pathway for postgraduate studies in special education.

    Dr Sharon Brennan-Olsen - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of the significance of her work in the health services area and international reputation as an early career researcher.

    Dr Christopher Chan - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of his expertise in human resource and health care management.

    Ms Maya Cranitch - renewed for 3 years to 15 October 2018 - in recognition of her contribution to language and literacy education and developing programs of relevance for teaching English to speakers of other languages.

    Sr Rosemary Crumlin rsm OAM - renewed for 3 years to 21 September 2020 - 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 Leoni Degenhardt - renewed for 3 years to 30 June 2018 - in recognition of her valued contribution to education as a recognised innovator in school structure, focusing on self-directed schools.

    Fr Anthony Ekpo - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his willingness to contribute to ACU's Learning and Teaching portfolio, particularly at the ACU Brisbane campus.

    Dr Duncan French - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his contribution to student learning in ACU's High Performance Sport programs, and the establishment of an international partnership between University of Notre Dame (USA) and ACU which provides learning, teaching and research opportunities to both institutions, their staff and students.

    Dr Sarah Gador-Whyte - awarded for 3 years to 30 June 2018 - in recognition of her outstanding publications record and her willingness to collaborate with ACU in the area of Biblical and Early Christian Studies.

    Dr Margaret Ghosn mshf - renewed for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - in recognition of her scholarly work in the area of youth ministry and ethnic youth.

    Mr Jonathan Gillis - renewed for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his outstanding reputation in the field of medicine and medical ethics.

    Rev Associate Professor Gerald Gleeson - renewed for 3 years to 30 June 2018 - 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.

    Ms Joanne Griffin - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of her contribution to ACU High Performance Sport qualifications and raising its reputation as a leader in education underpinned by ethical and social responsibility which is increasingly relevant in the high performance sport industry, especially in Australia, with a growing expectation of professional training in ethics and social justice.

    Dr Shona Halson - renewed for 3 years to 21 September 2020 - in recognition of her role as Head of Recovery at the Australian Institute of Sport and as a world leader in 'exercise/performance recovery' from both a research and application perspective, as well as her ongoing collaboration between the Institute and ACU particularly in the areas of postgraduate coursework and HDR level.

    Dr Jeffrey Hanson - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of his reputation as a researcher and his willingness to contribute to the ongoing collaboration and support to strategic partnerships at Boston College and Harvard University.

    Mr Evan Harris - renewed for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - 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 Brian Hoare - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - 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.

    Dr Peter Horton - awarded for 3 years to 20 October 2017 - in recognition of his achievements and reputation as a scholar in the field of Sports Studies, in particular his unique and insightful contributions to the analysis of sport in the Asian Pacific region, as well as his ongoing collaboration to the promotion of sport in general at ACU.

    Professor David Jasper - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his expertise in the area of Religion and Literature and for his contribution to future research in the area of Christian Thought within the Research Institute for Religion and Critical Enquiry.

    Dr Kristin Johnston rsj - renewed for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - in recognition of her strong commitment to Catholic education and community engagement within the University, the Church and wider community.

    Associate Professor Marie Joyce OAM - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her long and productive association with the ACU School of Psychology and her notable research output.

    Lieutenant Commander Dr Dominic H Katter - renewed for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his continuing contribution to the reputation, professional standing and community engagement of the ACU Thomas More Law School in Queensland and to his continued contribution to learning and teaching at the Thomas More Law School.

    Dr Christopher Kavelin - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his work with indigenous communities and leading international academics in research in relation to social justice for Indigenous peoples and the primary healthcare system, and his willingness to collaborate with ACU Institute of Social Justice and The Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research.

    Dr Berenice Kerr rsm - renewed for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her outstanding achievements as an educator and administrator in religious institutions and systemic Catholic schools.

    Dr Saeed Khan - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his expertise as a teacher and scholar and his willingness to collaborate with ACU regarding the establishment of the Successful Societies project in the United States.

    Dr Mohammad Javad Koohsari - awarded for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - in recognition of his willingness to contribute to research on the built environment and health, a core research theme within the Institute of Health and Ageing.

    Dr André La Gerche - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of his expertise in cardiovascular research and his continuing collaborative research and mentorship.

    Dr John Lamont - renewed for 3 years to 30 June 2018 - 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 Maria Cynthia (Cindy) Leigh - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her willingness to continue to contribute to the Nursing School in areas of teaching and learning, mentoring of staff undertaking higher degrees, community engagement activities and overseas clinical student placement opportunities in the Philippines.

    Dr Imran Lum - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his expertise as an internationally recognised expert in Islamic Finance and his willingness to collaborate with ACU on projects on Law and Religion.

    Dr Andrea McDonough - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her willingness to continue to foster and advance knowledge in education, supervise higher degree students and contributes to local, national and international communities including the Mathematical Association of Victoria and the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.

    Dr Blake McLean - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of his reputation as a practitioner and researcher in the high performance sport industry as well as his willingness to continue activities in this area in regard to learning and teaching, research and collaboration in the industry in both Australia and the USA.

    Dr Paul McQuillan - renewed for 3 years to 15 October 2018 - in recognition of his interest in the University's activities and continued association with the School of Religious Education.

    Dr Malcolm Mackerras AO - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of his expertise as a respected author and public commentator in the area of political science, the electoral system and politics and his willingness to continue to raise the profile of ACU.

    Mrs Marionne MacRitchie - awarded for 3 years to 17 May 2019 - in recognition of her experience, moral and strategic leadership in the finance area of the corporate sector and her leadership in being a co-founder and director of the Emerge Foundation which is a significant partner in our community engagement with the Church, College and people of Baucau, Timor-Leste and further her willingness to assist in regard to advancing the community engagement and corporate social responsibility of ACU students.

    Mr Kurt Marder - renewed for 3 years to 29 June 2020 - in recognition of his most valuable contribution to the institute of Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) in regard to advice to PhD students, his representation of and promotion of IPPE in addition to his commitment to the ACU mission.

    Dr Susanne Mavoa – awarded for 3 years to 21 September 2020 – in recognition of her strong collaborative links with the Institute for Health and Ageing and extensive expertise in health geography, Geographic Information Systems and Global Positioning System technology and their applications to the study of health-related behaviours.

    Distinguished Professor Thaddeus Metz - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his expertise in the philosophy of meaning in life and the ethics of Ubuntu, his significant publications record and his willingness to collaborate with ACU's Research Institute for Religion and Critical Enquiry.

    Dr Mitchell Mooney - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his contribution to curriculum design and quality student learning experiences in ACU's High Performance Sport suite of programs, and raising ACU's reputation as a leader in high performance sport and sports education.

    Dr Monica Nebauer - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her expertise as a researcher and her willingness to continue to contribute to projects and mentor staff in scholarship activities.

    Dr Mary Nuttall rsm - renewed for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her collaboration between ACU and Catholic schools through the Catholic Education Office and for her advocacy and provision of training for teachers to implement the Family Learning Programs.

    Dr Robert Paddle - awarded for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - in recognition of his willingness to continue as an external supervisor for PhD supervision.

    Dr Jennifer Peat - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her reputation as a researcher and her willingness to advise on research design, statistical analyses in student and staff project, grant applications and writing rejoinders.

    Dr Rapin Quinn - in recognition of her academic background in development along with her work as a practitioner and researcher.

    Assistant Professor Rachel Rinaldo - awarded for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - in acknowledgement of her willingness to contribute to the Law and Religion program within the Institute for Religion, Politics and Society and particularly the development in the area of gender in Indonesian Islam.

    Dr Colleen Rolls - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her expertise in the area of Midwifery and her continuing contribution to ACU as a supervisor, mentor, panel expert and reviewer.

    Dr Marjorie Seaton - awarded for 3 years to 15 October 2018 - in acknowledgement of her experience and reputation as a researcher and her willingness to continue as a PhD supervisor and Chief Investigator on the Australian Research Council grants held in the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education Grants.

    Dr Rosaleen Smyth - renewed for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of her international experience in working with young people and her outstanding contributions to ACU’s Thai-Burma Program.

    Dr John Stephenson - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his work as an active researcher in the areas of chronic health and his collaboration with ACU and the University of Huddersfield, and other international initiatives in his area of expertise.

    Dr Louise Thomas - awarded for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - in recognition of her willingness to continue to provide masters and doctoral supervision to students in the Early Childhood discipline.

    Dr Maree Toombs - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition for her leadership in all areas of Indigenous Health and willingness to contribute to research at ACU by providing expertise in this area.

    Dr Gerard Webster MAPsS - renewed for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of his outstanding professional reputation as a psychologist and educator particularly through his work and research with victims and perpetrators of abuse, his extensive work in the Catholic sector, and his involvement with the Institute for Advancing Community Engagement as a volunteer scholar, researcher and resource person.

    Mr Dallas Williams - in recognition of his leadership for the community engagement based Clemente Australia programme with the Archdiocese of Hobart and his ongoing contribution to the national impact of ACU with the Catholic Church of Australia.

    Reverend Dr Kieran Williams - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his research expertise and willingness to collaborate with ACU research projects undertaken at the Centre for Biblical and Early Christian Studies.

    Dr Shirley Worland - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition her expertise as an active researcher in the area of Migrant Education.

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    Clinical Associate Professor

    Ms Donna Bonney - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her expertise in the areas of nursing and midwifery practice, and her leadership within Mater Health Services.

    Ms Susan Bullock - awarded for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her leadership in nursing and her willingness to collaborate with ACU and contribute to research initiatives and student programs relevant to contemporary health care.

    Mr Anthony Dombkins - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of his contribution to the teaching and learning of students in ACU's transition to a Professional Practice unit, as well as his contribution to a number of ACU committees related to his expertise in clinical practice.

    Ms Belinda Faulkner - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of her strong support for the ACU/The Prince Charles Hospital partnership, specifically in regard to the ACU/The Prince Charles Hospital Nursing Research and Practice Development Centre.

    Ms Lisa Fawcett - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - 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).

    Dr Robyn Fox - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - 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 and Women's Hospital (Brisbane) and ACU.

    Ms Cherie Franks - renewed for 3 years to 29 June 2020 - in recognition of her significant support and contribution made to the development and support of nursing research and practice development.

    Mr Michael Kilshaw - renewed for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his contribution in the development of the Master of Mental Health (Nursing), his support to the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (Qld) and his continued collaboration between ACU and The Prince Charles Hospital.

    Ms Megan Lowe - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her commitment and leadership in the area of nursing education.

    Dr Geraldine Mitchell – renewed for 2 years to 21 September 2019 – in recognition of her strong commitment in assisting ACU PhD students in AORTEC with enrolment and scholarship applications, including preparation for PhD confirmation.

    Mrs Helen Peters -renewed for 3 years to 1 September 2020 - 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 Jeff Potter - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of his past achievements and his leadership in the area of Clinical Services.

    Dr Deanne Riddington - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her past achievements, her contribution to and expertise in nursing education.

    Mr Peter Shine - awarded for 3 years to 20 October 2017 - in recognition of his expertise in training and healing particularly as it relates to Aboriginal culture as well as his ongoing collaboration with ACU in research in Aboriginal health related areas.

    Dr Ian Smith - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of him as an expert in clinical psychological practice and acknowledgement of his valuable contribution to ACU in regard to Teaching and Learning, supervision higher degree students and external placements at St John of God Burwood.

    Ms Lorraine Stevenson - renewed for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - in recognition of her leadership role in midwifery research projects for Metro South Health, and her strong commitment to evidence based practice and research.

    Associate Professor Margarite Vale - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of her expertise and achievements in chronic disease management and her willingness to collaborate in this area of research at ACU.

    Ms Mary Wheeldon - awarded for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her leadership in nursing and her willingness to collaborate with ACU and contribute to research initiatives and student programs relevant to contemporary health care.

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    Clinical Fellow

    Mrs Dora Alessi - renewed for 3 years to 30 June 2018 - in recognition of her valued contribution and support to the School of Nursing in terms of clinical education.

    Dr Joaquin Benedicto - awarded for 3 years to 20 October 2017 - in recognition of her generous contribution regarding placement and education of ACU students at Melton Health and also her ongoing support and collaboration in teaching and learning and research.

    Mrs Elisabeth Black - awarded for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her collaboration with the Nursing Research Institute and her willingness to contribute towards the quality of ACU’s nursing graduates.

    Ms Tina Boric - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of her strong contribution to the ACU/The Prince Charles Hospital Clinical School and the ACU Graduate Certificate Clinical Nursing, its students and graduates.

    Ms Patricia Maree Boss - renewed for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - 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 - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her expertise and leadership in the field of Clinical Supervision, and her significant contributions towards the development and delivery of mental health subjects at ACU.

    Mrs Margaret Broom - awarded for 3 years to 30 June 2018 - in recognition of her willingness to provide education to Neonatal Staff and her ongoing support as educator and mentor to ACU Graduate Certificate, Diploma and Masters Students through in-service and one to one support.

    Ms Christine Burke - awarded for 3 years to 15 October 2018 - in recognition of her expertise as a specialist in the field of mindfulness and her willingness to collaborate with ACU in regard to strengthening our international partnerships and research in this field.

    Ms Nicolle Burns - awarded for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her willingness to collaborate with ACU in the promotion of the Discipline of Occupational Therapy, her continued coordination and supervision of student placements; as well as her contribution to the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy curriculum.

    Mr Nathan Dart - renewed for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of his valuable contribution to the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (QLD), and his commitment to the discipline of mental health nursing.

    Ms Gillian Davy - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her as an expert in the field of neurophysiology and acknowledgement of her willingness to collaborate with ACU in this specialized area in regard to funding opportunities, links with industry partners and supervision for postgraduate students.

    Ms Lieve De Clercq - awarded for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her commitment to advancing Occupational Therapy professional practice education, her willingness to collaborate with ACU in the promotion of Occupational Therapy and the development of new areas of practice for future occupational therapists and ensuring placement supervisors provide quality support and responsive professional development opportunities.

    Ms Sarah Foley - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of the importance of her contribution in the collaboration between ACU and Centre for Disability and Development Research and the Kids Plus Foundation.

    Ms Joanne Garvie - awarded for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her willingness to collaborate with ACU in regard to the Discipline of Occupational Therapy and her continued contribution to the teaching of professional skills and theories into the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy curriculum.

    Ms Julie Gawthorne - awarded for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her clinical expertise in the area of emergency care and her willingness to collaborate with the Nursing Research Institute on research projects.

    Ms Sharon Glass - awarded for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her willingness to promote ACU and the Discipline of Occupational Therapy, her continued coordination and supervision of student placements and the development of professional practice projects.

    Ms Susan Graham - renewed for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - in recognition of her expertise in the specialties of anaesthetics and peri-operative and her contribution to research.

    Ms Tanya Harding - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in acknowledgment of her strong affiliation with ACU and her significant contribution in fostering positive learning environments to maximise outcomes for all ACU students.

    Ms Joan Holmes - awarded for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her expertise as a nurse educator and her willingness to collaborate with ACU in regard to the provision of high quality clinical placement experiences for nursing students.

    Ms Melissa Knox - renewed for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - in recognition of her accomplishments as a nurse-midwife clinician and manager, and her strong commitment to ensuring quality teaching and learning for students.

    Mr Anthony Kohn - awarded for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of his expertise as a nurse educator and his valued contribution towards the development of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing (Cardiothoracic Nursing) and his willingness to provide high quality learning experiences and collaborative opportunities for ACU activities in this field.

    Dr Elizabeth Lightbody - awarded for 3 years to 30 June 2018 - in recognition of her extensive and significant achievements in nursing and her willingness to collaborate with ACU's funded international Stroke Research Collaboration and projects that facilitate research in international stroke related areas.

    Ms Heather MacFarlane - renewed for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - 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 - renewed for 3 years to 5 April 2019 - in recognition of his expertise in the field of neurosciences and his significant contributions towards the teaching and support of staff.

    Dr Margaret Mills - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her contribution to teaching and learning at ACU and her collaboration between the ACU Social Work program with the wider human service and health sector.

    Mr Bradley Maunder - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his strong support for the ACU/The Prince Charles Hospital Clinical School and the ACU Bachelor of Nursing program, its students and graduates.

    Ms Jade Murphy - awarded for 3 years to 8 November 2019 - in recognition of her leadership, management and experience in the field neuroscience nursing and her ongoing contribution in providing clinical placements for ACU students.

    Ms Edel Murray - awarded for 3 years to 15 October 2018 - in recognition of her expertise as a Quality Coordinator and her collaboration regarding the successful implementation of Nursing Research Institute projects at St Vincent’s Private Hospital.

    Ms Maree Reynolds - renewed for 3 years to 20 October 2017 - 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 Jemima Ritchie - awarded for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her expertise as a nurse educator and her valued contribution towards the development of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing (Cardiothoracic Nursing) and her willingness to provide high quality postgraduate programs delivered in partnership with industry leaders.

    Ms Ester Roberts - awarded for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her willingness to promote ACU and the Discipline of Occupational Therapy, her continued coordination and supervision of student placements as well as the development of professional practice projects that improve the quality of service provision.

    Mrs Jane Rodgers - awarded for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her clinical expertise in wound care and her willingness to collaborate with the Nursing Research Institute on research projects in this specialist area.

    Ms Carolyn Ross - awarded for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her valued affiliation with the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine’s midwifery placement program and her significant assistance in securing additional placements.

    Ms Claire Sauvarin - awarded for 3 years to 30 June 2018 - in recognition of her willingness to contribute to the teaching and learning in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy curriculum and her assistance to improve the quality of our practice education.

    Mr Keppel Schafer - renewed for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his continued support of the midwifery program of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (Qld), particularly the ACU student placement program and his collaboration between ACU and the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service.

    Ms Jenny Teo - awarded for 3 years to 13 August 2018 - in recognition of her expertise as a nurse educator and her willingness to collaborate with ACU in regard to clinical placement experiences provided to Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Paramedicine students.

    Mr Matthew Thorpe - awarded for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of his willingness to promote ACU and the discipline of Occupational Therapy, his continued coordination and supervision of student placements, and his continued involvement in professional practice activities such as the Victorian Professional Practice Special Interest Group.

    Ms Margaret Turner - awarded for 3 years to 15 October 2018 - in recognition of her expertise as a Nurse Educator and her willingness to collaborate with the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (Qld), as well as supporting ACU student nurses on clinical placements at The Prince Charles Hospital.

    Dr Lyn Walpole - awarded for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her significant contribution in the area of clinical coordination, in particular her valuable assistance in securing clinical placements of ACU midwifery students.

    Dr Frances Wise - awarded for 3 years to 1 April 2018 - in recognition of her extensive experience in cardiac rehabilitation and her willingness to collaborate in research and occasional seminars in this area with ACU and the Caulfield's Cardiac Rehabilitation and Alfred Health.

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