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Professor Annamarie Jagose, Dean

Annamarie Jagose, Dean

Professor Annamarie Jagose has been the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences since January 2017.  

Professor Jagose is an internationally renowned scholar in feminist studies, lesbian and gay studies and one of the foundational figures in queer theory. A Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities, she is the author of a number of research monographs and is also an award-winning novelist.

Before joining the University of Sydney in 2011, Professor Jagose held positions in the Department of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Melbourne, and in the Department of Film, Television and Media Studies at the University of Auckland.

As Dean, Professor Jagose ensures the faculty’s teaching and research excellence is grounded in socially engaged practices that respect diversity and creativity.

Follow Professor Jagose on Twitter: @arjagose

Professor Garry Barrett
School of Economics 

Professor Yixu Lu
School of Languages and Cultures 

Professor Umberto Ansaldo
School of Literature, Arts, and Media

Professor Keith Dobney
School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry

Professor Lisa Adkins
School of Social and Political Sciences

Professor Debra Hayes
Sydney School of Education and Social Work

Leah Hill
Faculty General Manager

Dan Willis
Head of Education

Elizabeth Graham
Head of Strategic Partnerships and Engagement

Christa Mobbs
Senior Manager, Operations

Ksenia Sawczak
Head, Research and Development

Felicity Stafford
Manager, Marketing and Communications

Elissa Blake
Media Advisor, Humanities  

Karen Walker
Head, Student Affairs and Engagement

Rosemary Go
Executive Assistant to the Dean

School Managers

Elizabeth Connor
School Manager, School of Literature, Arts, and Media, and Sydney College of the Arts

Emily Wiech
School Manager, School of Languages and Cultures

Toner Stevenson
School Manager, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry

James Young
School Manager, School of Social and Political Sciences

Laura Wilson
School Manager, School of Economics

Maria McQuilty
School Manager, Sydney School of Education and Social Work

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