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Professor Lisa Adkins, Dean

Lisa Adkins, interim Dean

Professor Lisa Adkins has been appointed interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).

Since mid-2018, Professor Adkins has been Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences and, more recently, a Deputy Dean in FASS.

As a Professor of Sociology, Adkins contributions to the discipline of sociology lie in the areas of economic sociology, social theory and feminist theory.

Professor Adkins has previously held posts at Goldsmiths, the University of London, the University of Manchester, the Australian National University, and prior to coming to the University of Sydney, she was the Chair of Sociology at the University of Newcastle.

Follow Professor Adkins on Twitter: @AdkinsProf

Professor Garry Barrett
School of Economics 

Professor Yixu Lu
School of Languages and Cultures

Associate Professor Ian Maxwell
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

Libby Graham
Faculty General Manager

Dan Willis
Head of Education

Liz Kenna
Manager, Strategic Partnerships and Engagement

Christa Mobbs
Head, Operations

Ksenia Sawczak
Head, Research and Development

Felicity Stafford
Manager, Marketing and Communications

Elissa Blake
Media Advisor, Humanities  

Karen Walker
Manager, 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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