Graduate Studies Committee

Members

Ex Officio Members

  • the Chair of the Committee: Associate Professor Tony Masters
  • the Chair of the Academic Board, or nominee: Associate Professor Peter McCallum
  • the Chair of the PhD Award Sub-Committee: Professor Gail Pearson
  • the Chair of the Postgraduate Awards Sub-Committee: Professor Neville Weber
  • the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) or their nominee: Professor Marie Carroll
  • the Director of the Graduate Studies Office: Mr Simon French
  • the President of the Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association, or nominee: Ms Joanne Gad (President)

Appointed Members

The Academic Board shall appoint one member from each faculty and at one postgraduate coursework and one postgraduate research student member nominated by members of the Board:

Faculty 

Name 

Agriculture and Environment

Associate Professor Michael Kertesz

Architecture, Design and Planning

Associate Professor William Martens

Arts and Social Sciences

Dr Mark Melatos

Business

Professor John Shields

Dentistry

Associate Professor Ayman Ellakwa

Education and Social Work

Dr David Hirsh

Engineering and Information Technologies

Dr John Kavanagh

Health Sciences

Dr Alison Harmer

Law

Associate Professor Tim Stephens

Medicine

Professor Judy Simpson

Nursing and Midwifery

Dr Chris Gordon

Pharmacy

Professor Ines Krass

Science

Dr Jenny Saleeba

Sydney College of the Arts

Dr Debra Dawes

Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Associate Professor Kathleen Nelson

Veterinary Science

Associate Professor Merran Govendir

Student

Vacancy

Deputy Chair

The Committee may appoint one member, on the nomination of the Chair of the Committee, to act as Deputy Chair:

  • Professor Gail Pearson

Co-opted Members

The Committee may co-opt up to four members. Co-opted members may be selected from the members of the Academic Board or the wider University community or may express interest directly to the Chair of the Committee, but must have an interest and/or experience in issues considered by the Committee. The term of office of members co-opted by the Committee shall be specified at the time of co option and such members shall have all rights and privileges of other members:

  • Associate Professor Ben Goldsmith (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)