Our People

The Women, Work & Leadership Research Group (WW&LRG) Co-Directors

Professor Marian Baird AOProfessor Marian Baird AO

Marian is one of Australia's leading researchers in the fields of women, work and family. Her most recent book (due for publication in 2016) is a collaborative undertaking with eminent scholars from the University of Sydney and the region on Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacific. She has received a number of Australian Research Council and federal and state government grants to study maternity and parental leave, flexibility for working parents, women and the global financial crisis, mature age workers and low paid workers, gender equitable organisational change and work and family in regional Australia. Marian has also been commissioned by business, not-for-profits and unions to undertake workplace and policy research related to women’s workforce engagement. She is widely published in Australia and internationally.


Associate Professor Rae CooperAssociate Professor Rae Cooper

Rae specialises in employment relations and is presently working on an ARC funded project on flexible working arrangements. She also undertakes research on gender and work more broadly, regulation and collective bargaining and; care workers and vulnerable labour. Rae’s research has been cited in several parliamentary inquiries into industrial relations and she is regularly called as an Expert Witness in cases and consultations relating to women and labour market issues. Through her research and leadership Rae is actively engaged with government, business and NGOs. Rae has been appointed to a number of significant boards and advisory committees and has been a non-executive director in a number of businesses across education and health. She is currently non-Executive Director of Family Planning NSW, one of the largest not for profit health NGOs in Australia. She played a leading role in a number of government and non-government organisations in the women's policy area, including as Chair of the NSW Premier's Expert Advisory Council on Women and of the NSW Working Women's Centre.


Member profiles

Member Position Organisation

Ms Raja Alsaffar

Masters Student

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Marian Baird

Professor/WWRG Co-Director

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Lotte Bailyn

Professor

MIT Management Sloan School, USA

Ms Alifa Bandali

Doctoral Candidate

Department of Gender and Cultural Studies/Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney

Dr Cornelia Beck

Lecturer

Accounting, University of Sydney Business School

Peter Berg

Professor

Michigan State University, USA

Dr Jyotirmoyee Bhattacharjya

Lecturer

Institute of Transport & Logistics Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Ms Vlasta Chiang Soto

Student Adviser

Student Information/ University of Sydney Business School

Dr Rae Cooper

Associate Professor/ WWRG Co-Director

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Andreea Constantin

Research Associate

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Sally Cripps

Professor

Business Analytics, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Teresa Davis

Associate Professor

Marketing, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Kay Double

Associate Professor

Biomedical Sciences,Medical Sciences, University of Sydney

Ms Maryanne Duggan

Tutor

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Bradon Ellem

Professor

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Ms Susan Ellicott-Darke

Editor/Project Officer

Educational Innovation In Business, University of Sydney Business School Business School

Ms Sarah Fletcher

Director, Careers Services

Careers and Employability Office, University of Sydney Business School

Ms Meraiah Foley

Doctoral candidate

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Michele Ford

Professor

Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, University of Sydney

Dr Fiona Giles

Senior Lecturer

Media & Communications, Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney

Dr Lonnie Golden

Professor

Pennsylvania State, Abington

Dr Dimitria Groutsis

Senior Lecturer

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Ms Sally Hanna Osborne

Doctoral candidate

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Catherine Hardy

Senior Lecturer

Business Information Systems, University of Sydney Business School

Ms Lisa Heinze

Doctoral Candidate

Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney

Ms Alexandra Heron

Doctoral candidate

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Elizabeth Hill

Senior Lecturer

PE, Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney

Dr Suzanne Jamieson

Honorary Associate Professor

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Anya Johnson

Lecturer

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr David Johnstone

Professor

Finance, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Jim Kitay

Honorary Associate Professor

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Angela Knox

Associate Professor

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Ms Amanda Lacy

Doctoral candidate

Centre for Research on Computer Supported Learning and Cognition, Education and Social Work, University of Sydney

Dr Russell Lansbury

Emeritus Professor

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Jane LĂȘ

Senior Lecturer

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Sue Lewis

Professor

Middlesex University, UK

Dr Margaret Matanda

Associate Professor

Marketing, University of Sydney Business School

Ms Ludo McFerran

Research Affiliate

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Susan McGrath-Champ

Associate Professor

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Ruth Milkman

Professor

City University of New York

Ms Josette Moffat

Senior Manager

Talent & Organisational Development, Human Resources, University of Sydney

Dr Maree Murray

Director Wingara Mura Leadership Program

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services), University of Sydney

Dr Sabina Nielsen

Professor

International Business, University of Sydney Business School

Ms Tanya O’Dea

Masters Student

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Kate O'Loughlin

Associate Professor

Behavioural & Social Sciences in Health/Health Sciences, University of Sydney

Ms Soheang Pak

Doctoral candidate

Social Policy/Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney

Dr Elspeth Probyn

Professor

Gender & Cultural Studies/FASS, University of Sydney

Dr Joellen Riley

Professor/Dean

School of Law, University of Sydney

Ms Lorraine Rivlin

Doctoral candidate

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Stuart Rosewarne

Associate Professor

PE/Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney

Ms Anmol Saini

MBA student

University of Sydney Business School

Dr Belinda Smith

Associate Professor

School of Law, University of Sydney

Dr Diane van den Broek

Associate Professor

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Sandra van der Laan

Associate Professor

Accounting, University of Sydney Business School

Dr Archana Voola

Postdoctoral Fellow

Education and Social Work, University of Sydney

Dr Karyn Wang

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School

Ms Yuehan Wu

Master's student

Gender and Cultural Studies/Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney

Dr Jeaney Yip

Lecturer

Marketing, University of Sydney Business School