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Head of School

Professor Hayley Randle

Head of School, School of Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences

Associate Heads of School

Dr Geoff Dutton

Associate Head of School (Veterinary Sciences) / Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anatomy

Dr Stephanie Knott

Associate Head (Learning & Teaching)

Dr Jeff McCormick

Associate Head (Animal & Agriculture Science) / Senior Lecturer in Agronomy

Associate Professor Andrew Peters

Associate Head (Research & Graduate Studies) /Associate Professor in Wildlife Health and Pathology

Dr John Rafferty

Associate Head (Learning & Teaching and Environmental Science & Management) / Lecturer in Environmental Education

Associate Professor Ben Wilson

Associate Head (Natural & Applied Sciences) / Associate Professor in Landscape Processes

School Executive Support

Lori Blechynden

Veterinary Enterprises Manager

Helen Crawford

Strategic Project Officer

Meredith Ferry

School Executive Support Officer

Cathy Garbuio

School Executive Support Officer

Jayne Veitch

School Executive Support Officer

Professoriate

Professor Catherine Allan

Associate Professor in Environment, Sociology and Planning

Professor Bruce Allworth

Director, Fred Morley Centre / Professor in Livestock Systems

Professor Ann Carstens

Professor in Diagnostic Imaging

Professor Andrew Clark

Professor in Wine Science

Associate Professor Jason Condon

Associate Professor in Soil Science

Associate Professor Joanne Connolly

Associate Professor in Veterinary Science

Professor David Falepau

Professor in Agricultural Business Management

Professor Raf Freire

Professor in Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Associate Professor Seyed Ali Ghorashi

Associate Professor in Intensive Animal Health and Production

Associate Professor Allan Gunn

Associate Professor in Large animal Theriogenology and Production animal medicine

Professor Geoff Gurr

Professor in Applied Ecology

Professor Kris Hughes

Professor in Equine Medicine / Clinical Director

Professor Andrew Hall

Professor in Geospatial Science

Professor Jane Heller

Professor in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

Professor Marta Hernández-Jover

Professor in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

Associate Professor Paul Humphries

Associate Professor in Biology

Associate Professor Kieri Jermyn

Associate Professor in Small Animal Surgery

Associate Professor Gaye Krebs

Associate Professor in Animal Metabolism and Nutrition

Associate Professor Raphael Labens

Associate Professor in Equine Surgery

Associate Professor Melanie Massaro

Associate Professor in Ecology/Ornithology

Professor Dale Nimmo

Professor in Ecology

Associate Professor Andrew Peters

Associate Head (Research & Graduate Studies) /Associate Professor in Wildlife Health and Pathology

Associate Professor Paul Prenzler

Associate Professor in Chemistry

Professor Jane Quinn

Professor in Veterinary Physiology

Professor Shane Raidal

Professor in Veterinary Pathobiology

Professor Sharanne Raidal

Professor in Equine Medicine

Professor Hayley Randle

Head of School, School of Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences

Professor Sandra Savocchia

Professor in Vine Pathology

Professor Shokoofeh Shamsi

Professor in Veterinary Parasitology

Associate Professor Dirk Spennemann

Associate Professor in Cultural Heritage Management

Professor Chris Steel

Professor in Viticulture

Associate Professor Cyril Stephen

Associate Professor in Veterinary Reproduction

Professor Bing Wang

Professor in Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology

Professor Skye Wassens

Professor in Ecology

Professor David Watson

Professor in Ecology

Professor Robyn Watts

Professor of Environmental Sciences

Associate Professor Ben Wilson

Associate Head (Natural & Applied Sciences) / Associate Professor in Landscape Processes

Associate Professor Richard Culas

Associate Professor in Agribusiness

Associate Professor Marie Bhanugopan

Associate Professor in Veterinary Physiology/ Course Director

Associate Professor Sameer Pant

Associate Professor in Animal Genetics

Associate Professor Jodi Price

Associate Professor in Ecology

Professor Leigh Schmidtke

Professor of Oenology

Course Directors

Dr Celia Barril

Course Director / Viticulture, Wine Science, Wine Business, General Studies (Science), BScience

Associate Professor Marie Bhanugopan

Associate Professor in Veterinary Physiology/ Course Director

Dr Michelle Eastwood

Course Director / Lecturer in Veterinary Practice

Dr Jonathon Howard

Course Director / Senior Lecturer in Sociology

Matthew Hunt

Course Director (Agriculture)

Agriculture

Dr Md Asaduzzaman (Asad)

Lecturer in Crop Science

Dr Joanne Ashnest

Lecturer in Plant Science

Associate Professor Jason Condon

Associate Professor in Soil Science

Associate Professor Richard Culas

Associate Professor in Agribusiness

Dr Remy Dehaan

Senior Lecturer in Precision Agriculture and Spatial Science

Professor David Falepau

Professor in Agricultural Business Management

Dr Sosheel Godfrey

Senior Lecturer in Farm Management Economics

Dr Aude Gourieroux

Lecturer in Plant Science

Professor Geoff Gurr

Professor in Applied Ecology

Dr Felicity Harris

Senior Lecturer in Crop Science

Dr Shamsul Haque

Lecturer in Soil Science

Dr Jane Kelly

Senior Lecturer in Livestock Production Management

Dr Sarina Kilham

Lecturer in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

Louise Lotz

Lecturer in Agriculture, Industry Practicum

Dr Jeff McCormick

Associate Head (Animal & Agriculture Science) / Senior Lecturer in Agronomy

Dr Sergio Moroni

Lecturer in Agronomy

Dr Ben Stodart

Lecturer in Plant Biology

Dr Christine Storer

Senior Lecturer in Agribusiness

Dr Ketema Zeleke

Senior Lecturer in Irrigation & Water Management

Animal Science

Dr Nidhish Francis

Senior Lecturer in Animal Physiology

Professor Raf Freire

Professor in Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Associate Professor Seyed Ali Ghorashi

Associate Professor in Intensive Animal Health and Production

Associate Professor Gaye Krebs

Associate Professor in Animal Metabolism and Nutrition

Shawn McGrath

Senior Lecturer in Animal Production

Associate Professor Sameer Pant

Associate Professor in Animal Genetics

Dr Susan Robertson

Senior Lecturer in Ruminant Production

Dr Joshua Scherpenhuizen

Lecturer in Animal Anatomy and Physiology

Dr Hayley Stannard

Senior Lecturer in Animal Anatomy and Physiology

Veronika Vicic

Scholarly Teaching Fellow in Animal Science

Professor Bing Wang

Professor in Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology

Chemistry

Dr Dan Bedgood

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Dr Greg Doran

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Igor Novak

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Associate Professor Paul Prenzler

Associate Professor in Chemistry

Dr Danielle Ryan

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Lachlan Schwarz

Lecturer in Chemistry

Environmental Science

Professor Catherine Allan

Associate Professor in Environment, Sociology and Planning

Dr Jennifer Bond

Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

Jed Brown

Associate Lecturer in Environmental Science and Management

Dr Anke Frank

Lecturer in Ecology

Dr Prue Gonzalez

Sub-Dean, Learning and Teaching / Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management

Dr Matt Greenlees

Lecturer in Environmental Management

Professor Andrew Hall

Professor in Geospatial Science

Dr Ana Horta

Senior Lecturer in Spatial Sciences

Dr Jonathon Howard

Course Director / Senior Lecturer in Sociology

Associate Professor Paul Humphries

Associate Professor in Biology

Dr Dr Mobushir (Moby) Riaz Khan

Senior Lecturer in Spatial Science

Dr Alexandra Knight

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management

Dr Andrew Manning

Lecturer in Environmental Sociology

Associate Professor Melanie Massaro

Associate Professor in Ecology/Ornithology

Dr Scott McManus

Lecturer in Spatial Science

Ms Elizabeth Morgan

Lecturer in Human Geography

Professor Dale Nimmo

Professor in Ecology

Dr Rebecca Peisley

Scholarly Teaching Fellow in Ecology

Dr Catherine Pohlman

Lecturer in Environmental Science and Management

Associate Professor Jodi Price

Associate Professor in Ecology

Dr John Rafferty

Associate Head (Learning & Teaching and Environmental Science & Management) / Lecturer in Environmental Education

Associate Professor Dirk Spennemann

Associate Professor in Cultural Heritage Management

Dr Jessica Tout-Lyon

Lecturer in Ecology

Professor Skye Wassens

Professor in Ecology

Professor Robyn Watts

Professor of Environmental Sciences

Professor David Watson

Professor in Ecology

Associate Professor Ben Wilson

Associate Head (Natural & Applied Sciences) / Associate Professor in Landscape Processes

Janet Watson

Lecturer in Environmental Science

Equine Science

Ella Bradshaw

Associate Lecturer in Equine Science

Dr Petra Buckley

Senior Lecturer in Equine Studies

Raquel Butler

Lecturer in Equine Locomotion and Exercise Physiology

Marina Douglas

Associate Lecturer in Equine Science

Jaymie Loy

Lecturer in Equine Science

Dr Glenys Noble

Senior Lecturer in Animal Nutrition

Professor Hayley Randle

Head of School, School of Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences

Dr Clayton Smith

Lecturer in Equine Science

Horticulture

Celia Connor

Lecturer in Environment and Agriculture

Veterinary Science

Professor Bruce Allworth

Director, Fred Morley Centre / Professor in Livestock Systems

Professor Ann Carstens

Professor in Diagnostic Imaging

Melanie Catanchin

Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia

Associate Professor Jennifer Clulow

Associate Professor in Theriogenology

Martin Combs

Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine

Associate Professor Joanne Connolly

Associate Professor in Veterinary Science

Dr Shubho Das

Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology

Dr Emily Dockray

Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine

Dr Geoff Dutton

Associate Head of School (Veterinary Sciences) / Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anatomy

Dr Michelle Eastwood

Course Director / Lecturer in Veterinary Practice

Dr Scott Edwards

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pharmacology

Dr Jake Fountain

Lecturer in Small Animal Veterinary Practice

Associate Professor Allan Gunn

Associate Professor in Large animal Theriogenology and Production animal medicine

Professor Kris Hughes

Professor in Equine Medicine / Clinical Director

Professor Jane Heller

Professor in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

Professor Marta Hernández-Jover

Professor in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

Natalie Hock

Lecturer in Small Animal Veterinary Practice

Associate Professor Kieri Jermyn

Associate Professor in Small Animal Surgery

Dr Stephanie Knott

Associate Head (Learning & Teaching)

Associate Professor Raphael Labens

Associate Professor in Equine Surgery

Dr Leigh Ladd

Senior Lecturer in Animal Anatomy and Physiology

Heidi Lehmann

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia

Dr Jane Lord

Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine

Dr Alex MacLennan

Lecturer in Small Animal Veterinary Practice

Dr Francesca Male

Lecturer in Small Animal Veterinary Practice

Dr Jennifer Manyweathers

Senior Lecturer in Ruminant Health and Epidemiology

Dr Alison Neef

Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology

Associate Professor Andrew Peters

Associate Head (Research & Graduate Studies) /Associate Professor in Wildlife Health and Pathology

Chris Petzel

Senior Lecturer in Cattle Medicine

Dr Chris Quinn

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia

Professor Jane Quinn

Professor in Veterinary Physiology

Professor Shane Raidal

Professor in Veterinary Pathobiology

Professor Sharanne Raidal

Professor in Equine Medicine

Dr Luzia Rast

Lecturer in Ruminant (Sheep) Health and Production

Dr Randi Rotne

Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery

Lauren Said

Lecturer in Ruminant Health and Production

Professor Shokoofeh Shamsi

Professor in Veterinary Parasitology

Associate Professor Cyril Stephen

Associate Professor in Veterinary Reproduction

Dr Melissa Strong

Lecturer in Veterinary Science / Clinical Extramural Studies Coordinator

Dr Suffien Suharju

Lecturer in Small Animal Veterinary Practice

Andrew Walton

Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia

Dr Suman Gupta

Lecturer in Population Health and Epidemiology

Veterinary Technology

Dr Esther Callcott

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Technology

Dr Ebony Schoenfeld

Lecturer in Veterinary Technology

Dr Lakmini Weerakoon

Lecturer in Veterinary Technology

Lauren Hooper

Associate Lecturer in Veterinary Technology

Associate Professor Marie Bhanugopan

Associate Professor in Veterinary Physiology/ Course Director

Rhianna Daniels

Associate Lecturer in Veterinary Technology

Wine & Viticulture Science

Dr John Blackman

Senior Lecturer in Wine Science

Mark Bourne

Associate Director of Industry and Academic Partnerships for the Wine Industry

Professor Andrew Clark

Professor in Wine Science

Dr Bob Dambergs

Senior Lecturer in Wine Production

Professor Sandra Savocchia

Professor in Vine Pathology

Professor Chris Steel

Professor in Viticulture

Dr Xinyi Zhang

Lecturer in Viticulture

Visiting Adjuncts

Visiting Adjuncts in the School of Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences

Name Discipline
Dr Angel Abuelo 
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Ruminant Health and Production
Dr Sadhana Adhikary
Adjunct Research Associate
Microbiology
Dr Sarah Albert
Adjunct Lecturer

Veterinary Science, Canine, equine and bovine reproduction

Dr John Angles
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Veterinary Sciences
Dr Christopher Antonio
Adjunct Lecturer

Agriculture, Land and Farm Management

Dr Gavin Ash
Adjunct Professor

Crop and Pasture Production

Professor Darren Baldwin
Adjunct Research Professor

Aquatic biogeochemistry, aquatic ecology, river management

Dr Lesley Ballantyne
Adjunct Research Fellow
Entomologist with expertise in firefly
Dr Hem Sagar Baral
Adjunct Associate Professor
Environmental Science| Conservation ecology, birds and other wildlife but also plants, red list assessment, field guides, citizen science
Dr Diane Barton
Adjunct Lecturer
Parasitology
Dr Roy Birckhead
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
 
Dr Leah Bradbury
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Clinical anaesthesia, analgesia and critical care of all veterinary species.
Dr Victoria Brookes
Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Veterinary Science and Public Health / Epidemiology

Associate Professor Geoffrey Burrows
Adjunct Associate Professor
Ecology of native vegetation and anatomical structure of weed species
Dr Yvette Cameron-Cook
Adjunct Lecturer
Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Equine Dentistry, Equine Medicine, Greyhounds
Professor Bruce Christie
Adjunct Professor
Consultant Veterinary Surgeon
Professor Iain Clarke
Adjunct Professor
Endocrinology and behaviour
Dr John Coles
Adjunct Lecturer
Veterinarian - provides student training in veterinary practice
Dr Emma Croser
Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Veterinary Pathology

Dr Paul Cusack
Adjunct Professor
Veterinary Sciences
Dr Glenn Cuzens
Adjunct Lecturer
Veterinary Sciences
Associate Professor Philip Eberbach
Adjunct Associate Professor
Soil Science and Water
Professor Glenn Edwards
Adjunct Professor
Small Animal Surgery
Dr James Fensham
Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Animal Science - Aquatic animal veterinary medicine, epidemiology, biosecurity,

aquaculture, production animal health, public health, environmental

sciences.

Dr Selma Fuijkschot
Adjunct Lecturer
Veterinary Sciences
Dr Thomas Gilheany
Adjunct Lecturer
Veterinary Sciences
Associate Professor John Glastonbury
Adjunct Associate Professor
Diagnostic pathology
Dr Victoria Grillo
Adjunct Academic
Wildlife and ecosystem health
Rowena Guppy
Adjunct Associate Lecturer
Vet Technology (Enrichment, clinical pathology, anesthesia, orthopedics)
Dr Andrew Havadjia
Adjunct Lecturer
Veterinary Practice, Cattle herd health & small animal surgery
Dr Michael Hayward
Adjunct Lecturer
Small animal medicine in general, behaviour, animal welfare (all species)
Dr Bryan Hilbert
Adjunct Associate Professor
Equine Surgery
Dr Patricia Holyoake
Adjunct Associate Professor
Senior Veterinary Office (Pigs)
Dione Howard
Adjunct Associate Lecturer

Veterinary Science (Biosecurity, Livestock health and welfare, Ruminant nutrition)

Dr Linda Huzzey
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
 
Miss Natalie Iskov
Adjunct Associate Lecturer
Veterinary Technology
Dr Kenneth Jacobs
Adjunct Associate Professor
Equine Science
Dr David Jenkins
Adjunct Associate Professor
Parasitology
Dr Jack Killalea
Adjunct Lecturer
Veterinary Practice with interests in Dairy and beef practice with an emphasis on reproduction, small animal medicine
Dr Cecilia Kinross
Adjunct Lecturer
Wildlife management and biodiversity conservation, particularly in agricultural landscapes
Andrew Lean
Adjunct Associate Lecturer
A high level mixed practice general practitioner, with interest in dairy production and internal medicine
Dr Heidi Lehmann
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Veterinary Science generally and Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesis specifically
Professor Richard Malik
Adjunct Professor
Feline medicine; neurology; cardiology; infectious disease and critical care medicine
Dr Yiheyis Maru
Adjunct Associate Professor
Delivering scientific leadership in Systems Research for Development, Food security, Animal health Biosecurity as well as Resilience, Adaptation & Transformation.
Dr Craig McConnel
Adjunct Lecturer
Epidemiology & dairy cow health
Dr Ellen McDonald
Adjunct Lecturer
 
Dr Fiona McPhail
Adjunct Associate Lecturer

Veterinarian – companion animal surgery, Small animal orthopaedics, small animal behaviour, small animal dentistry

Dr Jacob Michelsen
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Specialist small animal surgeon
Dr Isabelle Moorhead
Adjunct Associate Lecturer
Veterinarian - Dairy medicine and surgery, small ruminant medicine and husbandry
Mr Rory Nevard
Adjunct Lecturer

Veterinary Science, Large animal reproduction, farm animal medicine, farm animal surgery, dairy herd health, and maternal behaviour

Dr Anthony Nicholls
Adjunct Lecturer
Plant and animal biology and biometrics, Sampling techniques and modern data analysis methods that support robust inference in the fields of plant and animal dynamics
Lorena Nogueira
Adjunct Associate Lecturer
 
Dr Scott Norman
Adjunct Associate Professor
Registered Specialist in Veterinary Reproduction.
Dr Kylie Parry
Adjunct Lecturer
Clinical supervision of phase 3 undergraduate veterinary students
Dr Scott Parry
Adjunct Lecturer
Extensive beef and sheep work, small animal orthopaedics and general equine work
Associate Professor Bruce Pennay
Adjunct Associate Professor

Historian. Researches two areas:  the cultural heritage of the NSW/ Victorian border region; and post-war immigration history and heritage

Dr Ashley Phipps
Adjunct Lecturer
Dairy and Beef Cattle Medicine and Surgery
Dr Sarah Pollard-Williams
Adjunct Lecturer
Behaviour and welfare, Ophthalmology
Human - animal bond and adaptation/evolution of domestic pets
Dr Anantanarayanan Raman
Adjunct Associate Professor

Sustainable Agriculture

Dr Julie Ramsay
Adjunct Lecturer
Small animal radiology
Statistical analysis & machine learning
Associate Professor Graeme Rawson
Adjunct Associate Professor
 
Kerry Rogers
Adjunct Associate Lecturer
Subject coordinator for Bachelor of Veterinary Technology subjects
Dr Gerhard Rossouw
Adjunct Lecturer

Grapevine and perennial tree crop horticulture, with particular interest in crop physiology, crop load management, carbohydrate dynamics and fruit composition

Dr Krisna Roy
Adjunct Research Associate
Parasitology, Microbiology and Pathology
Professor Douglas Rutledge
Adjunct Professor
Chemistry – analytical science and the modelling of scientific data
Professor Nicholas Sangster
Adjunct Professor
Animal health and production especially parasitology of grazing animals, beef and sheep production. Director of the Australian Veterinary Association
Dr Emma Scholz
Adjunct Lecturer
Veterinary Practice
Dr Alexa Seal
Adjunct Lecturer
Analytical Chemistry
Dr Patrick Shearer
Adjunct Associate Professor
Pathology
Dr Alistair Smith
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Veterinary Sciences
Dr Andrew Smith
Adjunct Lecturer
Veterinarian with a focus on dairy health and production
Dr Katherine Snell
Adjunct Lecturer
Dairy Veterinarian
Dr Alison Southwell
Adjunct Lecturer
Eco-physiology of perennial pastures and grazing and farming systems management
Dr Shane Thomson
Adjunct Lecturer
Veterinarian - Beef Cattle Production
Dr Gareth Trope
Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Equine Surgery especially minimally invasive surgery eg arthroscopy, laparoscopy

Associate Professor Kevin Warburton
Adjunct Research Fellow
Environmental Science, Fish ecology and behaviour
Dr Jacqueline Way
Adjunct Associate Lecturer
Veterinary Technology, Vocational education and training of Veterinary Technology students
Dr Janet Wild
Adjunct Lecturer
Australian native wildlife, especially lizards
Dr Stuart Williams
Adjunct Lecturer
Rural mixed practice with a focus on small animal surgery and large animal practice
Kelly Wood
Adjunct Associate Lecturer
District Veterinarian with Local Land Services
Professor Robert Woodgate
Adjunct Professor
Parasitology
Professor Peter Wynn
Adjunct Research Professor
Research in the areas of animal welfare, growth, lactational and stress physiology
Dr Peter Young
Adjunct Lecturer
Small animal surgery