People

Key staff and contact information for the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies.

Key people

Dean of School

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Professor Ron Wakefield

Professor Ron Wakefield is the Interim Dean, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

School executive

Ron Wakefield

Chair

Andrew Butt

Associate Dean, Sustainability and Urban Planning

Robyn Martin

Associate Dean, Social Work and Human Services

Associate Professor Michele Ruyters

Deputy Dean, Justice and Legal Studies

Renata Kokanović

Centre Director, Social Global Studies Centre

Professor Jago Dodson

Director of the Centre for Urban Research

Professor Katherine Johnson

Associate Dean, Research and Innovation

Mark Newman

Senior School Manager

Chris Ziguras

Associate Dean, Global Studies & Languages

Support staff

  • Panayiota Giannoulas - Personal Assistant to the Dean and School Executive Committee Secretary
  • Tina Horsfall - Associate Dean Support, Global Studies & Languages and Social Work and Human Services
  • Daria Moskwiak - Associate Dean Support, Sustainability and Urban Planning, Criminology & Justice Studies and Research and Innovation

People by discipline

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.