Dean and senior management

Monash Law is overseen by our Dean and a team of other Monash staff members, including Directors, Convenors, Academic Advisors, Chairs, and Group Managers. You’ll find details of the Monash Law academic staff below.

Dean

Professor Bryan Horrigan
Personal Assistant: Ms Lyn White

Associate Deans

Associate Dean (Education) Associate Professor Gerry Nagtzaam
Deputy Associate Dean (Education): Associate Professor Janice Richardson

Associate Dean (Experiential Education): Professor Jeff Giddings

Associate Dean (Research): Professor Jean Allain
Deputy Associate Dean (Research): Professor Daniel Fitzpatrick

Associate Dean (Academic Resourcing): Professor Marilyn Pittard
Deputy Associate Dean (Academic Resourcing): Associate Professor Melissa Castan
Acting Senior Academic Resources Officer: Meli Voursoukis

Associate Dean (International and Engagement): Associate Professor Normann Witzleb
Deputy Associate Dean (International and Engagement): Associate Professor Heli Askola

Directors

Director LLB: Professor Mark Davison
Deputy:  Associate Professor Heli Askola

Director LLM: Associate Professor Rebecca Giblin
Deputy: Associate Professor Patrick Emerton

Director JD: Associate Professor Gaye Lansdell
Deputy: Associate Professor Melissa Castan

Director HDR: Associate Professor Patrick Emerton
Deputy: Dr Joanna Kyriakakis

Director Equity and Social Inclusion: Associate Professor Melissa Castan

Director, Workplace Situated Learning Programs: Associate Professor Ross Hyams

Convenors

Honours: Professor Graeme Hodge

High Achievers' Program: Dr Susan Barkehall-Thomas

Law Review: Professor Jean Allain and Dr Richard Joyce

Co- Convenors Legal Practice Programs: Associate Professor Adiva Sifris (internal) and Mr Lloyd England (external)

Malaysia Program: Dr Nadirsyah Hosen: Assistant Convenor: Associate Professor Heli Askola

Mooting, Advocacy and Dispute Resolution: Dr Lisa Spagnolo; Deputy Convenor: Dr Eric Wilson

Prato Program:  Professor Marilyn Pittard; Assistant Convenor: Professor Jonathan Clough

Academic Advisers

Student Career and Scholarship Counsellling: Dr Ronli Sifris

Schools Liaison: Associate Professor Melissa Castan

Faculty Research Centres

The Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI)
Co-Director: Professor Paula Gerber and Dr Genevieve Grant

Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
Director: Professor Sarah Joseph
Deputy Director: Assoc Professor Julie Debeljak

Centre for Commercial Law and Regulatory Studies
Director: Professor Daniel Fitzpatrick

Research Groups

Law, Health and Wellbeing
Co-convenors: Dr Ronli Sifris and Dr Genevieve Grant

Feminist Legal Studies Group
Co-convenors: A/Prof Janice Richardson and A/Prof Becky Batagol

Chairs

Clinical Advisory Board: Professor Jeff Giddings

Coordinator Executive Education Programs: Dr Eric Windholz

Faculty General Manager

Faculty General Manager: Ms Jane Prior Personal Assistant: Ms Janine Johnson

Group Managers

Education Services: Mr Mike Neuzerling

Engagement Services: Ms Kathy Ilott

Finance Services: Ms Maria Cantillon

Research Services: Mr Alan Shanks

Resources Manager: Mr. Tim Norris