Staff Directory

Department of Social Work Staff

Leadership Team

Professor Aron Shlonsky
Head of Department

Professor Philip Mendes
Social Work Policy Lead

Dr Catherine Flynn
Deputy Head of Department & Director Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) Program

Maura Bevilacqua
Team Leader & Unit Coordinator, Field Education Program

Dr Marcelo Maghidman
Course coordinator

Head of Department

Professor Aron Shlonsky

Academic Staff

Dr Catherine Flynn
Dr Debbie Ling  
Felicity Moon
Ms Jacinta Waugh

Lena Turnbull
Associate Professor Melissa Petrakis
Dr Marcelo Maghidman
Professor Philip Mendes
Dr Rebecca Featherston

Dr Susan Baidawi
Siobhan Hardiman
Zoe Haysom

Research Staff

Dr Rebecca Featherston
Dr Susy Harrigan
Lisa Hogkin (Research fellow)
Dr Jessica Roberts (Research fellow)

Field Education Staff

Maura Bevilacqua
Vanita Amin

Professional Staff

Aashini DeSilva

Student Academic Support Unit Staff (SASU)

Dr Averil Grieve
Binh Ta
Dr Catherine Cook

Emeritus staff

Emeritus Professor Rosemary Sheehan
Emeritus Professor Christopher Trotter
Emeritus Professor Margaret Alston
Emeritus Professor Thea Brown

Adjunct Staff

Dr Bernadette Saunders
Fiona McDermott
Associate Professor Jessica Hateley-Browne
Dr John Frederick
Dr Melinda Polimeni
Dr Robyn Mildon
Dr Samone McCurdy
Dr Shelley Turner
Dr Uschi Bay
Dr Vanessa Rose