Meet our Faculty

Professor Robin Stonecash

Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

Robin has worked on various aspects of Agribusiness from the application of technology to the impact of changes to water rights. She is passionate about helping farmers improve their businesses and about increasing awareness of the importance of the sector to our communities and our economy.

Robin’s area of expertise are leadership, strategy development and negotiation. She was trained as an economist, focusing on the exercise of market power, outsourcing and macroeconomics.

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Associate Professor David Noble

Associate Dean (Education)

David is a highly motivated academic with significant management experience, spanning the not-for-profit, corporate and tertiary education sectors.

Professor Darshana Sedera

Professor Darshana Sedera

Associate Dean (Research)

Professor Sedera is also the Director of the University's Digital Enterprise Lab.


Associate Professor Grayson Cooke

Chair of Creative Arts

Interdisciplinary scholar, media artist. Teaches media production, music video, media theory. Presents media art and live AV performance works in Australia and internationally.


Associate Professor Adele Wessell

Chair of Humanities

PhD in History. Specialises in Food Studies. Teaches US and Australian Cultural History and Food Studies. Coordinates Community Engagement Project unit. Research interest is food history.

Dr John Haw

Dr John Haw

Chair of Management

John is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Business, Law & Arts. He has a strong background in teaching statistics and research design across disciplines. He also teaches gaming management, service quality and organisational management. His most recent research has focussed on the scholarship of teaching and improving student experiences with their education.

Professor Robin Stonecash

Acting Chair of Law and Justice

Robin is currently working in a dual-role capacity: Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Law and Arts and Acting Chair of Law and Justice.

Associate Professor Michael Charles

Director Higher Degrees Research

Michael's research focuses on infrastructure policy, public values and infrastructures, research policy, collaboration and engagement between industry and academia, and history.

Meet our teams:

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With decades of professional experience between them, our team spans a wide spectrum of creative arts and humanities.

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Whether it's responsible business, accounting or ethical tourism practice, our business team brings global experience to the classroom.


A group of leading scholars drive our agenda for cutting-edge legal critique, teaching and public debate.

Contact the Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

Executive Dean of Faculty

T: T: +61 7 5589 3054


Associate Dean (Education)

T: T: +61 7 5589 3209


Associate Dean (Research)

T: T: +61 7 5589 3036


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