Meet our Arts team
Chair of Discipline (Humanities)
Adele specialises in food history with a strong interest in regional food production and environment. Teaching includes community engaged learning and Australian history.
Chair of Discipline (Creative Arts)
Teaches contemporary music theory, musicianship, classical music and musicology, composition and arranging, music education, ensemble and piano. Plays piano and double bass.
Interdisciplinary scholar, media artist. Teaches media production, music video, media theory. Presents media art and live AV performance works in Australia and internationally.
Course coordinator Bachelor of Arts Course coordinator Honours programs
Senior Lecturer in cultural studies and philosophy. Research examines sensory, affective and cultural aspects of interactions with digitally-driven technologies. Co-editor of Transformations journal.
Course coordinator Bachelor of Art and Design
Marian Tubbs is an artist living and working between Bundjalung, and Gubbi Gubbi Land. Her broad research interests include vision technologies, the agency of poor materials and text in art.
Course coordinator Bachelor of Social Science
Senior lecturer in sociology. Research focuses on refugee experiences and equity issues in regional Australia. Has worked in community and international development.
Lecturer in Art and Design program. Nationally and internationally recognised printmaker. Research interest: merging old and new print technologies to interrogate ideas surrounding ‘aura of original’.
Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Music program. Consummate vocalist and performer. Award-winning songwriter and composer. Coordinates APRA AMCOS Songwriting Series.
Course Coordinator Bachelor of Contemporary Music
Music educator, composer, performer. Teaches into Contemporary Music program with expertise in jazz, classical, popular; audio engineering; ensemble direction and arranging.
Composer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist. Teaches musicianship, ensembles, music technology, screen sound and industry/career development.
Wes specialises in contemporary, post-1960s art and visual culture. His research interests include image-based art, art as pedagogy, and the art-historical underpinnings of the hipster. He was appointed by the Australia Council for the Arts as a peer-assessor in 2019.
Background in photography and film. Teaches Media Studies. Research interests are cinema, post-colonialism, politics of everyday life. Works primarily with first year students transiting to uni life.
One of the top drum educators whose students are some of the most in-demand drummers in Australian music industry. An exemplar of translating real industry skills into an academic environment.
Dr Gregory P. Smith is an academic, social researcher and author. He has been with Southern Cross University since 2007. He completed his PhD in 2016 which focused on issues faced by adults who experienced out-of-home care. Dr Smith is currently a lecturer of Social Sciences in the Faculty of Business Law and Arts.
Media lecturer teaching journalism and digital storytelling. Extensive professional journalism including audio-based journalism and documentary. Leads student reporting team at Byron Writers Festival.
Course Coordinator Bachelor of Digital Media (acting)
Uwe has held academic roles in undergraduate and postgraduate design and serious games programs at several Australian universities. Uwe’s most recent projects have involved interdisciplinary research in collaboration with education, allied health, and mental health professionals from various fields of expertise. Uwe is a protagonist of digital fabrication and creative technologies.
Contact the Faculty of Business, Law and Arts
|Executive Dean of Faculty||Associate Dean (Education)||Associate Dean (Research)|
|Professor Mike Ewing||Ms Helen Walsh||Professor Darshana Sedera|
|T: +61 7 5589 3054
|T: +61 2 6620 3848
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