New appointments

Keryn Negri appointed Executive Director

Keryn Negri was appointed Executive Director of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE). Keryn joined MGSE from the Victorian Public Service where she has held a range of senior policy and executive management roles. 

Over her twenty-year career, Keryn has worked across a number of departments and portfolios, driving complex legislative reform, implementing new policy initiatives and leading high performing teams. For the past six years Keryn has been CEO of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). 

Professor Sophie Arkoudis

Professor Sophie Arkoudis was appointed Associate Dean (Research) and commenced her new role on 1 January 2020 for a three-year term. 

Professor Lorraine Graham 

Professor Lorraine Graham was appointed Associate Dean International and Engagement and commenced her new role on 1 January 2020 for a three-year term.

Associate Professor John Quay

Associate Professor John Quay was appointed Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching) and commenced his new role on 1 January 2020 for a three-year term. 

Professor Nicola Yelland

Professor Nicola Yelland from Flinders University has been appointed to lead Early Childhood Education & Care at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.  

Dr Sean Kang

Dr Sean Kang joined the Melbourne Graduate School of Education as a Lecturer in July last year. Sean received his PhD in Cognition Psychology from Washington University. ​

Professor William Locke

Professor William Locke from University College London has been appointed Director of the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education at MGSE.

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