Current committee members

Associate Professor Tahmina Rashid (President)
Associate Professor Global Studies
University of Canberra
Research biography
2020-Current

Dr Kearrin Sims (Vice-President)
Lecturer, Development Studies
College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University
Research biography
2021-Current

Associate Professor Anthony Ware (Secretary)
Associate Professor of International and Community Development
Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University
Research biography
2020-Current

Dr Joyce Wu (Treasurer)
Research Fellow
Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Research biography
2020-Current

Dr Philippa Smales (Industry Member)
Research for Development Impact Network (RDI Network)
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2020-Current

Francesca Earp (Student Representative)
Division of Tropical Environments & Societies
College of Arts, Society and Education, James Cook University
Research biography
2021-Current

Dr. Ana Carballo (Ordinary Member)
Research Fellow, School of Geography
University of Melbourne
Research biography
2020-Current

Dr. Charles Mphande (Ordinary Member)
Senior Lecturer, International & Community Development
Victoria University
Research biography
2020-Current

Dr. Matthew Mabefam (Ordinary Member)
Lecturer, Development Studies
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne
Research biography
2021-Current

Associate Professor Susan Engel (Ordinary Member)
Lecturer, Development Studies and International Studies
School of Humanities and Social Inquiry, University of Wollongong
Research biography
2021-Current

Previous Committee Members:

Associate Professor Tanya Jakimow (President)
Future Fellow
Australian Research Council
2019-2020
Associate Professor  Bina Fernandez (Vice-President)
Associate Professor in Development Studies
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne
2020-2021
Lauren Tynan (Student Representative)
Department of Geography and Planning
Faculty of Arts, Macquarie University
2020-2021
Vicki Ware (Ordinary Member)
Lecturer
Deakin University
2019-2020
Nichole Georgeou (Ordinary Member)
Associate Dean
Western Sydney University
2019-2020
Dr Rochelle Spencer (Ordinary Member)
Senior Lecturer
Murdoch University
2020-2021
Dr Kearrin Sims (Ordinary Member)
Lecturer, Development Studies
College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University
2020-2021

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