Our staff

The IES team

From left to right: Xavier, John, Nic, Sandy, Tim, Isabelle, Sister Mary Benedicta and Annette.

IES Staff

A/Prof. John Rees
Acting Director, Institute for Ethics & Society
Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations 

Prof. Sandra Lynch
Professor of Moral Philosophy
Convener, Bioethics & Healthcare Ethics research focus area

Dr. Annette Pierdziwol
Acting Assistant Director, Institute for Ethics & Society
Research Associate / Lecturer

Co-convener, Moral Philosophy & Ethics Education research focus area

Dr. Rosemary Hancock
Research Associate / Lecturer
Convener, Religion & Global Society research focus area
Managing Editor, Solidarity

Tim Smartt
Research Associate / Lecturer
Co-convener, Moral Philosophy & Ethics Education research focus area

Xavier Symons
Research Associate / Associate Lecturer

Dr. Megan Best
Research Associate / Senior Lecturer

Dr. Clare O'Callaghan
Research Associate / Senior Lecturer

Sr. Mary Julian Ekman
Research Associate / Lecturer

Nic Zumaran
Officer for Engagement & Public Affairs

Isabelle Baker
Administrative Officer

Affiliates

Prof. Margo Somerville
Professor of Bioethics (School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney)

A/Prof. Natasha Michael
(Discipline Lead, Palliative Care, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney)

Prof. Professor Renée Köhler-Ryan
Dean, School of Philosophy & Theology, University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney)

Adjuncts

Most Reverend Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop of Sydney
Professor of Moral Theology and Bioethics, Institute for Ethics and Society and School of Philosophy and Theology, University of Notre Dame Australia

Most Rev Bishop Richard Umbers
Auxiliary Bishop, Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney

Prof. Keith McNaught
WA Regional Director Mission Integration WA, St John of God Health Care

Prof. James Franklin
School of Mathematics & Statistics, University of New South Wales

Dr. Pippa Grange
Head of People & Team Development, The Football Association, UK

Dr. Pablo Jimenez
Alumni Manager, Fulbright Commission

Dr. Nigel Zimmermann
Senior Adviser, Church Policy within the Office of Government, Policy and Strategy, Australian Catholic University

Patrick Langrell
Program Manager, Berggruen Institute

Dr. Emma Wood

Dr. Stefania Varnero Rawson

Dr Daniel Fleming
Group Manager, Ethics & Formation, St Vincent’s Health Australia

Rev. Darryl Mackie
Mission Manager, St Vincent’s Private Hospital