Our people

IES Staff
Left to right: Xavier Symons, Tim Smartt, Nic Zumaran, Annette Pierdziwol, John Lippitt, Rosemary Hancock, John Rees, Kate Jones, Megan Best

Staff

Prof John Lippitt
Director, IES
Professor of Philosophy

Dr Annette Pierdziwol
Assistant Director, IES
Research Associate / Senior Lecturer

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

Prof John Rees
Senior Research Associate, IES
Professor of Politics & International Relations

Co-convener, Religion & Global Ethics research focus area

Dr Megan Best
Research Associate / Senior Lecturer
Bioethics & Healthcare Ethics research focus area

Dr Rosemary Hancock
Research Associate / Lecturer
Co-convener, Religion & Global Ethics research focus area
Managing Editor, Solidarity

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

Dr Kate Jones
Research Fellow (Spiritual Care in Healthcare). Industry-linked ECR Fellowship with St Vincent’s Health Network

Emma Kohen
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)

Professor Tracey Rowland
St John Paul II Chair of Theology

Adjuncts

Prof Sandra Lynch
Professor of Moral Philosophy and Founding Director, IES

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 Xavier Symons
Adjunct Lecturer

Dr Pablo Jimenez
Adjunct Lecturer

Dr Nigel Zimmermann
Principal Advisor to the Archbishop, Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne

Dr Laura D'Olimpio
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy of Education, University of Birmingham

Dr Emma Wood

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

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

Dr Anthony Gooley
Manager Mission Services, Catholic Health Australia