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Prossor Sally Wheeler OBE incoming Dean of the ANU College of Law

Professor Sally Wheeler OBE

Dear Colleagues

I wanted to share with our wider College community the exciting news of the appointment of our next Dean. In addition to Professor Wheeler’s many achievements and qualifications described in the Vice-Chancellor’s email, I feel that I should add that she is also a renowned corporate law scholar!

I look forward to joining you all in welcoming Sally to the College and to the Deanship.

Regards, Stephen Bottomley. Dean, ANU College of Law



Dear Colleagues,

It gives me great pleasure to announce that the University has appointed Professor Sally Wheeler OBE as the incoming Dean of the ANU College of Law, following a competitive global search.

Professor Wheeler joins ANU from a stellar career in the UK. She is currently a senior academic leader at Queen’s University Belfast, where she served a five-year term as Head of the School of Law, and has been Dean of Internationalisation for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences since 2013.

Professor Wheeler also served as interim Pro Vice-Chancellor of her Faculty in 2015, was Director of the Institute of Governance at Queens for five years to 2010, and has been Professor of Law there since 2004.

Prior to her appointment in Belfast, Professor Wheeler held notable positions in Law at both the University of Leeds, and at Birkbeck, University of London.

Professor Wheeler is an ongoing Editorial Board member of the Griffith Law Review, Law In Context, Insolvency Law and Practice.

In the 2017 New Years Honours List, Professor Wheeler received the distinction of Officer in the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her services to Higher Education in Northern Ireland.

Sally will take up the position in January 2018 and on behalf of the University, please join me in welcoming her to the ANU College of Law and to the ANU community.

With thanks, Brian Schmidt. Vice-Chancellor, ANU

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