Professor Sally Wheeler OBE, MRIA, FAcSS

MA, DPhil (Oxon)

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Professor Sally Wheeler, OBE MRIA FAcSS is the Dean of ANU College of Law. Prior to taking up this position she was a Professor and Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Enterprise at Queen's University Belfast. 

Professor Wheeler was elected to the Academy of Social Sciences and the Royal Irish Academy in 2011 and 2013, respectively. She was the Head of the School of Law at Queen's University Belfast for several years where she also served as Interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS), Dean of Internationalisation (AHSS) and, in 2017, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Enterprise. Professor Wheeler is the author or co-author of several books on corporate governance, over 70 articles or book chapters, and she has edited or co-edited nine other books. Professor Wheeler has given major addresses and led workshops around the world, and has also been cited as "one of the world’s leading experts" on the governance of pensions.

In the 2017 New Years Honours list, Professor Wheeler was awarded an OBE for services to higher education in Northern Ireland.

Recent news

Emeritus Professor Michael Coper AO FAAL
Emeritus Professor Michael Coper AO, FAAL, an eminent scholar of constitutional law and the ANU College of Law’s longest-serving Dean, passed away on 13 April 2019 in Canberra.
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Jessup team 2018
The 2018 ANU Jessup mooting team succeeded in reaching the quarter-finals before they were defeated on Friday afternoon.

Past events

ANU Prizes Ceremony 2019
5.30PM to 8.00PM Celebration
  • Professor Sally Wheeler OBE
  • Associate Professor Heather Roberts

The ANU College of Law hosts its annual Prizes Ceremony which acknowledges the achievements of our students and the contribution and support of our donors.

Please note, only a small selection of recent publications and activities are listed below.

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