Professor Sally Wheeler OBE, MRIA, FAcSS, FAAL

MA, DPhil (Oxon)
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Professor Sally Wheeler, OBE MRIA FAcSS FAAL is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International & Corporate). Prior to taking up these positions at ANU, Sally was a Professor and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise at Queen's University Belfast. 

Sally was elected to the Academy of Social Sciences and the Royal Irish Academy in 2011 and 2013, respectively. She became a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law in 2018. Sally 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. 

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

Recent news

Reclaiming a place for the law in the AI age
A new co-edited book with contributions from several ANU Law scholars examines the relationship between law and artificial intelligence (AI), and explores the need for law-based regulation of AI.
True Justice: Deep Listening
ANU Bachelor of Laws (Hons) students will participate in a landmark First Nations-led exemplar course taught in the Northern Territory in 2022.
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A research paper by ANU Law Dean Professor Sally Wheeler OBE has been shortlisted Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Article Prize 2021.
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Meet Inspiring Woman of ANU Law, Professor Sally Wheeler OBE.

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Past events

Practical Guide to Law and Protests in the ACT Launch
6.00PM to 7.30PM Launch
  • The Honourable Shane Rattenbury

Join GreenLaw and the Law Reform and Social Justice Program (LRSJ) in the launch of the first ever comprehensive Practical Guide to Law and Protests in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

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5.30PM to 7.00PM Seminar
  • Professor Sally Wheeler OBE
  • Kieran Pender

The International Bar Association, together with The Australian National University, the Law Council of Australia, the ACT Law Society, the ACT Bar Association the Australian Academy of Law, will host a panel event to discuss findings from the IBA’s report Us Too? Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession.

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.

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