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

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Begins Semester 1, 2019
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The Australian National University (ANU) has reaffirmed its position as a leading global university with the latest rankings listing four subjects in the world's top 10, and 13 subjects listed in the top 20 in the world.
Sally Wheeler
Meet Professor Sally Wheeler OBE, the new Dean of the ANU College of Law. Professor Wheeler has come to ANU from the Queen's University Belfast where she recently served a five-year term as Head of the School of Law.
Jessup team 2018
The 2018 ANU Jessup mooting team succeeded in reaching the quarter-finals before they were defeated on Friday afternoon.

Upcoming events

1.00PM to 2.30PM Seminar
  • Associate Professor Cath Ellis, UNSW

Contract cheating is the obtaining or purchasing of assignments or coursework for submission, written by someone other than the person submitting the work. This form of cheating has become a prevalent form of cheating for University students.

Past events

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1.00PM to 2.00PM Law Week Roadshow
  • Ms Pauline Bomball, ANU College of Law
  • Mr Cameron Roles, ANU College of Law
  • Professor Peta Spender, Deputy Dean, ANU College of Law
  • Professor Sally Wheeler, Dean, ANU College of Law

This panel will examine the disruptions caused by the market and technology and consider regulatory responses.

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

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