Professor Sally Wheeler OBE, MRIA, FAcSS, FAAL

Dean
MA, DPhil (Oxon)
+61 2 6125 4124
Room 7.3.15

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Biography

Professor Sally Wheeler, OBE MRIA FAcSS FAAL is the Pro-Vice Chancellor for International Strategy and Dean of ANU College of Law. 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 Years' Honours list, Sally was awarded an OBE for services to higher education in Northern Ireland.

Recent news

21
Jul
2019
Marcus Dahl
ANU College of Law alumnus Marcus Dahl (BSc/LLB (Hons) ’18) reflects on highlights of his studies and six-month placement as a foreign law clerk at the Constitutional Court of South Africa.
13
Jul
2019
ANU College of Law December 2018 graduation.
New alumni Marcus Dahl (BSc/LLB (Hons) '18) and Suchara Fernando (BAsSt/LLB (Hons) ’18) explain the origins of a recently established graduation tradition: the ANU College of Law Pledge.
16
Apr
2019
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.
21
Feb
2019
Image shows Scott Chamberlain and the College's north wing building
ANU first Australian partner in global University Blockchain Research Initiative

Past events

05
Aug
2019
Hand indicating the stop sign
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.

07
Mar
2019
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.

Currently supervising

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    Topic: A Financial System that Promotes a Sustainable and Inclusive Economy: Turning Ideas into Reality

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