Investigating how leaders in L&T units across Australian regional universities employ SET to ensure fairness and optimise their L&T benefit

CAULLT Grant Series

Friday, 28 June 2024, 12:00 – 1:30 pm AEST
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Associate Professor Gail Crimmins is the Acting Dean of the School of Business and Creative Industries and Associate Professor in Communication at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Gail is a recipient of an Australian Award for University Teaching (AAUT) National Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  As Co-Chair of UniSCs Athena Swan Implementation Committee and a National SAGE Athena Swan Advisory Committee member, Gail designs programs and advocates for policy to develop leaders’ gender competency and change agency to support the development of more equitable work structures and opportunities within universities.

Dr Sarah Casey is Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator (Communication) at the University of the Sunshine Coast. She leads projects looking at rural women’s experiences living in long-term drought in rural communities. She is the co-author of Media and Society (6th Edition), and Hashtag Feminisms: Australian media feminists, activism, and digital campaigns. Prior to becoming an academic, Sarah worked in education in Japan, in financial services in the UK and Australia and in higher education student success and retention. Sarah is the  Secretary of the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association, the national academic peak body for women’s and gender studies research. Her work has featured in academic publications, national media such as ABC Country Hour, as well as internationally in the Chicago Quarterly Review. In 2022, Sarah’s piece (with Juliet Watson) on Neighbours was included in The Conversation‘s annual yearbook.