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List of Heads of Departments (HODs)

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Last Modified: Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Academic Division

Name Position Section/Department/School/Division
Professor V A Squire Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic & International
Professor A Harland Head HEDC

Division of Commerce / School of Business HODs

Name Position Section/Department/School/Division
Professor G L Benwell Pro-Vice-Chancellor Division of Commerce
Professor C Campbell-Hunt Head Department of Accountancy & Finance
Professor Alfred Haug Head Department of Economics
Professor M Winikoff Head Department of Information Science
Associate Professor Ian McAndrew Head Department of Management
Associate Professor R Aitken Head Department of Marketing
Associate Professor Hazel Tucker Head Department of Tourism
Mr I Lafferty Director Executive Programmes

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Division of Health Sciences HODs

Name Position Section/Department/School/Division
Professor P Crampton Pro-Vice-Chancellor Division of Health Sciences

Faculty of Dentistry

Professor A Rich (Acting) Dean School of Dentistry
Professor K M Lyons Head Oral Rehabilitation
Professor R D Cannon Head Oral Sciences
Professor A R Rich Head Oral Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences
Professor J A Kieser Director Sir John Walsh Research Institute

Faculty of Medicine

Professor P Crampton Dean Faculty of Medicine

Otago School of Medical Sciences

Associate Professor PA Cragg Dean Otago School of Medical Sciences
Professor N Gemmell Head Department of Anatomy & Structural Biology
Professor K L Krause Head Department of Biochemistry
Professor V K Ward Head Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Associate Professor R J Rosengren Head Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Professor Brian Hyland Head Department of Physiology

University of Otago, Christchurch

Professor P R Joyce Dean University of Otago, Christchurch
Professor E A Shipton Head Department of Anaesthesia
Professor L J Toop Head Department of General Practice
Associate Professor L E L Beckert Head Department of Medicine
Associate Professor P H Sykes Head Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Associate Professor G J Hooper Head Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine
Professor A Day Head Department of Paediatrics
Professor D R Murdoch Head Department of Pathology
Associate Professor GM Abel Head Department of Population Health
Professor R T Mulder Head Department of Psychological Medicine
Dr M A Hurrell Head Radiology (Section)
Professor F A Frizelle Head Department of Surgery
Dr Philippa Seaton Head Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies

Dunedin School of Medicine

Professor BJ Taylor Dean Dunedin School of Medicine
Professor P W Glue Head Department of Psychological Medicine
Associate Professor C Jaye Head Department of General Practice & Rural Health
Professor R J Walker Head Department of Medicine
Associate Professor S Young Head Department of Pathology
Professor J L Connor Head Department of Preventive & Social Medicine
Associate Professor M Thompson-Fawcett Head Department of Surgical Sciences
Professor W R Gillett Head Department of Women's & Children's Health

University of Otago, Wellington

Professor S Collings Dean University of Otago, Wellington
Associate Professor D C Galletly Head Department of Surgery & Anaesthesia
Ms K L Coleman Head Department of Radiation Therapy
Associate Professor S Mann Head Department of Medicine
Professor K C Pringle Head Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Associate Professor D E Elder Head Department of Paediatrics & Child Health
Dr Diane Kenwright Head Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine
Associate Professor S R H Pullon Head Department of Primary Healthcare and General Practice
Professor P M Ellis Head Department of Psychological Medicine
Professor P R Edwards Head Department of Public Health

School of Pharmacy

Professor S B Duffull Dean School of Pharmacy

School of Physiotherapy

Professor G D Baxter Dean School of Physiotherapy

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Division of Humanities HODs

Name Position Section/Department/School/Division
Professor B D Moloughney Pro-Vice-Chancellor Division of Humanities

Faculty of Law

Professor R M Henaghan Dean Faculty of Law

School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies

Professor M Reilly Dean Te Tumu - School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies

University of Otago College of Education

Professor L Smith Dean College of Education

Departments

Professor G Summerhayes Head Department of Anthropology and Archaeology
Associate Professor Jon Hall Head Department of Classics
Dr Chris Prentice Head Department of English
Associate Professor S J Fitzsimons Head Department of Geography
Professor Tony Ballantyne Head Department of History and Art History
Dr S C Ryan Head Department of Languages and Cultures
Associate Professor V Devadas Head Department of Media, Film and Communication
Dr G Downes Head Department of Music and Theatre Studies
Professor A Miller Head Department of Philosophy
Professor R Patman Head Department of Politics
Professor H R Campbell Head Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work
Dr W Sweetman Acting Head Department of Theology and Religion

Centres

Associate Professor N Taylor Director Children's Issues Centre
Dr J Stephenson Director Centre for the Study of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Professor A Bradstock Director Centre for Theology and Public Issues
Professor K P Clements Director National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

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Division of Sciences HODs

Name Position Section/Department/School/Division
Professor K A Hunter Pro-Vice-Chancellor Division of Sciences
Professor R Laing Head Department of Applied Sciences
Professor K J M  Dickinson Head Department of Botany
Professor L R Hanton Head Department of Chemistry
Associate Professor Michael Albert Head Department of Computer Science
Professor P J Bremer Head Department of Food Science
Professor D Prior Head Department of Geology
Emeritus Professor Dame L J Holloway Head Department of Human Nutrition
Associate Professor Abby Smith Head Department of Marine Science
Professor R J Barker Head Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Associate Professor LC Burrows (Acting) Dean School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Sciences
Associate Professor P Langhorne Head Department of Physics
Professor M W Colombo Head Department of Psychology
Professor Christine Hulbe Dean School of Surveying
Associate Professor A Cree Head Department of Zoology

 

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