Professor Romy Lawson has been appointed by Murdoch University for the key position of Deputy Vice Chancellor – Education.
Professor Lawson has been actively involved in teaching and learning development in higher education for over 20 years in both the UK and Australia. She was previously Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) at Edith Cowan University, and prior to accepting this role she was Director of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum at the University of Wollongong where she led a large and very active team in areas including strategic curriculum development, technology enhanced learning and learning development. She has also held key learning and teaching positions at James Cook University and University of Technology Sydney.
She has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology and Physical Education, a Master of Philosophy and PhD from the University of Wales, Bangor.