Fellows & Life Members

2014

Dr Judith MacCallum BSc (Hons), DipEd Newcastle, BEdSt, MEd, PhD (Murd) is Associate Professor in the School of Education, Murdoch University. (Life Member)

2013

Dr Clare McBeath Dip T, BA (Adelaide), MA(Ed) (Southampton), PhD (Curtin), active in WAIER since 1986, is publisher and editor for IIER. Clare was a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Curriculum Theory and Practice at Curtin University of Technology until retiring in 2003. (Life Member)

Dr Roger Atkinson Bsc (Agric) Hons, PhD (UWA) retired mid-2001 from Murdoch University after 22 years service in the External Studies Unit and its successors. A member of WAIER since 1994, he initiated the WAIER and IIER websites in the mid-nineties. (Life Member)

2011

Dr Lina Pellicione Dip Teach, BEd, PG Dip Ed Studies, MEd, PhD (Curtin) is Associate Professor and Head of School in the School of Education, Curtin University.

2010

Dr Susan Beltman BA (Hons), Dip Ed (UWA), MEd PhD (Murdoch) is with the School of Education, Curtin University. Sue has been a WAIER Committee Member since 1997, including terms as Secretary and Vice-President.

Dr Jan Gray BEd, MEd, PhD is with the School of Education, Edith Cowan University. Jan has been a WAIER Committee Member since 2003, including terms as Forum Convenor.

2009

Dr Lesley Newhouse-Maiden PhD (Curtin), MA (Educ) (Durham), MSc (Durham), BSc (Durham) is an adjunct senior lecturer in the School of Education at Edith Cowan University. Lesley has been a WAIER Committee Member since 2001.

Dr Judy MacCallum BSc (Hons) (NSW), DipEd (Newcastle, NSW), BEdStudies (Queensland), MEd (Murdoch), PhD (Murdoch) is currently Dean of the School of Education, Murdoch University. Judy has been a WAIER Committee Member since 1994.

2008

Dr Clare McBeath Dip T, BA (Adelaide), MA(Ed) (Southampton), PhD (Curtin), active in WAIER since 1986, is publisher and editor for IIER. Clare was a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Curriculum Theory and Practice at Curtin University of Technology until retiring in 2003.

Dr Roger Atkinson Bsc (Agric) Hons, PhD (UWA) retired mid-2001 from Murdoch University after 22 years service in the External Studies Unit and its successors. A member of WAIER since 1994, he initiated the WAIER and IIER websites in the mid-nineties.

2007

Dr Susan Hall PhD is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Murdoch University’s School of Education. Susan was a WAIER Committee Member 1991-93 and 1997-98, and a presenter for several WAIER Seminars.

Dr Philip Paioff BA (UWA), Dip Ed (UWA), THC, BEd (UWA), MEd Mgt (UWA), EdD (UWA) has served on WAIER’s Committee continuously since 1992, including terms as Treasurer, Vice-President and President. With a distinguished record in professional development for teachers, he is currently Manager Professional Learning in the SSTU of WA.

2006

Dr Philip Deschamp BA BEd PhD served on WAIER’s executive during the1980s including the positions of President, Vice-President and Secretary. After a distinguished career in education, he continues a research involvement as a Director of EasyMark Pty Ltd.

2005

Professor Tony Ryan held the position of Dean of Research, Vice Chancellery, University of Notre Dame Australia. Tony joined WAIER in the mid 1970s and his distinguished service has included periods as Vice President and President.

Professor Graham Dellar held the position of Dean, Faculty of Education, Language Studies & Social Work, Curtin University of Technology. He served WAIER in the portfolios of Treasurer, Vice President and President.

Dr Beverley Webster held the position of Post Doctoral Research Fellow at ECU, was a member of WAIER’s executive since the mid-1990s, including distinguished service in the positions of Secretary from 1998 to 2003, and Forum Convenor from 1997 to 2003.

2004

Associate Professor Gary Partington held the position of Director of the Centre for Indigenous Australian Knowledge at Edith Cowan University. His work has seen him win in excess of a million dollars in grants to research and project manage studies in Indigenous education. He served on WAIER’s executive for almost 15 years.

Associate Professor Andrew Taggart joined WAIER in the late 1980s and served on the executive for over 10 years. Andrew has produced numerous publications and informed a range of high level committees on the direction and progressive development of physical education courses throughout Australia.