Deputy Vice-Chancellor Inclusion and Diversity

Professor Eileen Baldry<br/>Deputy Vice-Chancellor Inclusion and Diversity

Eileen Baldry (BA, DipEd, MWP, PhD, FASSA) is Deputy Vice-Chancellor Inclusion and Diversity and Professor of Criminology at UNSW Sydney. Professor Baldry has held senior positions in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, serving as Interim Dean, Associate Dean Education and Deputy Dean and is appointed the first female Deputy Vice-Chancellor at UNSW.

Professor Baldry has taught social policy, social development and criminology over the past 30 years. Her research and publications focus on social justice and include mental health and cognitive disability in the criminal justice system; criminalised women and Indigenous Australian women and youth; education, training and employment for prisoners and ex-prisoners; homelessness and transition from prison; Indigenous justice; Indigenous social work; community development and social housing; and disability services.

Professor Baldry has been and is a Chief Investigator on the Australian Research Council (ARC), NH&MRC, AHURI and other grants over the past 25 years. She has been involved in a voluntary capacity with a number of development and justice community organisations and is currently a Director on the Board of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC).

Professor Baldry serves as Deputy Chair of the Disability Council NSW; whose role is to monitor the implementation of Government policy and advise the Minister and public authorities on emerging issues relating to people with disability.

The Division of Inclusion and Diversity at UNSW works with all staff and students across the organisation to achieve the 2025 Strategy targets around gender equity, ensuring an inclusive environment for staff and students with disability, equity in student enrolments, providing a flexible inclusive workplace, ensuring that all campuses are safe and maintaining a culturally rich and diverse inclusive University for all staff and students.

Professor Baldry was awarded the NSW Justice Medal in 2009 and in 2016 was named in the AFR/Westpac 100 most influential women in Australia

 
Kylie Brenton

Executive Assistant
Kylie Brenton
E: k.brenton@unsw.edu.au
T: +612 9385 3702

 

Postal Address
Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Inclusion and Diversity
UNSW Sydney
High Street
Kensington Sydney NSW 2052
Australia

 
Deborah Samuels

General Manager
Deborah Samuels
E: d.samuels@unsw.edu.au
T: +612 9385 2205

 

Deborah first joined UNSW in 2008 and has been working with Eileen Baldry on the equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives since August 2016, taking on the role of Manager, Inclusion and Diversity in August 2017.

 

Deborah is responsible for the effective management of the Division and has oversight of the projects implemented under the A Just Society stream of the 2025 Strategy.

 

Prior to this role, Deborah was Executive Officer in Arts and Social Sciences, and before that in the Division of Advancement. Deborah has a BA from UNSW, and Postgraduate Diplomas in Arts Administration and Project Management.

 
Ursula Brown

Executive Officer
Ursula Brown
E: u.brown@unsw.edu.au
T: +612 9385 3698

 

Ursula joined the Office of the Deputy-Vice Chancellor Inclusion and Diversity in 2017 and is responsible for providing executive support and advice to the DVC (ID) on strategic and operational matters arising across the Division.

 
Renee Falvey

Project Manager
Renee Falvey
E: r.falvey@unsw.edu.au
T: +612 9385 2735

 

Renee is responsible for coordinating a range of initiatives and projects that support the Division of Inclusion and Diversity’s strategic goals and priorities.

 

Prior to this role, Renee held several Events and Marketing positions within UNSW in External Relations, Central Marketing and UNSW Science.