Professor Matt McGuire is the Dean of School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Provost of Bankstown Campus, Milperra. He is a Professor of English Literature. Professor McGuire has 20 years’ of work experience in the tertiary education sector in the UK and Australia. The first part of his career was spent at the University of Glasgow. The second part has been at Western Sydney University. In the past 10 years he has held a number of senior management roles. These include: Deputy Dean, Director of Higher Degrees by Research, Deputy and Acting Director of the Writing and Society Research Centre; and Head of Discipline.

He has held a number of national leadership positions including Vice President and President of the peak body of his discipline (Australian Universities’ Heads of English). Currently, Professor McGuire is a Board Member of DASSH, the Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities. Professor McGuire’s qualifications include Master of Arts, Honours and a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh. Recently he has completed the Executive MBA at the Sydney Graduate School of Management.

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