Team Category: Project Team

Eryn Coffey

Eryn Coffey is the PACE International Program Coordinator and is responsible for the planning and development of the PACE International program.


Samantha Gilchrist

As a PACE International Programs Officer for the last 2 years, Samantha has been assisting with the mobilisation of Macquarie University students that participate in PACE International activities.


Dr Maria Amigo

Dr Maria Amigo is a social anthropologist with expertise on children in the developing world. She completed her doctoral studies at the Department of Anthropology at Sydney University on child labour in rural Indonesia.


Dr Michaela Baker

Dr Michaela Baker (PhD, Macquarie U) is Academic Director of Professional and Community Engagement in the Faculty of Arts at Macquare University.


Dr Felicity Rawlings-Sanaei

Dr Felicity Rawlings-Sanaei (PhD, UCL Institute of Education) is an educational researcher with expertise in intercultural education. Her doctoral research on the Felicity Rawlings-Sanaei 11122012 PW-0217internationalisation of curriculum and her more recent research on university-community engagement, teaching practice in higher education and service learning informs her contribution to the project.


Dr Laura Hammersley

Dr Laura Hammersley is a Research Associate on the Classroom of Many Cultures project. Laura is an early career academic having received her PhD in 2015 from the Department of Geography and Planning at Macquarie University.


Dr Rebecca Bilous

Dr Rebecca Bilous is the Project Manager for the “Classroom of Many Cultures” project. In addition she is also a Lecturer in PACE, working closely with Kate Lloyd to prepare students for international PACE placements. To both roles she brings extensive teaching experience from the museum and primary school sectors, and more recently, from the tertiary sector.


Professor Greg Downey

Professor Greg Downey (PhD, U of Chicago) is Head of the Department of Anthropology at Macquarie University. As an anthropologist, Greg has extensive fieldwork experience in Central and South America and in the Pacific, and he has taught the Department of Anthropology’s core curriculum on human rights and economic anthropology since he came to Australia in 2006.


Associate Professor Kate Lloyd

Associate Professor Kate Lloyd, (PhD, USyd) is the senior Academic Developer for the Professional and Community Engagement Initiative. Kate has worked on a number of innovative projects such as the Mekong and Ha Long Bay e-Sim, ALTC funded project EnRoLE (Encouraging Role Based Online Learning Environments) where, as MQ cluster leader and part of the national team, she created a Community of Practice for innovative role play, and currently holds a grant on innovative ways of practicing and documenting reflection for learning.