BAg Ec (Hons), (Syd), Phd (NE), GAICD,FANZAM, PFHEA

Professor Alison Sheridan is a Professor of Management at the UNE Business School, University of New England. She completed her undergraduate degree in agricultural economics at the University of Sydney. Prior to completing her PhD in management, she worked as an agricultural economist in Australia and the US. She has held a number of leadership roles within the University, as well as on regional and national boards. Her research interests span gender and human resource management, corporate governance and regional development and she has published widely in these areas. Her co-edited book with Dr Sujana Adapa, Inclusive Leadership; Negotiating Gendered Spaces, reflects her continued interest in enabling more inclusive workplaces.


  • 2008–present
    Professor, University of New England
  • 2016–2018
    Head, UNE Business School, University of New England
  • 2013–2015
    Acting Pro Vice Chancellor Academic, University of New England
  • 2009–2013
    Head, UNE Business School , University of New England


  • 1998 
    University of New England, PhD, Management
  • 1985 
    University of Sydney, B. Agr Econ (Hons)

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