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Adjunct Professor Craig Ellis
Our Staff
Adjunct Professor Craig Ellis
Adjunct Professor
Craig Ellis

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • BCom (Hons)
  • PhD

Research and Teaching Specialities

  • Economics
  • Innovation and Commercialisation


Craig has over 30 years higher education industry experience, with the last 11-years in senior management and executive roles including the positions of Dean at the Australian College of Applied Psychology and Asia Pacific International College. Craig has previously the positions of Associate Dean (Academic) and Acting Executive Dean at Western Sydney University, as well as Non-executive Director of Western Sydney University Enterprises (formerly UWSCollege). Craig currently additionally holds the position of Adjunct Professor at Universal Business School Sydney.

Outside of his professed expertise in Finance, Craig is expert in teaching and learning, quality assurance and enhancement in higher education, with a specific emphasis on tracking and analysing student progression and performance in higher education, and developing strategies in response to identified issues.

Craig is an active researcher has over 40 referred publications in a range of subject areas and over 700 citations. Craig has completed the supervision of several Doctoral and Honours students, as well as being an academic journal referee, text book referee, and ERA Peer Reviewer.