Our Advisers

Each adviser at the Faculty of Law has their own specific area of interest and expertise.

Student Advisers

Student Academic and Support Adviser (Part I)

Kelly Zhong
Bldg 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 810.241
Phone: +64 9 923 7939
Email: k.zhong@auckland.ac.nz
 

Student Academic and Support Adviser (Postgraduate and International)

Angela Vaai
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.33
Phone: +64 9 923 8180
Emaila.vaai@auckland.ac.nz
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Student Academic and Support Adviser (Undergraduate and Equity)

Jemimah Khoo
Bldg 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 810.230
Phone: +64 9 923 2826
Email: j.khoo@auckland.ac.nz
 

Student Support and Experience Adviser 

TBC
 

Student Academic and Experience Adviser 

Martyna Zyskowska
Bldg 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.32
Phone: +64 9 923 3096
Emailm.zyskowska@auckland.ac.nz
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Student Development and Engagement Manager (Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes)

Suranjika Tittawella
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.42
Phone: +64 9 923 6396
Emails.tittawella@auckland.ac.nz
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Career Development and Employer Engagement Manager

Clodagh Higgins
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.23
Phone: +64 9 923 8086
Emailc.higgins@auckland.ac.nz
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Student Academic and Support Adviser (Pouāwhina Māori)

Grace Abbott
Building 810, 1-11 Short St
Level 2
Room 2.34
Phone: +64 9 923 8801
Email: g.abbott@auckland.ac.nz
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Student Academic and Support Adviser (Pasifika)

Manuesina Mahina
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.31
Phone: +64 9 923 5019
Emailm.mahina@auckland.ac.nz

Associate Deans

Associate Dean (Academic)

Bronwyn Davies
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 5
Room 5.31
Phone: +64 9 923 3840
Emailbronwyn.davies@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Dean (Equity)

Carrie Leonetti
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.10
Phone: +64 9 923 4313
Email: carrie.leonetti@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Dean (Māori and Tumuaki)

Dr Fleur Te Aho
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 7
Room 7.25
Phone: +64 9 923 7240
Email: f.teaho@auckland.ac.nz
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Acting Associate Dean (Pasifika)

Treasa Dunworth
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 7
Room 7.29
Phone: +64 9 923 8008
Email: t.dunworth@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Dean (Postgraduate and International) 

Associate Professor Chris Noonan
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 7
Room 7.43
Phone: +64 9 923 7444
Email: c.noonan@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Dean (Research)

Professor David Grinlinton
Building 801, 9 Eden Crescent
Level 4
Room 4.16
Phone: +64 9 923 7230
Email: d.grinlinton@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)

Rob Batty
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 5
Room 5.29
Phone: +64 9 923 4370
Email: r.batty@auckland.ac.nz
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Assistant Deans

Assistant Dean (Academic): Honours, Scholarships and Prizes Coordinator  

Associate Professor Scott Optican
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.08
Phone: +64 9 923 5637
Email: s.optican@auckland.ac.nz
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Assistant Dean (Research)

Associate Professor Vincent Cogliati-Bantz
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 2
Room 2.04
Phone: +64 9 923 6690
Email: v.cogliati-bantz@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Advisers

Faculty Adviser to LGBTI students

Professor Ron Paterson
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 2
Room 2.18
Phone: +64 9 923 8028
Email: r.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to LGBTI students

Professor Jane Kelsey
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 2
Room 2.12
Phone: +64 9 923 8006
Email: j.kelsey@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Advisers for students applying to overseas universities (UK/US/HK/AUS)

Professor Michael Littlewood
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 2
Room 2.17
Phone: +64 9 923 5633
Email: m.littlewood@auckland.ac.nz 
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Associate Professor Scott Optican
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.08
Phone: +64 9 923 5637
Email: s.optican@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser for students with disabilities

Karen Fairweather
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 2
Room 2.08
Phone: +64 9 923 2756
Email: k.fairweather@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to students from refugee backgrounds

Dr Anna Hood
Building 810, 1-11 Short St
Level 7
Room 7.13
Phone: +64 9 923 2242
Email: a.hood@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to students from lower socio-economic backgrounds

Dr Katherine Doolin
Building 810, 1-11 Short St
Level 7
Room 7.33
Phone: +64 9 923 5638
Email: k.doolin@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to students who are parents

Professor Julia Tolmie (Semester One)
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 7
Room 7.09
Phone: +64 9 923 7837
Email: j.tolmie@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to women students

Dr Anna Hood
Building 810, 1-11 Short St
Level 7
Room 7.13
Phone: +64 9 923 2242
Email: a.hood@auckland.ac.nz
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