Professor Peta Sanderson
Pro Vice Chancellor, International

Phone: 9433 0846

Professor Peta Sanderson was educated at The University of Western Australia (UWA), where she received undergraduate qualifications in geology and geomorphology, and her PhD in coastal process studies. During this time, was a tutor at UWA, and was  a sessional lecturer at Notre Dame between 1995 and 1997. Subsequently, Peta  served as Assistant Professor in Geography at the National University of Singapore, before returning to Notre Dame in August 2000. Peta’s research interests encompass coastal evolution, land-ocean interactions and environmental change, and she has been involved in research on the rapidly changing environments of Sumatra, Indonesia, the coastal plains of Northern Australia and on the macrotidal coasts of the Kimberley.  

Peta has a passion for international education and a commitment to service and social justice issues both within Australia and internationally.