Professor Gerry Turcotte
Executive Dean

Phone: 02 8204 4102

Gerry Turcotte is Executive Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and Associate Provost of the Sydney Campus. He is President of the Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH), President of the Association for Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ACSANZ), and Past Secretary of the International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS).

He is the author and editor of some 16 books including most recently Peripheral Fear: Transformations of the Gothic in Canadian and Australian Fiction (2009) and Unsettled Remains: Canadian Literature and the Postcolonial Gothic, edited with Cynthia Sugars (2009), which was shortlisted for the prestigious Gabrielle Roy Prize for literary criticism. His creative writing includes four collections of poetry and a novel, Flying in Silence, which was published in Canada and in Australia and shortlisted for The Age Book of the Year in 2001.

He is the winner of the 2000 OCTAL/Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching & Learning (University of Wollongong), an inaugural winner of the 2001 New South Wales Government/ACE Teaching Excellence Award, and a recipient of the 2006 Carrick Award for Australian University Teaching Excellence.