The Board of the Institute for Social Science Research provides independent advice and guidance on the Institute's strategic directions and performance in research, learning and engagement. ISSR is grateful to Board Members who volunteer their time and substantial expertise, and who are committed to the Institute's success.

  • John McGagh

    Board Chair
    Institute for Social Science Research
  • Professor Alastair McEwan

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    Dean, UQ Graduate School
    The University of Queensland
  • Dr Tim Reddel

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    Group Manager, Policy Office
    Australian Department of Social Services
  • Anne Hampshire

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    Head of Research and Advocacy
    The Smith Family
  • Michael Hogan

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    Director-General
    Queensland Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women
  • Dr Paul Jelfs

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    General Manager (Population & Social Statistics Division)
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Professor Mark Western

    Director
    Institute for Social Science Research
  • Ms Bronwyn Diffey

    Deputy Director (Strategy & Operations)
    Institute for Social Science Reseach
    Board Secretary & D/Director (Strategy & Operations)
    Institute for Social Science Research
  • Professor Heather Zwicker

    Executive Dean
    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research