New Dean of Engagement and Dean of Business School start at Murdoch

Tracy and Noordin standing together

Two respected senior academic leaders have recently started with the College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Science at Murdoch University.

Associate Professor Noordin Shehabuddeen is the College’s new Dean of Engagement and will play a key role in leveraging external engagement and partnerships to increase deep and meaningful collaboration with business, government and not-for-profit sectors.

Associate Professor Shehabuddeen has extensive experience in strategic industry engagement, and has held leadership roles nationally and internationally. He has held positions at the University of the West of England, Swinburne University of Technology, University of Liverpool, and the University of Cambridge.

Professor Tracy Taylor, an award winning educator and respected scholar with a strong background in business school management, is the new Dean of the Murdoch Business School.

Professor Taylor is looking forward to leading the School’s innovations in teaching and course design,  strengthening the position of the School, and increased community and industry collaboration.

Having held several senior management roles Professor Taylor has extensive leadership experience in the higher education sector, with international accreditation organisations, and in Executive Leadership courses for corporate, community and not-for-profit organisations. 

Murdoch University Pro Vice Chancellor Professor Grant O’Neill said Murdoch was pleased to appoint both Associate Professor Shehabuddeen and Professor Taylor into these important strategic roles for the University.


Professor Taylor and Associate Professor Shehabuddeen bring a wealth of experience and truly outstanding knowledge and capability to the University.  I’m delighted to have them as key members of the College’s executive team, and I know that they will make a positive difference for our students and other stakeholders.”  

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