Vice President

Research Supervisors

  • La Salle Academy for Faith Formation & Religious Education

  • Professor Chris Branson

    Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor

    Phone : (07) 3623 7301 (Brisbane) Email :

    Research Interests:
    Educational Leadership ; Organisational Change ; Values and Leadership ; Ethics and Leadership ; Wisdom ; Human Resource Management ; HRM ; Self-Reflection ; Curriculum Leadership ; Social Justice ;

  • Associate Professor William Sultmann

    Accreditation in-progress - Supervisor is eligible to co-supervise with another fully accredited supervisor (Principal Supervisor)

    William Sultmann AM (Dip T, B Ed St, BA, Dip Psych, Grad Cert Theol; M Ed St, M Ed Lead, PhD (UQ), PhD (ACU), MAPS, ACTA, FACE, FILM)
    William (Bill) Sultmann is a teacher, psychologist, practical theologian and leader with senior executive and governance roles in education, health and welfare sectors across Government and Catholic sectors. He has chaired and participated in multiple state and national bodies in welfare and education and consulted nationally and internationally. He has published comprehensively through books, monographs and journals in areas of Special Education, Language and Reading, Interpersonal and Educational Psychology, School Renewal, Christian Leadership, and Catholic School Identity. Qualifications span arts, education, psychology, and leadership with research doctorates in Educational Psychology and Pastoral Theology. Adjunct professorial positions are held with two universities and fellowships exist within education, management and leadership professional bodies. Current responsibilities include university teaching, professional writing, and community engagement in not-for-profit governance boards. Bill holds the position of Associate Professor and Director of Catholic School Identity and Mission within ACU with responsibilities as Deputy Dean within the La Salle Academy. He is married to Noelene, lives in Noosa Heads, Queensland and delights in the association with his family Clare and Cam Stewart, and grandchildren William, Joseph and Amelia. In 2019 Bill was honored in the Queen's Birthday Honors as a Member of the Order of Australia.

    Phone : 0427138414 (North Sydney) Email :

    Research Interests:
    Education, Psychology, Theology, Reading, ; Educational Psychology, Special Education ; Educational Leadership, Counselling, ; Religious Education, Mission and Ministry ;