Inspiring Stories - Professor Nicola Phillips

Staff are encouraged to submit questions in advance to  Professor Nicola Phillips for a pre-recorded Inspiring Stories interview in lieu of a live conversation this month.

Inspiring Stories with Nicola Phillips is a pre-recorded interview that you will be able to view on our website in mid-December. We invite you to submit questions for the Provost regarding her career journey, her leadership, or issues of inclusion, equity and respect in academia by clicking the button below:

Submit your question

Natalie will incorporate audience questions into the conversation with Nicola Phillips about leadership, issues of inclusion, equity and respect in academia.

Please submit your questions by 2 December. The video and transcript will be available on our Inspiring Stories webpage in December

About our guest

Professor Nicola Phillips is the Provost of the University (Academic Lead, Chancellery) and the standing deputy to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.

Before arriving at Melbourne, Nicola was Vice President and Vice Principal (Education) at King’s College London, with responsibility for King’s wide-ranging strategy for excellence and innovation in education and the student experience. She is a Professor of Political Economy. With a strong interdisciplinary orientation, Nicola’s academic interests lie in the areas of global political economy, development, and economic governance. Her research has centred on the theme of inequality in the global political economy, and in recent years has focused particularly on production and global value chains, global migration, and labour standards and exploitation, including forced and child labour.