Dr Mel Henry
Equity Advisor (Seconded)
Dr Mel Henry is an experienced higher education equity practitioner and researcher with in-depth knowledge of the low SES and online student experience. She holds a PhD in educational psychology, specialising in online student expectations, experiences and outcomes; and has led Curtin University’s Student Equity Strategy since 2012. Mel currently oversees Curtin’s allocation of Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) funding and associated initiatives. She has also led the development and implementation of institution-wide diversity and inclusion strategies and projects, including the widely acclaimed Curtin AHEAD equity outreach program as well as diversity and inclusion staff development programs.