With more than two decades of experience in higher education leadership roles in Australia and the UK, Professor Karstadt has the strong international profile needed to advance Murdoch University’s presence in the region.
She was Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences at the University of Southern Queensland, a role she held for three years.
Prior to coming to Australia, Professor Karstadt worked for 20 years at the University of Hertfordshire. Over her tenure, she rose through the ranks to become Operational Dean, Faculty of Health & Human Sciences, and later, Associate Director – International Health Developments.
It was in her most recent roles where she developed significant networks and experience in international markets, including India and Southeast Asia.