DR. SEV OZDOWSKI
Director, Equity and Diversity, Western Sydney University, Australia
Dr. Sev Ozdowski is the Director of Equity and Diversity at the Western Sydney University and an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at Sydney University. Sev Ozdowski is a human rights advocate, educator and social researcher, former senior civil servant. He was the Australian Human Rights Commissioner and served at Disability Discrimination Commissioner from 2000 to 2005. Dr. Ozdowski is known for his support for Polish Solidarity movement in the 1980`s, and for his defense of human rights of refugees, especially child asylum seekers detained in Australia and people with disabilities and mental illness as well as for his contribution to multicultural policies in Australia.