Meet the Team



Professor Jaynie Anderson, University of Melbourne

Jaynie Anderson FAHA, OSI is an art historian and alumna of the University of Melbourne, where she is an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the School of Culture and Communication. In 1970
she was the first woman Rhodes Fellow at Oxford, where she remained until 1991 lecturing in art history. Until 2014 she was Herald Chair of Fine Arts at the University of Melbourne, and from 2008 to 2012 was President of the International Committee for Art History. In 2015 she received a knighthood from the President of the Republic of Italy for her distinguished research on Venetian Renaissance art.


Shane Carmody, University of Melbourne

Shane Carmody is a historian fwith a great love of libraries and archives. He is currently the Senior Development Manager for the University of Melbourne Library and is widely published on the history of libraries and collections. Shane has managed major international exhibitions including The Medieval Imagination: Illuminated Manuscripts from Cambridge, Australia and New Zealand (State Library of Victoria 2008) and Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond (State Library of Victoria, 2012). Shane has presented papers at many conferences and has most recently published a chapter on the collection of Archibishop Goold for the volume The Piranesi Effect (2015).


Rev. Dr Max Vodola, University of Divinity

Rev. Dr Max Vodola is a lecturer at Catholic Theological College and is head of the Department of Church History and lectures in the history of the Church in Australia, 19th/20th century Catholicism and Vatican II. He is a priest of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne, and Administrator of All Saints’ Parish, Fitzroy. Rev. Dr. Vodola holds the degrees of Bachelor of Theology and Master of Theological Studies from the MCD (now MCD University of Divinity), a Master of Arts from Monash University, and a Doctorate in Church History from Monash University. His doctoral thesis was on “John XXIII, Vatican II and the Genesis of Aggiornamento: A Contextual Analysis of Angelo Roncalli’s works on San Carlo Borromeo in relation to Late Twentieth Century Church Reform”. He has published Simonds: A Rewarding Life (1997), A Friendly Guide to Vatican II (2012).



Helen Gill

Helen Gill has been working as a Conservator of Paintings for 9 years both within Australia and internationally. She has worked with the National Gallery of Victoria as H.D.T Williamson Foundation Fellow, the National Gallery of Denmark, as well as other significant collecting institutions around Australia.  Since establishing her own freelance studio practice in 2013, she has completed conservation projects for a number of large institutions, regional gallery and council collections, private collectors and in collaboration with other private studios both in Australia and in Denmark. Helen is an accredited, professional member of the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials (PMAICCM).


Callum Reid

Callum Reid is an Art History PhD Candidate at the University of Melbourne. His research fields include museology, printmaking, Renaissance and Baroque art and decorative arts, with a particular focus on the formation of collections and their reception. Alongside working and teaching in these fields, his research interests involve the history and provenance of objects, having spent several years working in the art market. He has recently published an article in The Burlington Magazine on the provenance of Annibale Carracci’s Holy Family at the National Gallery of Victoria and is completing chapters for several important books to be published in 2017 and 2018. Callum has recently submitted his thesis in Art History, which examines the programs of display at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence during the Grand Ducal era.


Paola Colleoni

Paola Colleoni is a doctoral candidate at the University of Melbourne. She holds a BA from the University of Bologna and an MA in linguistics from the University of Helsinki. Fluent in Italian, English and Finnish, she has worked as research assistant for the Goold project and is currently investigating the archbishop’s architectural patronage in Victoria.


Kerrie Burn

Kerrie Burn is the Library Manager at Mannix Library, the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne library which holds many items from Archbishop Goold’s personal collection. She also chairs the Library Committee for the University of Divinity and manages the University’s Library Hub. Kerrie has worked in theological libraries for many years (Ridley and Whitley Colleges) and in the Australian university sector (Southern Cross University and Australian Catholic University). She completed a Master of Arts by Research in 2007 through the then Melbourne College of Divinity, and is interested in collaborative collection development and the management of geographically distributed special collections.