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Professor Kristen Pammer

Head of School
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wollongong, Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Wollongong

Professor Pammer is the Head of the School of Psychology. She holds qualifications in science, psychology and neuroanatomy from the University of Wollongong and the University of New South Wales. Her expertise is in applied cognitive psychology, particularly applied aspects of visual attention, such as attentional allocation in driving, reading and dyslexia. In these research contexts, she also does brain imaging research – specifically magnetoencephalographic (MEG) imaging.

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Professional and academic

Mr Mahmoud Abdolhoseini

Casual Academic/Research Assistant
School of Electrical Engineering and Computing|School of Psychology

Dr Carmen Atkinson

Conjoint Lecturer/Casual Academic/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Dr Kate Bartlem

NHMRC Fellow
School of Psychology

Associate Professor Miles Bore

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Professor Jennifer Bowman

Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Ben Britton

Conjoint Lecturer/Casual Academic/Casual Academic
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Health Sciences|School of Psychology

Professor Scott Brown

Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Bill Budd

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Associate Professor Darren Burke

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Linda Campbell

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Ms Kirstie Carrick

Conjoint Lecturer
School of Psychology

Associate Professor Kerry Chalmers

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Vanessa Clark

Post-doctoral Research Fellow/Casual Academic
School of Nursing and Midwifery|School of Psychology

Dr Tara Clinton-McHarg

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Heather Douglas

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Karen Drysdale

Conjoint Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Emily Freeman

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Cassandra Gauld

Postdoctoral Research Associate
School of Psychology

Dr Andrea Griffin

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Sean Halpin

Psychology Clinic Director
School of Psychology

Dr Tanya Hanstock

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Guy Hawkins

ARC DECRA Fellow
School of Psychology

Conjoint Professor Andrew Heathcote

Conjoint Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Sarah Hiles

Research Associate/Casual Academic
School of Nursing and Midwifery|School of Psychology

Dr Sally Hunt

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Conjoint Associate Professor Mick Hunter

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Mr Reilly Innes

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Dr Martin Johnson

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Professor Frini Karayanidis

Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Carmel Loughland

Conjoint Associate Professor/Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Psychology|School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Stuart Marlin

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Professor Frances Martin

Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Kristen McCarter

Postdoctoral Researcher/Casual Academic
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Psychology

Associate Professor Lynne McCormack

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Emeritus Professor Patricia Michie

Conjoint Professor/Emeritus Professor
School of Psychology

Associate Professor Stefania Paolini

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Bryan Paton

Associate Lecturer
School of Psychology

Mrs Sonja Pohlman

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Alex Provost

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Associate Professor Mark Rubin

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Conjoint Professor Peter Schofield

Conjoint Professor/Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Psychology

Dr Emina Subasic

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Ms Laura Wall

Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Casual Academic/Casual Academic
Newcastle Business School|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Professor Peter Walla

Conjoint Professor
School of Psychology

Associate Professor Ross Wilkinson

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Olivia Wynne

Conjoint Lecturer/Research Assistant/Casual Academic
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Research

Mr Mahmoud Abdolhoseini

Casual Academic/Research Assistant
School of Electrical Engineering and Computing|School of Psychology

Ms Lubna Abdul Razak

Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Mr Bryce Abraham

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant/Casual Research Assistant
School of Humanities and Social Science|School of Humanities and Social Science|School of Psychology

Dr Rebecca Allen

Casual Academic/Casual Academic/Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant/Casual Web Learn Tutor Newcastle Business School/Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|Newcastle Business School|School of Psychology|School of Psychology|Newcastle Business School|School of Health Sciences|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Ms Megan Alston

Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Dr Carmen Atkinson

Conjoint Lecturer/Casual Academic/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Dr Emma Axelsson

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Mr Md Fayeem Bin Aziz

Research Assistant/Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Miss Jacqueline Bailey

Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Dr Kate Bartlem

NHMRC Fellow
School of Psychology

Mr Murray Bennett

Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Miss Rebekah Bolton

Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Associate Professor Miles Bore

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Professor Jennifer Bowman

Professor
School of Psychology

Professor Michael Breakspear

Professor of Systems Neuroscience
School of Psychology

Mr Jason Bridge

Conjoint Fellow/Casual Academic
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy|School of Psychology

Dr Ben Britton

Conjoint Lecturer/Casual Academic/Casual Academic
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Health Sciences|School of Psychology

Professor Scott Brown

Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Bill Budd

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Associate Professor Darren Burke

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Megan Campbell

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School of Psychology

Dr Linda Campbell

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Ms Kirstie Carrick

Conjoint Lecturer
School of Psychology

Ms Vanessa Case

HMRI Clinical Research Assistant/Casual Research Assistant
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Psychology

Mr Jon-Paul Cavallaro

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Humanities and Social Science

Associate Professor Kerry Chalmers

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Vanessa Clark

Post-doctoral Research Fellow/Casual Academic
School of Nursing and Midwifery|School of Psychology

Dr Tara Clinton-McHarg

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Mr Gavin Cooper

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Ms Annalisa Cuskelly

Casual Academic/Casual Lecturer/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy|School of Psychology

Mr Phil Davy

Casual Academic/Casual Academic/Casual ISSP Tutor Wollotuka/Technical Officer/Casual Academic/Casual Academic
School of Environmental and Life Sciences|School of Psychology|Indigenous Education and Research|School of Environmental and Life Sciences|School of Environmental and Life Sciences|School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Conjoint Professor Simon Dennis

Conjoint Professor
School of Psychology

Ms Elizabeth Ditton

Research Psychologist/Casual Academic/Casual Senior Research Assistant
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy|School of Psychology|Office of the PVC Health and Medicine

Dr Heather Douglas

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Julia Dray

Senior Research Assistant/Casual Senior Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Karen Drysdale

Conjoint Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Associate Professor Ami Eidels

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Olivia Evans

Research Project Manager/Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Miss Caitlin Fehily

Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Dr Emily Freeman

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Erin Fuller

Senior Grants Officer/Casual Academic/Casual Academic/Casual Academic
Research and Innovation Services|School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Dr Cassandra Gauld

Postdoctoral Research Associate
School of Psychology

Ms Monica Gendi

Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Miss Lauren Gibson

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant/Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Dr Andrea Griffin

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Sean Halpin

Psychology Clinic Director
School of Psychology

Dr Tanya Hanstock

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Miss Steph Hardacre

Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Dr Guy Hawkins

ARC DECRA Fellow
School of Psychology

Conjoint Professor Andrew Heathcote

Conjoint Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Satomi Higuchi Goodwin

Post Doctoral Research fellow
School of Psychology

Dr Sarah Hiles

Research Associate/Casual Academic
School of Nursing and Midwifery|School of Psychology

Miss Ursula Horton

Casual Project Assistant/Casual Project Assistant/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Dr Sally Hunt

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Conjoint Associate Professor Mick Hunter

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Ms Montana Hunter

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Mr Reilly Innes

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Ms Jaishree Jalewa

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Miss Jaclyn Jauhiainen

Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Dr Martin Johnson

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Professor Frini Karayanidis

Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Michelle Kelly

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Mr Brendon Knott

Research Psychologist/Casual Academic
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy|School of Psychology

Mr Tim Lang

Casual Research Assistant/Casual Technical Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Mrs Joanna Latter

Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Miss Sarah Leoniuk

Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Miss Rosie Lipscomb

Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Ms Simone Lodge

Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Dr Carmel Loughland

Conjoint Associate Professor/Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Psychology|School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Stuart Marlin

Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Mr Peter Marshall

Casual Academic/Casual Academic/Casual Academic/Casual Student Peer Advisor/Casual ISSP Tutor Wollotuka
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences|Newcastle Business School|School of Psychology|Graduate Research|Indigenous Education and Research

Professor Frances Martin

Professor
School of Psychology

Mr Josh Mattiske

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr Kristen McCarter

Postdoctoral Researcher/Casual Academic
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Psychology

Associate Professor Lynne McCormack

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Associate Professor Sally McFadden

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Ms Angela Melville Bickel

Casual Research Assistant/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Emeritus Professor Patricia Michie

Conjoint Professor/Emeritus Professor
School of Psychology

Miss Nikki Cox

Project Assistant/Casual Laboratory and Technical Assistant/Casual Research Assistant
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Psychology|School of Medicine and Public Health

Mr Will Myles

Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Ms Trish Neal

Casual Academic/Casual Academic
Indigenous Education and Research|School of Psychology

Professor Kristen Pammer

Head of School
School of Psychology

Associate Professor Stefania Paolini

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Bryan Paton

Associate Lecturer
School of Psychology

Mrs Sonja Pohlman

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Carla Pollard

Animal Attendant/Casual Research Assistant
Research and Innovation Services|School of Psychology

Dr Alex Provost

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Miss Caitlin Reeves

Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Miss Casey Regan

Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Miss Erin Robinson

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Associate Professor Mark Rubin

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Conjoint Professor Peter Schofield

Conjoint Professor/Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Psychology

Mr Brendan Scott

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Mr Asheek Shimul

Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Mr Patrick Skippen

Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Humanities and Social Science

Mrs Bianca Smyth

Casual Academic/Casual ISSP Tutor Wollotuka/Casual Academic
School of Education|Indigenous Education and Research|School of Psychology

Miss Megan Son Hing

Casual Project Assistant/Casual Project Assistant/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology

Dr Emina Subasic

Lecturer
School of Psychology

Ms Geetha Subramanian

Casual Student Ambassador/Casual Quality Project Assistant/Casual Research Assistant
Marketing and Communications|Strategy, Planning and Performance|School of Psychology

Dr Ken Sutton

Conjoint Senior Lecturer
School of Psychology

Ms Sarah Swanson

Conjoint Senior Lecturer/Casual Academic/Casual Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Psychology|School of Humanities and Social Science

Mr Alex Thorpe

Casual Academic/Research Assistant
School of Psychology|School of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Mr Nathan Tran

Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Mr Richard Turner

Casual Academic/Casual ISSP Tutor Wollotuka/Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|Indigenous Education and Research|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Ms Laura Wall

Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Casual Academic/Casual Academic
Newcastle Business School|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Miss Natalie Wall

Research Assistant/Casual Academic/Casual Customer Service Assistant
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Psychology|Student Central

Professor Peter Walla

Conjoint Professor
School of Psychology

Miss Olivia Whalen

Casual Academic/Research Assistant/Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic/Casual Administrative Officer
School of Psychology|School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Health Sciences|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Associate Professor Ross Wilkinson

Associate Professor
School of Psychology

Dr Aaron Wong

Conjoint Lecturer
School of Psychology

Dr Olivia Wynne

Conjoint Lecturer/Research Assistant/Casual Academic
School of Medicine and Public Health|School of Psychology|School of Psychology

Mr Mattsen Yeark

Casual Research Assistant/Casual Academic
School of Psychology|School of Psychology