Contact our people

To contact a member of the School of Psychology, browse the details below. Here you will find our location, student advisors, and academic and professional staff.

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Psychology office

School of Psychology
Science Centre
Level 2, Building 302,
23 Symonds Street
Auckland Central
Location map (Google)

Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 88413
Email: psych@auckland.ac.nz
Twitter: @PsychUoA
Facebook: Speech Science UOA

Student advisors

Undergraduate

Coordinators Stage I
Michelle Burstall
Andrea Mead

Coordinator Stage II
Dr Barry Hughes

Coordinator Stage III
Associate Professor Jeffrey Hamm

Postgraduate

Honours advisor
Dr Sarah Cowie

Postgraduate Diploma advisors
Professor Tony Lambert
Dr Sarah Kapeli

Masters advisor
Dr Anna Miles

Doctoral advisor
Professor Karen Waldie

International advisors
Professor Karen Waldie
Dr Barry Hughes

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Reps

Key academic staff

Head of School
Professor Suzanne Purdy, Te Rarawa, NgāiTakoto

Deputy Head of School (Academic)
Associate Professor Kerry Gibson

Deputy Head of School (Research)
Professor Quentin Atkinson

Kaiwhakaako Mātai Hinengaro
Hineatua Parkinson

Director Applied Behaviour Analysis
Dr Katrina Phillips 

Clinical Psychology Director
Dr Sue Cowie

Psychology Clinic Director 
Glynnis Carolissen

Director of Speech Science
Dr Clare McCann

Director of Clinical Education (Speech Science)
Philippa Friary

Post Graduate Coordinator (Speech Science)
Dr Anna Miles

Director of Master of Organisational Psychology
Dr Lixin Jiang

Director of Behavioural Insights Masters Exchange Programme
Professor Quentin Atkinson

Māori & Pacific Psychology Committee Chairs
Hineatua Parkinson
Sam Manuela / Sarah Kapeli

Director of Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology
Associate Professor Michael Hautus

Search for Psychology staff

To contact a member of our academic staff you can search for their profile.

To contact someone about a particular area of research you can visit our Psychology research section or find a supervisor.

Professional staff

Group Services Manager
Michael Groom

Group Services Team Leader
Anna-Marie Simcock

Group Services Coordinator
Odette Groom

Group Services Administrator
Adeline Fung (Grafton)
Angel Talluri (City)

Technical Team Leader
Dr Veema Lodhia

Technicians
Peter Johnson
Dr Margaret Francis
Lydia Beetham
Valerie Chang (temp.)

Research Programme Manager
Kate Presswell

Research Programme Coordinator
Xavier Gillette

Accountant
Louise Jones

Associate Finance Business Partner
Ganga Asrani

Finance Administrator
Kamalini Gnaniah

Facilities Coordinator
Luis Marin