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.

For all enquiries regarding admission, enrolment, concessions and academic standing, please contact the Science Student Centre.

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

Coordinator Stage I
Michelle Burstall
Professor Tony Lambert
Andrea Mead

Coordinator Stage II
Dr Barry Hughes

Coordinator Stage III
Associate Professor Paul Corballis

Postgraduate

Postgraduate advisor - Psychology
Sheryl Robertson

Postgraduate advisor - Speech Science
Kharmin Sukhia

Honours advisor
Dr Sarah Cowie

Postgraduate Diploma advisor
Dr Alex Taylor

Masters advisor
Dr Shiloh Groot

Doctoral advisor
Associate Professor Karen Waldie

International advisors
Associate Professor Karen Waldie
Dr Barry Hughes

Key academic staff

Head of School
Professor Suzanne Purdy

Deputy Head of School (Academic)
Associate Professor Claire Cartwright

Deputy Head of School (Research)
Professor Ian Kirk

Director Applied behaviour analysis
Dr Katrina Phillips 

Psychology Clinic Director 
Dr Nigel George

Psychology Clinic Co-directors
Dr Sue Cowie 
Dr Margaret Dudley, Te Rarawa, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kahu

Director of Speech science
Dr Clare McCann

Director of Clinical education
Philippa Friary 

Search for Psychology staff

To contact a member of our academic staff, please search the Psychology staff directory.

To contact someone about a particular area of research, please visit our Pyschology research section or visit FindaThesis for a list of available supervisors.

Professional staff

Group Services Manager
Michael Groom

Group Services Team Leader
Anna-Marie Simcock

Group Services Coordinator
Odette Groom

Group Services Administrator
Apoorva Nayak
Adeline Fung (Tāmaki)

Academic Services Team Leader
Karen Jennings 

Academic Services Coordinator
Nadia Kennington
Sheryl Robertson
Kharmin Sukhia (Speech Science)

Technical Team Leader
Dr Veema Lodhia

Technicians
Dr Angela Carr
Peter Johnson
Michael Owens

Research Programme Manager
Kathryn Howard

Research Programme Coordinator
Xavier Gillette

Accountant
Rene Tablizo

Finance Administrator
Kamalini Gnaniah

Facilities Coordinator
Ruth Owen