Joanne is an Associate Professor of Psychology, at the School of Arts and Humanities.
Joanne Dickson (Associate Professor of Psychology) joined the Psychology Department in the School of Arts and Humanities at Edith Cowan University (ECU) in 2016. She was awarded her PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London in 2003. Since 2003, Joanne has held academic posts at the University of London (Birkbeck College) and the University of Liverpool (Russell Group Research University) before returning to Australia in 2016.
Joanne is the Research Lead for the international Motivation and Affect Regulation in Mental Health research group. Her main research interests are in the areas of motivation, prospective cognition and emotion-regulation processes, in relation to mental health and well-being. Joanne has supervised over 40 masters and doctoral student research projects to successful completion in these areas. She has published widely in esteemed journals has successfully attracted research grants to support her research.
Joanne has extensive professional research experience, including, several editorial roles (e.g., international editorial board consultant, conference scientific committees and as a peer-reviewer for prestigious journals and research councils. She has extensive experience as an external examiner of doctoral research and in research ethics and governance. For two terms, Joanne served as Chair for the Research Section of the British Psychological Society’s (BPS), Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology.
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