PhD and BBSc (Hons) (La Trobe University)
Professor John Reece commenced at ACAP at the start of 2014. Before that, John was Associate Professor of Psychology at RMIT University, where he had worked since 1994.
John completed his Honours degree in Psychology, followed by a PhD at La Trobe University. While completing his PhD, he commenced his first full-time role as an Associate Lecturer at La Trobe. In 1994, John left La Trobe to move to RMIT University where he worked until leaving to join ACAP. During his time at RMIT, John held the position of Dean of the School of Graduate Research in 2010 and was also a Principle Research Fellow in the School of Psychology at the University of Melbourne from 2003 to 2006.
In 2008, John was appointed to the Australian Psychological Society’s Science, Academia and Education Advisory Board and from 2004 to 2006, he served as Chief Examiner of VCE Psychology in Victoria. John has held a range of leadership roles in the Australian Psychological Society’s Psychology Education Interest Group for many years. Over the last 15 years, John has won numerous institutional and national teaching awards, including the two highest individual teaching awards offered at RMIT University: The Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award and RMIT’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Research.
John’s area of special teaching expertise is in the area of research design, methodology and quantitative data analysis. He also teaches in the areas of learning, memory, and cognitive psychology.
Expert Comment Topics
Quantitative data analysis
Professional Affiliations and Fellowships
- Member of the Australian Psychological Society
- Member, Psychology Education Interest Group of the APS