Professor Clare Pollock is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) with responsibility for strategic leadership of the University’s educational strategy, student success, and oversight of student-related and academic services.
Clare joined Flinders in 2016, following an extensive and diverse career at Curtin University in Perth, WA, where she held a number of significant leadership roles including Associate Provost, Chair of Academic Board, and Head of School of Psychology and Speech Pathology.
A graduate of Oxford University and of the University of London, Professor Pollock’s distinguished research career has focussed on the application of psychology to improve safety especially through people’s interaction with technology.
Professor Pollock is currently a member of the Board of SATAC (South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre Ltd) and on the executive of the Universities Australia Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) group. These roles continue her commitment for service and leadership to both the University and the community which has previously seen her serve on the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, the Universities Australia Clinical Placement Advisory Group and as a Board member of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.