Professor Clare Pollock is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) with responsibility for strategic leadership and oversight of student-related and academic services.
Clare joined Flinders in 2016, following an extensive and diverse career at Curtin University where she held a number of significant leadership roles including Associate Provost, Dean of Students (Health Sciences) and Head of School of Psychology and Speech Pathology.
She has served as the Chair of Curtin’s Academic Board and in this role, she was also a member of the University’s Council.
A PhD graduate of the University of London, Professor Pollock’s distinguished research career includes research into behavioural aspects of safety and people’s interaction with technology, together with extensive supervision of research students.
She has been an investigator on research grants worth over $2M, including five NH&MRC and ARC grants. She has published over 100 scholarly works and is an editorial board member for international peer reviewed journals.
Clare has extensive experience providing service and leadership to both the University and the Community through her many positions on boards and from her time on the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and the Universities Australia Clinical Placement Advisory Group.