Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor, College of Education, Psychology and Social Work
Professor Tracey Wade has worked as a clinician in the area of eating disorders for almost 30 years. In 2000, she was awarded the Ian M Campbell memorial prize for outstanding contribution to the scientific or professional status of Clinical Psychology in Australia and in 2003 she was awarded the Australian Psychological Society Early Career Award.
Tracey’s current research interests are in the aetiology, prevention and treatment of eating disorders and perfectionism. She has co-written two books on the treatment of perfectionism and has over 200 publications in peer reviewed journals. In 2015, Tracey was elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
She was the President of the Eating Disorder Research Society in 2017-2018 and is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Eating Disorders. In 2018 she was appointed to the Expert Advisory Panel, Million Minds, a federal mental health research mission.