Professor Lynne Harris
BSc (Psych) Hons; MPsych(Clinical) Hons; PhD
Professor Lynne Harris commenced as Dean and Director of Learning and Teaching at APIC in 2018. Lynne has previously held senior academic roles with both public and private sector higher education providers.
Before joining APIC she was Professor and Associate Dean, Psychological Sciences, at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP). At ACAP she led the development of a range of new undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programs and chaired the College Research and Scholarship Committee.
From 1991 to 2009 Lynne was employed at the University of Sydney, where she served as Associate Professor and Head, School of Behavioural and Community Health Sciences; Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies; and Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching. Since 2009 Lynne has continued as Honorary Associate Professor with the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney. Lynne brings extensive experience in academic administration, curriculum development and evaluation, course accreditation, and teaching quality.
Lynne is also a registered psychologist endorsed in clinical psychology and has been a consultant to the University of Sydney Anxiety Disorders Clinic since 2002. She is the author of more than 190 book chapters, reports, journal articles, and conference presentations in areas of psychology, health and education.