DR ALLAN LAVILLE
Executive Administration Officer
+44 (0) 118 378 6846
Dr Allán Laville teaches Clinical Psychology at the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences (SPCLS) and was the Co-Chair of the University’s LGBT+ Staff Network before taking up his current role.
Allán has been with the University since April 2011, when he joined as a PWP Clinical Educator in the Charlie Waller Institute (CWI). By December 2013, he had progressed into the role of Senior PWP Clinical Educator working across CWI and SPCLS. He was appointed a Lecturer in Clinical Psychology in July 2019 and is a Member of the British Psychological Society’s Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Training Committee.
He specialises in reality-status judgements in typically developing children and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. He is also interested in mental health issues among the LGBT+ community.
Allán is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). He is also part of the BPS’s Presidential Taskforce for Diversity and Inclusion.
In 2019, Allán won the RUSU Award for Diverse and Inclusive Teaching Excellence and in 2020, he was awarded a University Teaching Fellowship. Allán was runner-up in the BPS and OUP HE Psychology Teacher of the Year 2020 competition.