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Senior leadership team

Name Leadership role Email
Carmel Houston-Price Head of School
Kai Li Chung
Head of Psychology, University of Reading Malaysia
Barbara Evetts Director of Clinical Governance and Partnerships 
David Field
Deputy Head of School (Finances & Resources)
Gail Gilbert 
Executive Admin Manager
Andrew Glennerster
Head of Section, Psychology
Katie Gray
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
Kate Harvey
Research Division Lead
Christos Pliatsikas School Director of Academic Tutoring
Rachel Pye
School Director of Teaching & Learning
Vesna Stojanovik
Head of Section, Clinical Language Sciences
Hannah Vickery  Head of Section & Director of Training, CWI
Claire Williams Research Division Lead 

Psychology academic staff

Name Position Areas of expertise
Samrah Ahmed Lecturer  Dementia diagnostics, neuropsychological assessment and clinical neuroscience
Umit Aydin Lecturer  
Katie Barfoot  Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology Nutritional Psychology, cognition and mood, maternal mental health.
Philip Beaman
Professor of Experimental Psychology  Cognitive science, auditory cognition, human factors, working memory 
Lynne Bell  Lecturer in Psychology   
Ingo Bojak Professor  Computational neuroscience, data analysis and method development, neuroimaging, computational psychology  
Amanda Branson
Associate Professor Teaching and learning pedagogy, development of employability skills 
Louisa Butler Graduate Teaching Assistant  
Richard Carciofo  Foundation Lecturer in Psychology  
Bhismadev Chakrabarti
Professor in Neuroscience and Mental Health Empathy, autism, individual differences, mobile health technologies, social neuroscience 
Stella Chan
Charlie Waller Chair in Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments  
Rebecca Cheung Associate Professor  
Anastasia Christakou
Professor  Psychopathology and emotional disorders, affective neuroscience, personalised nutrition, motivation and behaviour change, perception and action, cognitive control, language and bilingualism 
Nazanin Derakhshan Professor of Experimental Psychopathology  
Zola Dean Lecturer in Individual Differences   
Chris Dobson Graduate Teaching Assistant  
Judi Ellis Professor of Psychology   
Eva Feredoes Lecturer Human working memory, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), concurrent TMS-fMRI
David Field
Associate Professor  Basis of visual perception in the brain, influence of dietary factors on the brain and behaviour
Katherine Finlay Lecturer   
Jayne Freeman  Lecturer  Cognition and ageing, intention and action memory
Wiebke Gandhi Lecturer   
Andrew Glennerster Professor of Visual Neuroscience  Perception and action, 3D vision 
Katie Gray
Associate Professor Visual perception, including faces, facial expressions, attention, awareness 
Anthony Haffey  Lecturer in Psychology
Rich Harrison

Lecturer in Psychology

Kate Harvey Professor of Health Psychology Children's eating, family mealtimes, food insecurity, child and adolescent mental health 
Nick Hedger Lecturer  
Piril Hepsomali Lecturer Nutritional psychiatry/neuroscience
Jonathan Hill Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry   
Aileen Ho Professor Mental health in young and older adults: psychological intervention, cognitive training, functional rehabilitation and health-related quality of life in neurodegenarative disorders 
Juliane Honisch  Lecturer Affective neuroscience, perception and action
Carmel Houston-Price Professor of Language & Cognitive Development Language acquisition, especially vocabulary development; learning and the formation of preferences in childhood, especially food preferences
Alana James  Associate Professor Psychopathology and emotional disorders, educational psychology 
Paul Jenkins  Associate Professor Eating disorders, severe mental health, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Dan Jones  Associate Professor
Physiological illness and cognition, psychological wellbeing of clinical patients, neuropsychology, pedagogy in higher education 

Fiona Knott

Associate Professor Autism spectrum disorders, neurodevelopmental disabilities, including mental health, attitudes, employability 
Daniel Lamport
Associate Professor in Biological Psychology Nutritional neuroscience and metabolic influences on cognition 
Allán Laville  Professor, Dean for Diversity and Inclusion  Diversity and inclusion
Beth Law  Associate Professor  
Fang Liu  Associate Professor Music, language, pitch, perception, production, autism, amusia, cognitive neuroscience 
Lorella Lepore  Lecturer  Automatic processes in stereotyping and prejudice, intergroup relations, social-psychological implications of Brexit and COVID-19 
Catherine Manning Lecturer Developmental psychology, autism, visual perception and development.
Ciara McCabe  Professor Adolescent depression and anhedonia research using behavioural and neural measures
Rachel McCloy  Associate Professor Applied behavioural science, judgement and decision making 
Eugene McSorley  Associate Professor Perception and action 
Abbi Newlands Graduate Teaching Assistant  
Emma Pape  Lecturer in Social Psychology Intergroup relations and prejudice, prejudice reduction, imagery, imagined contact, media effect 
Rachel Pye  Associate Professor Reading development and dyslexia, including in multilingual populations
Patricia Riddell  Professor of Applied Neuroscience  
Etienne Roesch  Professor Perception, attention, consciousness, emotion, Bayesian statistical methods, machine learning 
Peter Scarfe  Associate Professor Virtual reality, haptics robotics, perception and motor control, computational modelling 
Amy Shelford Graduate Teaching Assistant  
Anantha Sivasubramaniam 
Research Technician, Psychology  
Sarah Snuggs  Lecturer in Psychology  
Teresa Tavassoli  Associate Professor Autism, sensory perception, developmental psychology 
Carien Van Reekum  Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience  Emotion regulation, affective neuroscience, emotional disposition and wellbeing, emotion across the lifespan  
Julia Vogt  Associate Professor Self-regulation, motivation, emotion, emotion regulation, attention, social cognition, social psychology, health-related behaviours, prosocial behaviour, self-control 
Shannon Wake Lecturer  
Netta Weinstein  Associate Professor Human motivation, wellbeing, prejudice & stigma, close relationships, emotion regulation, technology use, mental health, listening
Claire Williams Professor  Cannabinoids and behaviour, nutrition and cognition, epilepsy, reward, appetite, flavonoids
Lydia Yee Lecturer in Biological Psychology   
Yue Yue  Foundation Lecturer in Psychology  

University of Reading Malaysia Psychology academic staff

Name Position Areas of expertise
Kai Li Chung

Head of Section, Psychology, University of Reading Malaysia Campus

Forensic psychology, socially aversive psychopathology, personality
Vashnarekha Kumarasuriar
Nutrition, cognition and mental health
Putri Nurain Shazana
Teaching Fellow
Shumetha Sidhu
Lecturer Vision science – texture perception and eye movements, Cognition
Kok Wei Tan
Face perception, lifestyle (e.g., diet, exercise, gaming, exposure to nature) and cognition
Marat Zagidullin
Applied social psychology, attitudes, communication, risk perceptions

Clinical Language Sciences academic staff  

Name Position Areas of expertise
Fiona Baillie Lecturer in Speech & Language Therapy
Allie Biddle Lecturer in Speech & Language Therapy
Arpita Bose Associate Professor
Paola Calabrese Graduate Teaching Assistant  
Ian Cunnings Associate Professor in Psycholinguistics Psycholinguistics, multilingualism
Carol Fairfield Associate Professor
Sara Fincham-Majumdar Lecturer in Speech & Language Therapy

Parent mediated intervention for preschool autistic children

Daniel Fryer Lecturer in Clinical Language Sciences
Alice Grogan Lecturer  
Amelia Heelan Lecturer   
Tom Loucas Associate Professor Early intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder, language and cognition in autism
Fatemeh Mollaei Lecturer in Acquired Disorders of Language/Communication   
Catherine Munro Lecturer in Speech & Language Therapy
Vishnu Nair Lecturer in Acquired Disorders of Language/Communication
Afshan O'Sullivan Lecturer in Speech & Language Therapy
Emma Pagnamenta Associate Professor Developmental speech and language disorders, evidence-based practice, effectiveness of speech and language interventions
George Pontikas Lecturer in Clinical Language Sciences
Christos Pliatsikas Associate Professor Cognitive control, language and bilingualism, experience-based neuroplasticity
Katherine Pritchard Lecturer in Speech & Language Therapy
Doug Saddy Professor Computational models of language processes, cognitive dynamics and control, language and bilingualism, clinical language sciences, artificial grammar learning
Ludovica Serratrice Professor of Bi-Multilingualism
Mirjana Sokolovic-Perovic Lecturer in Clinical Language Sciences
Vesna Stojanovik Professor Language in genetic disorders, language acquisition
Joe Spackman Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy
Gillian Townend Lecturer

Charlie Waller Institute staff

Name  Position Email
Fisayo Adunola Clinical Teaching Fellow
Phillippa Burton  Lecturer in Clinical Psychology 
Kerry Cawte Lecturer
Stella Chan Charlie Waller Chair in Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments
Anjali Chandar Lecturer
Tom Coates Lecturer
Emma-Jayne Conway Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Elizabeth Elliott  Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Barbara Evetts  CYP IAPT Clinical Lead 
Robert Finch Lecturer
Lindsay George  Senior Clinical Tutor 
Jodie Grosvenor Associate Lecturer
Eleanor Haddock Lecturer
Aoife Healy Diversion and Inclusion Support Officer
Katherine Hindley  Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Sue Howson  Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
James Kachellek Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Jeevan Kang  CWP/EMHP Project Manager 
Michelle Lee  Project Support Officer 
Julia Limper
Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Lucy Malyon Associate Lecturer
Hayley Marwood  Senior Clinical Tutor CYP PWP 
Natalie Meek Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Sian Melville  Lecturer
Sophie Meyer Research Assistant
Lucy Miller Associate Lecturer
Tara Nadi Diversity and Inclusion Support Officer
Melanie Neville Associate Lecturer
Nakita Oldacre Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Sian Roxburgh Lecturer
Katherine Simons Associate Professor
Melissa Snaith Lecturer in Clinical Psychology 
Katy Snitter  Assistant Psychologist 
Levi Spence Lecturer 
Molly Trillow Associate Lecturer
Eleanor Vialls  Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Charlene Wattley Lecturer in Clinical Psychology 
Hannah Vickery Director of Training for the Charlie Waller Institute
Alison Wheeler Associate Professor

Research staff

Name  Position Email 
Greig Adams 
Clinical Research Fellow
Mark Adams  Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Rebecca Baxter 
Research Assistant
Lynne Bell Postdoctoral Researcher
Jo Billington Centre for Autism Research
Raluca Briazu 
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Bethany Chapman 

Research Assistant
Francois Cinotti 
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Clea Desebrock 
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Jessica Eastwood 
Postdoctoral Researcher
Natalie Ellison 
Research Assistant
Colin Foad 
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Evangeline Gowie 
UKRN Open Research Coordinator
Hee Kyoung Ko 
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Princess Manalac 
Research Assistant
Stephanie Martin Vega 
Research Assistant
Andrea Monteagudo 
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Gabriella Rossetti Research Fellow
Anantha Sivasubramaniam 
Senior Research Technician
Asnea Tariq 
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Nick Thompson  Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Anna Tovmasyan 
Research Assistant
Brendan Williams 
Research Fellow
Hodo Yusuf 
Research Assistant

Emeritus/visiting professors

Name Position Email
Arlene Astell Visiting Professor  
Ellen Bialystok  Albert Wolters Distinguished Visiting Professor 2015   
Noam Chomsky  Albert Wolters Distinguished Visiting Professor 2017   
Peter Cooper

Emeritus Professor
Cathy Creswell  Visiting Professor 
Daniel Dennett  Albert Wolters Distinguished Visiting Professor 2019   
Helen Dodd
Visiting Professor
Louise Dye Visiting Professor  
Susan Edwards Emeritus Professor
Judi Ellis Emeritus Professor
Greta Fastrich Visiting Research Fellow  
John Harris
Emeritus Professor
Anna Horwood Emeritus Professor  
Atul Kapila  Visiting Professor   
Mark Little  Visiting Professor   
Elizabeth Loftus  Albert Wolters Distinguished Visiting Professor 2018   
Theo Marinis
Visiting Professor  
Natalie Masento
Visiting Research Fellow
Frank McKenna 

Emeritus Professor 
Lotte Meteyard  Visiting Fellow
Lynne Murray  Emeritus Professor 
Monika Parkinson 
Visiting Research Fellow
Steven Pinker  Albert Wolters Distinguished Visiting Professor 2016  
Shirley Reynolds  Visiting Professor 
Suzanna Rose 
Visiting Professor
Michiko Sakaki 
Senior Visiting Research Fellow 
Graham Schafer Honorary Fellow
Craig Steel  Visiting Professor 
Polly Waite
Senior Visiting Research Fellow
Tim Williams Senior Visiting Research Fellow 

Professional, administrative and technical support

Name Position Email
Melina Aston  Postgraduate Research Administrator
Gemma Birch Executive Administration Officer- Charlie Waller Institute  
Eadaoin Connolly 
Placement Coordinator - Undergraduate Psychology Programmes
Assunta Da Silva Roberts
Liz Deacon Executive Administration Administrator – CWI
Kath De Wilde
Executive Administration Officer - Research
Megha Dewli  School Global Recruitment Officer
Louise Forrest
Executive Administration Officer – Facilities
Gail Gilbert  Executive Administration Manager 
Carol Griggs  Executive Support Administrator - CWI
Julie Hankinson
Executive Administration Officer - Student Experience
Paul Heaton
Specialist Teaching and Research Support Analyst
Rez Jaigirdar Building Support Officer
Roop Khangoora PCLS Marketing Officer
Amy Lomas AnDY Clinic Manager
Raj Parmar  Executive Administration Officer - Recruitment & Admissions
Ray Percy  AnDY Clinic Director
Lucy Sayer Placement Administrator - Speech & Language Therapy
Shan Shen  MRI Operations Office 
Jaswant Sidhu  Executive Administration Officer - Finance
Nadia Sadiq-Qadeer Executive Administration Officer - Finance
Kelly Watcham  Programme Manager - Student Support Centre 
Liz White  Executive Administration Officer - Clinical Governance and Clinics 
Bilge Yerdelen
Health & Safety Co-ordinator (SPCLS/APD)
Lesley Young Placement Administrator- Speech and Language Therapy
Athena SWAN Silver Award