Deputy Director, ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University

Anne Castles is Professor of Cognitive Science at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders at Macquarie University (CCD). She has been conducting research for the past 20 years on the nature, causes and treatment of different types of reading difficulties. She has also explored the process of normal reading development. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Science in Australia (FASSA), a member of the Council of Learning Difficulties Australia, and Chair of the Steering Committee of the NSW Centre for Effective Reading.

Experience

  • –present
    Deputy Director, ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University
  • 2011–2015
    Head of department, Cognitive Science, Macquarie University
  • 2009–2011
    Director, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University

Education

  • 1993 
    Macquarie University, PhD
  • 1988 
    Australian National University, Bachelor of Science (Hons.)

Research Areas

  • Psychology (1701)
  • Cognitive Sciences (1702)

Honours

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia