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Melanie-Anne Atkins

Educational Developer, Centre for Teaching and Learning, Western University

Dr. Melanie-Anne Atkins is the Acting Associate Director, Graduate Programs at Western University's Centre for Teaching and Learning and an Adjunct Research Professor at the Centre for Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Her research interests include: engaging students with traditionally marginalized identities in the academy; mental health literacy; holistic graduate student development; peer mentorship and education; anti-oppressive practices in education; and co-designing experiential learning and assessment opportunities with students.


  • 2020–present
    Acting Associate Director, Graduate Programs, Centre for Teaching and Learning, Western University
  • 2018–2019
    Program Manager, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Western University
  • 2016–2018
    Wellness Coordinator, Western University


  • 2016 
    Western University, PhD in Education Studies; Field of Specialization: Applied Psychology
  • 2012 
    Western University, M.Ed. in Educational Psychology & Special Education
  • 2010 
    Western University, B.Ed. in Intermediate/Senior Biology & General Science
  • 2004 
    Queen's University, B.Sc.H. in Life Sciences