Rebecca Collie, B.Ed. (Hons), M.A., Ph.D., is a Scientia Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Educational Psychology in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Her research focuses on motivation and well-being among students and teachers, their psychosocial experiences at school (e.g., perceptions of school climate, job satisfaction), and quantitative research methods including both variable-centred and person-centred approaches. Rebecca also conducts research in related areas including social and emotional learning, adaptability, goal setting, and interpersonal relationships, and she examines the importance of these factors for both students and teachers. Although the bulk of Rebecca’s work has been conducted in school settings, she has also conducted research in university settings. Rebecca completed her doctoral studies at the University of British Columbia in Canada. Previously, she worked as a primary school teacher in Melbourne.