Professor Deborah Terry AO is Vice-Chancellor and President of The University, of Queensland, a position she took up on 1 August 2020. Previous appointments include Vice Chancellor and President of Curtin University from 2014 to 2020 and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Queensland (UQ) and a number of senior positions at UQ from 2000 to 2013.
Deborah is a graduate of Australian National University and has a PhD in psychology. She is a Fellow of both the Australian Psychological Society and the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA), and is currently President of ASSA and Chair of the Australian Council of Learned Academies.
She also sits on the Strategic Advisory Committee for the Office of Teaching & Learning, Department of Education, is Associate Editor of the British Journal of Psychology, and previous Chair of the Australian Research Council’s College of Experts in the Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences.