Ms Andrea Michelle Mead

MA (Hons), PGDipAppPsych, Registered Psychologist

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Professional Teaching Fellow


Andrea completed a Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Arts (Psychology) and the Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology at the University of Auckland. Andrea holds registration on the New Zealand Psychologists Board.  Andrea has a strong focus on the scholarship of teaching and learning and completed the University’s Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.

Teaching | Current

Andrea is the course coordinator of and lectures in Psych 108.

As a Professional Teaching Fellow Andrea is responsible for the running of Psych 108 and is also available for advice regarding psych 109.

Andrea is available to provide information on the following:

  • Stage One, Two and Three - Enrolment queries, degree planning and Career paths in Psychology
  • The Tuākana programme for Māori and Pacific students
  • Enrolment in the School of Psychology Bridging Programme
  • Participation in Psychology Research
  • Tutor training and positions within Psychology



  • Inaugural Goldstone Travelling Award in 2017
  • Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Award for Environmental Sustainability in 2017
  • Dean's excellence in teaching award 2011

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Kensington-Miller, B. A., Longley, A., Sturm, S., Mead, A., Gilbert, A., Knewstubb, B., & Cleland, A. (2019). Making the Invisible Visible: Illuminating Undergraduate Learning Outcomes Beyond Content and Skills. Wellington, new Zealand: Ako Aotearoa – The National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Barbara Kensington-Miller, Sean Sturm
  • Harre, N. F., Milfont, T., Helton, W., & Mead, A. (2011). Sustainability and the psychologically literate citizen: A New Zealand perspective. In D. Dunn, J. Cranney (Eds.) The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives (pp. 220-232). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Niki Harre
  • Harré N, Milfont, T. L., Helton, W., & Mead, A. M. (2011). Sustainability and the Psychologically Literate Citizen. In J. Cranney, D. Dunn (Eds.) The psychologically literate citizen: foundations and global perspectives (pp. ). Oxford University Press. 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0057
  • Mead, A. M. (2008). The impact of alcohol and drugs on personal relationships: The lived experience of family members. Paper presented at The 37th Annual Meeting of Australasian Social Psychologists, Wellington, New Zealand. 27 March - 30 March 2008. The Abstracts of the 37th Annual Meeting of Australasian Social Psychologists. (pp. 1). 10.1080/00049530802385533/pdf
  • Brailsford, I. P., Trafford, J. A., Bates, M., & Mead, A. M. (2008). Tutoring the new tutors: training that works. Educational Developments, 9 (4), 7-10.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Brailsford


Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 302 - Bldg 302
Level 3, Room 337
New Zealand

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