Principal Practitioner – Blended Learning

Position: Associate Professor, School of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Blake joined the School of Psychology at UQ in 2007 having previously been a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology. Blake won a Faculty Teaching Excellence Award in 2010 and a UQ Teaching Excellence Award in 2016. He currently teaches a large introductory psychology course and a second year elective about psychology and law. His research focuses on jury decision-making including the influence of gender-based stereotypes and the influence of different modes of evidence presentation. He is also interested in group membership and attitude-behaviour relations and how group membership influences thinking about the self. He is a leading instructor of the award-winning course CRIME101x (2018 edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning) and the PSYC1030x Introduction to Developmental, Social & Clinical Psychology XSeries Program of four courses on edX.org. Blake is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.