Professor Lea Waters

Professor Lea Waters

Professor Lea Waters

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Gerry Higgins Chair in Positive Psychology

Professor Lea Waters (PhD) holds the Gerry Higgins Chair in Positive Psychology and is the Director of the Centre for Positive Psychology in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

An internationally recognised expert in positive psychology and organisational change, Professor Waters holds affiliate positions with Cambridge University's Wellbeing Institute and the Centre for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan.

She is a registered psychologist (AHPRA), a full member of the College of Organisational Psychologists and received an Australian University Individual Teaching Excellence Award from the Prime Minister in 2007. Professor Waters is also an advisory board member for the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).