Kara is an Academic Teaching Scholar in the First Year College at Victoria University.
She specifically teaches a range of first year psychology units. In previous years Kara has taught psychology-based units across the psychology undergraduate degrees.
Kara's PhD research project involved predicting repeated firelighting behaviour in young people who are known to be engaging in fireplay and/or firelighting.
She's currently studying a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education at Victoria University.
2 MPsych (Clinical Psychology) students.
1 Honours student.
Appearances in the media
Carey, P. & Mann, A. (Producer). (2017, November 17). Fighting fires at the source by identifying kids who need mental health support. [Radio broadcast]. Melb, VIC: ABC
Areas of expertise
- Young firelighters and developmental psychology
- Human behaviour in fire and social psychology
- Questionnaire development
- Effective pedagogical approaches for teaching in psychology