Dr Francesca Collins is a Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Studies, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts. She is the Major Convenor for Behavioural Studies, and Head of Phoenix College, one of Caulfield campus’ non-residential college.
Francesca holds a PhD in Psychological Medicine and BSc(Hons) in Psychology, both from Monash, and postgraduate qualifications in higher education and visual art. Her current research interests include virtual worlds teaching and dissociation in every day life, including online and in highly arousing situations.
Francesca has taught at Monash University and Princeton University in the areas of: personality theories and their application, criminal behaviour, online identity, virtual worlds, scholarly writing, and science writing. In 2014, she will co-ordinate and teach:- ATS2400 Personality: Beyond the persona and ATS3398 The criminal mind