Simon Crowe Profile

Current Positions: Simon Crowe is the current Chair of the Asia Pacific Psychology Alliance (2019-2023) and is a current member of the Board of Directors of the Australian Psychological Society (2019-2021).

Education: Professor Crowe completed his undergraduate studies in psychology, biology, and business at La Trobe University and Deakin University and his postgraduate studies at La Trobe (Ph.D.) and at the University of Melbourne (MSc).

Past Positions: Simon Crowe is an Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology in the Department of Psychology and Counselling, School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University. He was the Chair of the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (2016-2018). Professor Crowe has been Head of the School of Behavioural Science (2001-2007) at La Trobe University and Chair of the Academic Board of La Trobe University (2012-2016). Professor Crowe has been extensively involved in the psychology curriculum for upper secondary education and was Chief examiner for year 12 Psychology in Victoria from 2003-2004.

Publications: Professor Crowe maintains strong research programs in the biological basis of memory formation as well as conducting studies into the neuropsychology of neuropsychiatric disorders and a variety of neuropsychological assessment issues. He has published three monographs, more than 140 refereed journal articles, and numerous book chapters, conference presentations, notes, and commentaries. He has supervised more than 40 doctoral degree candidates (Ph.D. and DPsych) as well as numerous Masters theses.

Professional Practice: He continues to conduct extensive private practice largely in the area of medico-legal disputation and is an independent neuropsychological examiner for the Workcover Authority, Corrections Victoria, and the Transport Accident Commission in Victoria.

Fellowships/Honours: He is an Honorary Fellow of the APS (2015), and a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (US) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a member of the APS Colleges of Clinical Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology and Forensic psychology.

Leadership Positions in National Psychology Associations: He is a past President of the Australian Psychological Society (APS: 2009-2011) and was on the Board of the APS from 2006-2008. He was Chair of the Heads of Department and Schools of Psychology Australia (HODSPA) in 2005. He is a past editor of the Journal, Australian Psychologist (2001-2005) and continues as Editorial Consultant of the Journal to the present. Professor Crowe was also President of the Alcohol-Related Brain Injury Assessment and Support Service (ARBIAS) from 1994-1999 and was made a Life member of ARBIAS in 2000.