A/Prof Teresa Senserrick
PhD, The University of Melbourne, 2002
BA(Hons), The University of Melbourne, 1990
Phone: 02 9385-4404
Fax: 02 9385-6637
A/Prof Teresa Senserrick has joined the Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research Group. Teresa was trained in Developmental Psychology and has two decades of experience in health and safety research. Since focusing on road safety in 1999, she has become internationally renowned for her expertise in young and novice driver research, particularly regarding driver training, education and graduated licensing. She has over 200 publications, reports and presentations, and has been called upon to provide policy advice to several jurisdictions in Australia and The United States and in Sweden. She presently includes a focus in her work on disadvantaged youth and communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia and novice drivers in China.
Teresa is Chair of the Sydney Chapter of the Australasian College of Road Safety and an inaugural member of the Young Driver Subcommittee, US Transportation Research Board (National Research Council/National Academies of Science) and member of the US-based Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine Policy Committee. She is also an Associate Editor of BMC Public Health. Teresa was recently awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Career Development Award.