Division of Educational & Child Psychology

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Division of Educational & Child Psychology Committee

Chair: Juliet Whitehead

Chair Elect: Gavin Morgan

Past Chair: Brian Apter

Honorary Secretary:  Julia Hardy

Honorary Treasurer: Christopher Arnold 

DECP Northern Ireland Chair: Marie Hill 

Division Coordinator: Courtney Rawle                                   email: [email protected]

Communications Lead: Dan O'Hare

Conference Leads: Vivan Hill & Abigail Wright

Website editors: Olympia Palikara & Alison Greenwood        email: [email protected][email protected]

Elected Committee Members:

  • Abigail Wright
  • William Bulman
  • Melernie Meheux
  • Daniel OHare
  • Victoria Lewis

Co-opted Members

  • David Traxson
  • Harriet Martin
  • Charmian Hobbs
  • Alison Greenwood
  • Olympia Palikara


  • DECP Debate - Jean Law - DECP Debate
  • Educational & Child Psychology - Simon Gibbs 
  • NAPEP - Rhona Hobson
  • BPS Ethics Committee – Mo Bham

In Training Representatives

  • Year 2: Angharad Jones
  • Year 3: Sarah Chestnutt



Useful BPS contacts:

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