Angela Nickerson

Angela Nickerson is Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychology at UNSW Australia, and Director of the Refugee Trauma and Recovery Program. Following completion of her PhD at UNSW in 2009, Angela undertook postdoctoral research fellowships at Harvard University and Boston University. Angela has authored over sixty peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in the area of post-trauma and refugee mental health. Angela’s research focuses on uncovering mechanisms underlying psychological disorders in refugees and asylum-seekers, with the aim of improving psychological interventions for these groups and informing policy and service provision.