Dr Sue Morris

Dr Sue Morris

Dr Sue Morris

Course Coordinator and Lecturer

Contact details

Phone: 9385 3527
Email: Dr Sue Morris

Office: Mathews Building, Room 911


PSYC1021 - Introduction to Psychological Applications

PSYC1031 - Science of Resilience

PSYC1062 - Psychological Science of Wellbeing (online)


Morris, S., Cranney, J., Baldwin, P., Mellish, L., & Krochmalik, A. (2018) The Rubber Brain: A toolkit for optimising your study, work, and life! Australian Academic Press, QLD.

Richmond, J., Cranney, J., Pather, N., Morris, S., LeBard, R., & Sidhu. (2020, v.January 30). Healthy universities: Supporting student self-management, success and wellbeing through curricular approaches – Course coordinator manual. Unpublished manuscript, UNSW Sydney.

Cranney, J., & Morris, S. (in press). Psychological literacy in undergraduate psychology education and beyond. To appear in P. Graf & D. Dozois (Eds.). Handbook on the state of the art in applied psychology. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cranney, J., Morris, S., Krebs-Lazendic, L., & Hutton-Bedbrook, K. (in press). Back to the education future – evidence-based student-centred approaches to online curriculum design and delivery. To appear in S. McKenzie, M. Mundy,  F. Garivaldis,, & K. Dyer (Eds.), Tertiary Online Teaching and Learning (TOTAL)  Resource for online course students, teachers and developers. Springer Verlag. 

Cranney, J., & Morris, S. (2018). Undergraduate capstone experiences and psychological literacy.In G. Rich, S. McCarthy et al. (Eds.), Teaching psychology around the world: Volume 4 (pp.306-328). Newcastle on Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Morris, S., Cranney, J., & Olschewski, A. (2018). A unit on the science of self-management. In Taylor, J., & Hulme, J. (Eds.) International edition of the psychological literacy compendium.

Cranney, J., Nithy, V., Morris, S., Baldwin, P., LeBard, R., Cejnar, L., Beesley, T., Hutton-Bedbrook, K., Hunter, L., Y Yannoulatos, S. (2017). Student success in large undergraduate subjects: A pilot study embedding self-management development. Proceedings of the 2017 STARS Conference. http://unistars.org/papers/STARS2017/08E.pdf

Cranney, J., Andrews, A., & Morris, S. (2016). Curriculum renewal to build student resilience and success: Phase 1 [ID12-2381]: Final report. Retrieved from  http://www.olt.gov.au/resource-curriculum-renewal-build-student-resilience-and-success-phase-1-2016

Cranney, J., Morris, S., & Botwood, L. (2015). Psychological literacy in undergraduate psychology education. In D. S. Dunn (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Undergraduate Psychology Education. (pp.863-872). New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780199933815 (hardback) 2014 Online version retrieved from  http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199933815.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199933815-e-069

Morris, S., Cranney, J., Jeong, J. M., & Mellish, L. (2013). Developing psychological literacy: Student perceptions of graduate attributes. Australian Journal of Psychology, 65, 54-62.

Cranney, J., Morris, S., Krochmalik, A., & Botwood, L. (2012) . Assessing psychological literacy. In D. S. Dunn, S.C. Baker, C.M. Mehrotra, R.E. Landrum, & M. A. McCarthy, (Eds.), Assessing teaching and learning in psychology: Current and future perspectives (pp.95-106). Wadsworth Cengage Learning: Belmont, CA. 

Cranney, J., & Morris, S. (2011). Adaptive cognition and psychological literacy. In J. Cranney and D. S. Dunn (Eds.), The psychologically literate citizen: Foundations and global perspectives (pp. 251-268). New York: Oxford University Press.

Cranney, J., Morris, S., Martin, F., Provost, S., Zinkiewicz, L., Reece, J., Milne-Home, J., Burton, L., White, F., Homewood, J., Earl, J., & McCarthy, S. (2011). Psychological Literacy and applied psychology in undergraduate education. In J. Cranney and D. S. Dunn (Eds.), The psychologically literate citizen: Foundations and global perspectives (pp. 146-164). New York: Oxford University Press.

Cranney, J., Turnbull, C., Provost, S.C., Martin, F., Katsikitis, M., White, F.A., Voudouris, N.J., Montgomery, I.M., Heaven, P.C.L., Morris, S., Varcin, K.J. (2009). Graduate attributes of the four-year Australian undergraduate psychology program. Australian Psychologist, 44, 253-262.

Cranney J., Ahn M., McKinnon R., Morris S., Watts K. (2009). The testing effect, collaborative learning, and retrieval-induced facilitation in a classroom settingEuropean Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 21, 919-940.

Cranney, J., Morris, S., Spehar, B., & Scoufis, M. (2008). Helping first year students think like psychologists:  Supporting information literacy and team-work skill development. Psychology Learning and Teaching, 7, 28-36.

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

Australian Award for University Teaching - Citation for outstanding contribution to student learning, 2014 (with J.Cranney)

Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, 2013

Faculty of Science Staff Excellence Award for Excellence in Sessional Teaching, 2011

Carrick Citation Award, 2007 (with J.Cranney, B.Spehar, & B.Newell)

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