Amanda’s qualifications include a BSc in Psychology, an MSc in Psychology and Culture, a PhD in Psychology and a PGCert (TLHE).
Amanda is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at London Metropolitan University. She also teaches Critical Social Psychology for the Open University. She has held previous posts as a Lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire and as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Northampton. She is a member of the BPS (British Psychological Society) Psychology of Women Section and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
Amanda’s academic background is in social/developmental psychology with a specific interest in the construction of gendered identities. Her subject specialisms are: identity development in children and their mothers and qualitative research methods. She currently teaches developmental psychology and qualitative research methods on the following courses: Psychology BSc (Hons), Psychology and Sociology BSc (Hons), and on the Applied Psychology MSc.
Visick, A (2016). Mothering and Identity Construction in the Context of Higher Education: Interviews with Mature Student Mothers and their Children. Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-86936-5.
Visick, A (2004) Social Constructions of English Mature Student Mothers’ Identities in Relation to Domestic and Study ‘Responsibilities’: a ‘Q’ Study. Platform Presentation, British Psychological Society, Psychology of Women Section Conference.
Dr. Amanda Visick
Senior Lecturer in Psychology