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Scientia Professor Andrew James Martin

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Student Motivation, Student Engagement, Student Achievement

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Andrew Martin, BA (Hons), MEd (Hons), PhD, is Scientia Professor, Professor of Educational Psychology, and Co-Chair of the Educational Psychology Research Group in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales, Australia specializing in motivation, engagement, achievement, and quantitative research methods. He is also Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Education at the University of Oxford, Honorary Professor in the...view more

Andrew Martin, BA (Hons), MEd (Hons), PhD, is Scientia Professor, Professor of Educational Psychology, and Co-Chair of the Educational Psychology Research Group in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales, Australia specializing in motivation, engagement, achievement, and quantitative research methods. He is also Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Education at the University of Oxford, Honorary Professor in the School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney, Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, Fellow of the (Australian) College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists, Distinguished Scholar for the NSW Institute of Educational Research, and Immediate Past-President of the International Association of Applied Psychology’s Division 5 Educational and School Psychology.

Andrew is a Registered Psychologist (Psychology Board of Australia). He is recognized for psychological and educational research in achievement motivation and for the quantitative methods he brings to the study of applied phenomena. Although the bulk of his research focuses on motivation, engagement, and achievement, Andrew is also published in important cognate areas such as Aboriginal/Indigenous education, ADHD, gifted and talented, academic resilience and academic buoyancy, adaptability, goal setting, pedagogy, and teacher-student relationships. Andrew’s research also bridges other disciplines through assessing motivation and engagement in sport, music, and work.

In 2020, The Australian newspaper identified Andrew as 1 of only 9 Australian researchers leading the world in their discipline based on citations to papers they published in the past 5 years in their field's top 20 journals. Based on lead authorships, Andrew placed 1st in the most recent International 5-Yearly Rankings of the Most Published Educational Psychologists (Source: Table 2, Greenbaum et al., Educational Psychology Review, 2016; and 8th in absolute output, Table 1). He is frequently UNSW’s “Most Read” scholar on ResearchGate and his Research Interest Score (10,000+) is in the top 1% of all researchers on ResearchGate. His Google Scholar h-index is > 70 (i10-index > 215). He has written over 250 peer reviewed journal articles, 65 peer-reviewed chapters, 3 books for parents and teachers (published in 5 languages), 2 Edited Handbooks, 1 Monograph for the British Psychological Society, 12 commissioned government reports, and over 90 publications for professional and lay audiences (e.g., teachers, parents, psychologists, counsellors). Andrew has delivered over 200 invited/keynote presentations and his work has been featured in over 400 radio, television, newspaper, newsletter, and web outlets.

Andrew has won 15 Australian Research Council (ARC; 12 grants) and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC; 3 grants) grants as well as international funding (e.g., European Commission, US Spencer Foundation, EARLI/Jacobs Foundation) and 15 government and non-government research tenders. In total, he has secured over $6 million in nationally and internationally competitive grants, government tenders, and corporate/commercial funds. He has supervised over 15 PhD students and in three separate years has won the Outstanding/Exemplary Research Supervisor Award from his university’s Postgraduate Council.

He is Associate Editor of British Journal of Educational Psychology and School Psychology International, Consulting Editor for Journal of Educational Psychology and Educational Psychology, serves on numerous international and national Editorial Boards (Educational Psychologist; Contemporary Educational Psychology; Learning and Individual Differences; Educational and Developmental Psychologist; Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools), and Guest Edits numerous journal Special Issues (e.g., in Contemporary Educational Psychology, British Journal of Educational Psychology, Educational Psychology).

In 2018, 2019, and 2020 he was listed as National Research Field Leader in “Educational Psychology and Counselling” by The Australian newspaper. Beginning 2019, Andrew is the Inaugural Distinguished Scholar (2019-2021) of the New South Wales Institute for Educational Research. In 2017-2018, Andrew was appointed Fellow of the (Australian) College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists and also received the College’s Award of Distinction. In 2016, Andrew was elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association and Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. In 2013, he was elected Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. Prior to that, in 2008 Andrew received the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Raymond B. Cattell Early Career Award, “To recognize a scholar who has conducted a distinguished program of cumulative educational research in any field of educational inquiry within the first decade following receipt of their doctoral degree” (AERA, 2008). Before that, Andrew was listed in The Bulletin magazine’s ‘SMART 100 Australians’ (2003) and one of only three academics judged to be in the Top 10 in the field of Education in Australia. His PhD was judged the Most Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Educational Psychology by Division 15 of the American Psychological Association and also judged the Most Outstanding PhD in Education in Australia by the Australian Association for Research in Education.


My Qualifications

BA (Hons-Psych), MEd (Hons-Ed Psych), PhD (Ed Psych)


My Awards

2020: Listed in The Australian newspaper as 1 of 9 Australian researchers leading the world in their discipline based on citations to their publications in the previous 5 years in the top 20 journals in their field

2020:  Outstanding Research Supervisor Award – Awarded by Postgraduate Council, University of New South Wales, Australia.

2018, 2019, and 2020:  National Research Field Leader for the “Educational Psychology and Counselling” discipline in The Australian newspaper

2019:  Inaugural Distinguished Scholar (2019-2021), New South Institute for Educational Research

2019:  Winner, American Psychological Association (Division 52: International Psychology) Single Institution Student First-Authored Poster Award (Granziera, Collie, & Martin, 2019)

2018:  Award of Distinction, College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists, Australian Psychological Society

2018:  Exemplary Doctoral Supervisor Award – Awarded by Postgraduate Council, University of New South Wales, Australia.

2017:  Fellow, College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists, Australian Psychological Society

2017:  Appointed Scientia Professor, University of New South Wales, Australia

2016:  Based on lead authorships, placed 1st in International Rankings of the Most Published Educational Psychologists (Source: Table 2, Greenbaum et al., Educational Psychology Review, 2016; and 8th in absolute output, Table 1).

2016:  Fellow, American Psychological Association

2016:  Fellow, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

2016:  Exemplary Doctoral Supervisor Award – Awarded by Postgraduate Council, University of New South Wales, Australia.

2015-Present:  Co-Chair, Educational Psychology Research Group, School of Education, University of New South Wales, Australia

2014-2018:  President, International Association of Applied Psychology – Division 5 Educational, Instructional, and School Psychology.

2010-2018:  Board Member, International Association of Applied Psychology – Division 5 Educational, Instructional, and School Psychology.

2013-Present:  Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Education, University of Oxford

2013-Present:  Honorary Professor, School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney

2015:  Dean’s Award for Research Scholarly Impact, University of New South Wales

2013:  Fellow, American Educational Research Association (AERA).

2013:  Adjunct Professor, School of Education, University of New South Wales.

2008-Present: Editor Roles and Editorial Boards - see Engagement Section below

2011-2013:  Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Department of Education, University of Oxford

2012:  Visiting Researcher, Health, Emotion and Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Yale University

2012:  Visiting Researcher, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University

2011:  Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Department of Education, University of Oxford

2011:  Visiting Fellow, St Cross College, University of Oxford

2010-2014:  President Elect, International Association of Applied Psychology – Division 5 Educational, Instructional, and School Psychology.

2010-2014:  Australian Research Council Future Fellowship

2010-2014:  Invited Inaugural Honorary Member, Australian Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, APAC (NSW)

2010Visiting Professor, Hong Kong Institute of Education

2009:  Based on International Rankings of the Most Productive Educational Psychologists (2003-2008), Top 25 most published researchers across all peer reviewed journals (Source: Table 2, Jones et al., Contemporary Educational Psychology, 2010)

2009American Educational Research Association (AERA) Raymond B. Cattell Early Career Lecture, Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA

2008:  American Educational Research Association (AERA) Early Career Award.

2008:  Invited Visiting Scholar, National Institute of Education, Singapore

2007-2008:  Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Department of Education, University of Oxford

2007-2008:  Visiting Fellow, St Cross College, University of Oxford

2006:  Invited Member of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists, Australian Psychological Society

2003:  Listed in The Bulletin magazine’s ‘SMART 100 Australians’ (and in the Top 10 in the field of Education)

2003:  Outstanding Contribution to Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN), Rotary Australia

2001/2002:  Outstanding Educational Psychology PhD by Division 15 of American Psychological Association

1999/2000:  Outstanding Australian PhD in Education by Australian Association for Research in Education

1997:  Placed on Dean’s List of Scholars for Academic Excellence in Education (University of Sydney)

1996:  Postgraduate Travel Scholarship from Australian Association for Research in Education


My Engagement

Engagement with Learned and Professional Academies and Societies:

- Fellow, American Psychological Association

- Fellow, American Educational Research Association

- Fellow, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

- Fellow, College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists, Australian Psychological Society

- Registered Psychologist (Psychology Board of Australia)

- Member, Australian Psychological Society

- (Invited) Honorary Member, Australian Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, APAC (NSW)

- Member, Educational Psychology Division (Div. 15) of American Psychological Association

- Member, British Educational Research Association

- Member, European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)

- Member, Motivation and Emotion Special Interest Group, EARLI

- Affiliate Member, British Psychological Society

- Member, Australian Association for Research in Education

 

Engagement with Academic Journals and Scholarly Volumes - Current:

- Associate Editor, British Journal of Educational Psychology

- Associate Editor, School Psychology International

- Consulting Editor, Editorial Board, Journal of Educational Psychology

- Consulting Editor, Educational Psychology

- Editorial Board, Educational Psychologist

- Editorial Board, Contemporary Educational Psychology

- Editorial Board, Learning and Individual Differences

- Editorial Board, Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools

- Editorial Board, Educational and Developmental Psychologist

- Advisory Board, Routledge/AARE Local/Global Issues in Education Series

- Advisory Committee, International Association of Applied Psychology United Nations White Paper Series

 

Engagement with Academic Journals and Scholarly Volumes - Completed:

- Associate Editor, Journal of Educational Psychology (completed)

- Guest Editor, British Journal of Educational Psychology (Special Issue: Academic Growth) (completed)

- Editorial Board, American Educational Research Journal (completed)

- Editorial Board, Educational and Psychological Measurement (completed)

- Editorial Advisory Board, Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (Springer) (completed)

- Section Editor, International Guide to Student Achievement (Routledge) (completed)

- Guest Editor, Educational Psychology (Special Issue: Educational Resilience in Asia; with Drs Haibin Li and Jean Yeung) (completed)

- Guest Editor, Contemporary Educational Psychology (Special Issue: ADHD, Learning Disability, Executive Function Disorder; with Drs Rayne Sperling and Kristie Newton) (completed)

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