Dr. Halley Pontes

Dr. Halley Pontes

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Birkbeck, University of London

I am a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society (CPsychol), Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS), and Chartered Scientist (CSci) of the Science Council. I am currently working in the School of Psychological Sciences at Birkbeck, University of London in the United Kingdom as a Senior Lecturer. I am interested in researching mental health and well-being issues associated with emerging addictive behaviors such as gaming disorder, social media addiction, and internet addiction.

I received my PhD from the Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom and have published numerous studies (see my ResearchGate profile for a full list) in several scientific journals and presented my research work at numerous international conferences. My research has been previously awarded with the Durand Jacobs Award from McGill University (Canada) and the Early Career Research Award from the Australian Psychological Society (Australia) for its contributions to the psychology of addictive behaviors and cyberpsychology.

My PGP Public Key fingerprint (for contactme [at] halleypontes.com) is: DE26 2BED FB0D C0ED 97F7 DD95 234E 9809 AEDA EAC8.

(Selected) Experience

Birkbeck, University of London
Senior Lecturer in Psychology
March 2021 – Present London, United Kingdom
University of Tasmania
Adjunct Lecturer in Psychology
April 2021 – Present Launceston, Australia
University of Tasmania
Lecturer in Psychology
April 2019 – March 2021 Launceston, Australia
Nottingham Trent University
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology
September 2016 – March 2019 Nottingham, United Kingdom

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