Professor Stephen Houghton is Professor and Director of the Centre for Child & Adolescent Related Disorders at The University of Western Australia and a Visiting Professor at the University of Strathclyde, School of Psychological and Health Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland. He is a registered psychologist with an international reputation in the leadership of multi-site large-scale research projects in child and adolescent developmental psychopathology. He has been Chief Investigator on over 20 externally competitive funded research projects and has 170+ high-quality journal publications, two books, and a major test (PsychProfiler) to his credit.
Professor Houghton has successfully supervised 130+ Higher Degree thesis students to completion and has conducted numerous invited international conference presentations. His is widely reported in the international media. He is a recipient of a National Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Excellence in University Teaching Award (Social Sciences Category), and an ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contribution to University Student Learning. He was recently a recipient of the Vice Chancellor's Senior Research Award for distinguished achievement in research, scholarship, and sustained career excellence.