Simon F. Crowe

Simon Crowe is Professor of Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology in the School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University. Professor Crowe has recently been elected as the inaugural Chair of the Asia Pacific Psychology Alliance (2019-2023).

He is also the past Chair of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists of the Australian Psychological Society (2013-2018), and recently completed his term as the Chair of the Academic Board of La Trobe University (2012-2016). He is also past Chair of the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (2016-2018). He is a past President of the Australian Psychological Society (APS: 2009-2011) and was on the Board of the APS from 2006-2008. He was Chair of the Heads of Department and Schools of Psychology Australia (HODSPA) in 2005. He is a and Honorary Fellow of the APS, and a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (US) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a member of the APS Colleges of Clinical Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology and Forensic psychology and has area of practice endorsement in each of these areas. He is a past editor of the Journal, Australian Psychologist (2001-2005). Professor Crowe was also President of the Alcohol Related Brain Injury Assessment and Support Service (ARBIAS) from 1994-1999, and was made a Life member of ARBIAS in 2000. Professor Crowe has been extensively involved in the psychology curriculum for upper secondary education and was Chief examiner for year 12 Psychology in Victoria from 2003-2004. 

Professor Crowe maintains strong research programs into the neuropsychology of neuropsychiatric disorders and a variety of neuropsychological assessment issues. He has published three monographs, more than 140 refereed journal articles and numerous book chapters, conference presentations, notes and commentaries. He has supervised more than 40 doctoral degree candidates (PhD and DPsych) as well as numerous Masters and fourth year theses. He continues to conduct and extensive practice in the area of medico-legal disputation and is an independent neuropsychological examiner for the Victoria, Workcover Authority, Corrections Victoria, the Children’s Court Clinic and the Transport Accident Commission in Victoria.