Sandra Rankin BA Hons, PGCertHE, MSc

Senior Lecturer, Psychology

Sandra Rankin is a Senior Lecturer for Psychology in the School of Human Sciences at the University of Greenwich.

Formerly programme leader and combined honours link tutor for psychology, Sandra currently lectures on several undergraduate courses and is link tutor for the BA Hons Business Psychology programme as well as for student and staff disability forum link to the school.

Sandra's course lecturing includes coordinating Introduction to Psychology; Business Psychology, and Organisational Psychology on the undergraduate programmes.

Sandra holds recognition with Continuing Professional Development in Transforming Learning.

Posts held previously:

  • 1995-99, Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire
  • 1994-95, Researcher, Glasgow Caledonian University

Responsibilities within the university

  • Senior Lecturer, Psychology, School of Human Sciences
  • Lecturer on BSc Hons Psychology; and BSc Hons Psychology with Counselling
  • Course coordinator for Introduction to Psychology; Business Psychology; Organisational Psychology
  • Link tutor: BA Hons Business Psychology; student disability; and staff disability forum
  • School Teaching and Technology Group member
  • Compass Journal Reviewer
  • GOLD Recognition Panel Reviewer
  • Date Member of the E-Centre


  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Member of the British Psychology Society (MBPsS)
  • Member of the Division of Occupational Psychology

Research / Scholarly interests

Sandra's research interest includes behavioural impacts in the use of social media and internet related activities; leadership development and the role of job satisfaction in motivating employees in the workplace; educational assessment methods, in particular comparisons between online and conventional methods of assessment and feedback; and the impact that e-learning technology has on students and staff.

Sandra's PhD research studied ways that individuals use deception and lying behaviour on the internet, particularly in social networking sites. She is also interested in ways of measuring employee behaviour in an organisational context.

Key funded projects

  • Greenwich Connect Seed funded project award, 2013