University of Queensland
As the chief academic officer, she is responsible for providing strategic leadership of The University of Queensland's broad academic agenda and overseeing the performance of the faculties and UQ's major research institutes.
Debbie held a range of senior appointments at UQ, including Acting Vice-Chancellor; Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic; Deputy Vice–Chancellor, Teaching & Learning; Executive Dean, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences; and Head of the School of Psychology.
Professor Terry received a BA and PhD in psychology from ANU. Debbie is a Fellow of both the Australian Psychological Society and the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA), and is currently President of ASSA. She also sits on the Australian Council of Learned Academies and the Strategic Advisory Committee for the Office of Teaching & Learning,Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education. She is Chair of the Queensland Panel for the Sir General John Monash Awards and isAssociate Editor of the British Journal of Psychology, andhas previously been Chair of the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre andChair of the Australian Research Council's College of Experts in the Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences.