Researcher Profile

Professor Gillian Rhodes

Gillian Rhodes
Gillian Rhodes

Phone: +61 8 6488 3251

Research Expertise:
  • Face perception
  • Visual cognition


BSc Cant., MSc Auck., PhD Stan.

Previous Positions

Australian Professorial Fellow, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, 2003-2012
Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Western Australia, 1996-2002
Visiting Scientist, Vision Sciences Laboratory, Harvard University, April-May, 2000
Visiting Researcher, Advanced Telecommunications Research Laboratories, Human Information Processing Laboratory, Kyoto, Japan, Sep-Dec 1999
Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, NZ, 1994-1996
Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, Queen's University, May-Aug, 1992
Visiting Scientist, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Aug-Dec, 1992
Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Oregon (Eugene), Jan-March, 1993
Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, NZ, 1987-1993
Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Otago, NZ, 1986-87


Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
American Association for Psychological Science
Australian Psychological Society

Roles, responsibilities and expertise

Book Series Editor, Oxford Series in Visual Cognition (previously Advances in Visual Cognition), Oxford University Press (2003 continuing)

Editorial Board, Perception (2006 continuing)

Attention & Performance Advisory Council, Member (2011 continuing)

International Advisor, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science (2008 continuing)

Panel Member, Canada Research Chairs program (2003 continuing)


Gillian Rhodes received her PhD from Stanford University in 1986 and is currently a Professor of Psychology at the University of Western Australia. She leads the Person Perception Program of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders. Her research focuses on how we perceive, read, and recognize faces. She is the author of Superportraits: Caricatures and recognition, and has co-edited several volumes on face perception, including most recently, The Oxford Handbook of Face Perception.
She has held two ARC Professorial Fellowships (2003-2012) and an ARC Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (2013-16).

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Most frequent journals
  • PLoS ONE

    ISSNs: 1932-6203

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1932-6203

    Public Library of Science (PLoS)

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 3.11 SJR 1.201 SNIP 1.092

    Indexed in DOAJ

    Journal: ERA2018


    ISSNs: 0096-1523, 1939-1277

    American Psychological Association

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.47 SJR 1.654 SNIP 1.185

    Journal: ERA2018

  • Vision Research

    ISSNs: 0042-6989, 1878-5646

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1878-5646


    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 1.89 SJR 1.04 SNIP 0.989

    Journal: ERA2018


    ISSNs: 0301-0066, 1468-4233

    Pion Ltd

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 0.76 SJR 0.448 SNIP 0.5

    Journal: ERA2018

  • British Journal of Psychology

    ISSNs: 0007-1269, 2044-8295


    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.47 SJR 1.217 SNIP 1.555

    Journal: ERA2018

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