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Pamela  Pourzanjani

Dr Pamela Pourzanjani CPsychol AFBPsS, FHEA

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

023 8201 2055 ext. 2055 Room no. RM155


Having completed her BSc (Hons) degree in psychology and PhD at the University of Plymouth, Pam then gained a postgraduate teaching qualification in higher education at Derby University and is now a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

She is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and also a qualified proof-reader and editor.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Research interests

    Pam's research interests include cognitive developmental psychology including memory, attention, metacognition and children’s drawings, and teaching and learning in higher education.
  2. Recent publications

    Follow the link below for a list of Pam's publications.

    Pourzanjani, P. (2018). Is intellectual curiosity a key predictor of academic performance? Dialogue Journal of Learning and Teaching, 7, 4-15.

    Published under maiden name of Sutton:

    Sutton, P. & Henry, A. (2005).  An exploration of student learning experiences and approaches to learning.  Psychology Teaching Review, 11(1), 42–52.

    Sutton, P. & Rose, D. (1998).  The role of strategic visual attention in children’s drawing development.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 68, 87–107.