Julian (Joe) Elliott joined Durham University in 2004 from the University of Sunderland where he was Acting Dean of the School of Education and Lifelong Learning. Prof. Elliott taught in mainstream and special schools prior to practising as an LEA educational psychologist.
His research and teaching interests include achievement motivation, working memory difficulties, SEN, behaviour management, study support, cognitive education and psychological assessment. His research involves ongoing collaborations with partners in Europe, the United States, Asia and Australia.
He is Associate Editor of the British Journal of Educational Psychology and a member of Editorial Boards of several journals including the British Educational Research Journal, Learning and Individual Differences, and Comparative Education.