Researcher biography

Marissa Edwards is an award-winning educator, mental health advocate, and researcher at the University of Queensland Business School. She is the current Co-Editor of the Handbook of Academic Mental Health, to be published by Edward Elgar Press in 2023. Marissa has extensive experience as a lecturer and tutor, and completed her PhD thesis on decision-making processes underlying silence and whistle-blowing. She is also the co-founder and co-curator of Voices of Academia, a blog dedicated to academic mental health and well-being. Marissa is known internationally for her advocacy work and regularly facilitates workshops about academic mental health at universities across Australia, Europe, and the United States.