Barbara Gillam

Barbara Gillam

Emeritus Professor
BA (Hons I) Sydney, PhD ANU, Post-doctoral Columbia University, New York
School of Psychology

Academic appointments:


Professor 1986-
Appointed Scientia Professor 2002
ARC Professorial Fellow 2002-2006

State University of New York, College of Optometry:

Assoc-Professor then Professor, 1972-86

Research areas:

Stereoscopic vision. The perception of surfaces and occlusion. Perceptual coherence. Hemispheric integration. Attention. Professional issues in psychology.


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Mathews, Room 701

Recent research grants:

  • (2008-2010) ARC Discovery: An Investigation of Long-range Stereopsis. (Gillam, Palmisano, & Allison)
  • (2007-2009) ARC Discovery: Stereoscopic Edge and Surface Perception. (Gillam)
  • (2006) ARC International Linkage Fellowship: Stereopsis at Large Distances. (Gillam & Allison)
  • (2005-2007) ARC Discovery: Occlusion, surface perception and illusory contours. (Gillam & Anderson)