PhD (Mgmt), GradDip (OrgPsyc), GradCert (HighEd), BSc (Hons)

Senior Lecturer in Leadership

Research and teaching specialties

Leadership Development, Human Resource Management, Organisational Psychology, Organisational Behaviour, Experiential Learning.


With an authentic gratification in amplifying business professionals with the values, tools and competence to add value to their own professions, Dr Alicia Stanway is a Lecturer in the Leadership and Human Resource Management discipline. Her current research portfolio includes an emphasis on Positive Psychology.

Prior to joining AIB in 2020, Alicia spent a decade teaching across the Event, Sport and Recreation Management and Business programs at the School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University. As an advocate for experiential learning and nurturing industry networks to enhance employability, Alicia led undergraduate students across the USA for the Sports, Venues and Events Study Tours and designed curriculum that integrated academic learning with practical application, which earned her the Dean’s Award for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence. Alicia is also leading an industry collaboration with Parks and Leisure Western Australia to empower aquatic and leisure centre (ALC) practitioners with a well-being, social and economic model that articulates the holistic value of an individual ALC.

She also holds a PhD (Management) from the University of South Australia, which focused on the role of psychological contract and personality traits on organisational citizenship behaviours in the performing arts higher education context.