University of Nottingham Malaysia
Division of
Organisational and Applied Psychology

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Oliver Mansilla

University Teaching Fellow, Postgraduate Tutor, Marketing Committee Representative, Gender and Equality Committee Representative, Website Liaison Officer, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Oliver began his teaching career in 1998. He is currently a University Teaching Fellow at the University of Nottingham Malaysia (2017-present). Previously, he was an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo de Zamboanga University (Philippines, 1998-2007) and Angeles University Foundation (Philippines, 2016-2017). He was a Lecturer and Quality Assurance Coordinator at the Salalah College of Technology (Sultanate of Oman, 2007-2012).

Oliver obtained his Master of Arts in Psychology, Major in Counselling (2003) and Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (1997) from the Ateneo De Manila University (Philippines). He has a Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching (2014). He is an Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (UK) since 2019.

Teaching Summary

  • Psychology of Individual Differences
  • Applied Social and Cultural Psychology
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Introduction to Counselling

Research Summary

  • Psychology of hope
  • Adolescent and adult attachment
  • Social media
  • Gender

Past Research

  • Family business, emotional intelligence, job satisfaction and commitment
  • Adolescent and young adult attachment orientations and conflict resolution styles
  • Consistency of moral reasoning among college students
  • Assessment of reading skills among college freshmen

Department of Applied Psychology

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

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