Lisa Wundersitz

Dr Lisa Wundersitz

Senior Research Fellow

Centre for Automotive Safety Research

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences


Dr Lisa Wundersitz is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Automotive Safety Research at the University of Adelaide where she has worked since 1996. She was awarded a PhD in Psychology for her work investigating the characteristics of high-risk young drivers. Her evidence-based young driver research has supported and influenced Government policy, including the introduction of the enhanced GLS legislation in South Australia. Lisa also specialises in research concerning road user attitudes and behaviours, regional and remote road safety, evaluations of road safety programs and mass media campaigns, driver impairment (alcohol, drugs, distraction), and quad bike safety.

Research interests

  • Regional and remote road safety
  • Young driver safety
  • Graduated licensing programs
  • Driver impairment (alcohol, drugs, fatigue)
  • Risky road user behaviour
  • Development and evaluation of mass media campaigns
  • Evaluation of road safety programs
  • Quad bike safety
  • Transport in workplace health and safety
  • Position: Senior Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83136298
  • Email: lisa.wundersitz@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8232 4995
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering Annex
  • Org Unit: Centre for Automotive Safety Research

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