I completed my undergraduate and postgraduate training in social psychology at the Australian National University. I was a Research Associate at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (ANU) before moving to Murdoch University in 2010 to take up a teaching and research position in the School of Psychology. I was an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Awardee between 2012-2015. In May 2017 I moved to Flinders University to take up a position as Associate Professor in the School of Psychology. I am an Associate Editor at the British Journal of Social Psychology.
Bachelor of Arts - 2005 - the Australian National University
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours I) - 2005 - the Australian National University
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) - 2009 - the Australian National University
2016-2018 Discovery Project DP160101618 (lead by Assoc Prof Winnifred Louis, UQ), Australian Research Council
2016 Society for Australasian Social Psychology (SASP) Early Career Award.
2015 Murdoch University Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Early Career Research
2012-2014 Discovery Early Career Researcher Award DE120101029 (DECRA), Australian Research Council.
2010 Australian Psychological Society Excellent PhD Thesis in Psychology Award
My research sits at the nexus of social and political psychology. I study how people and societies change and I believe that the two (personal and social change) are inextricably linked. As such, my research bears on topics of both theoretical and practical importance: