I am a lecturer at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand. My research interests include the psychology of climate change, suicide, and self-harm. I also have a strong interest in quantitative methodology and open science practices.
PhD (Psychology), 2016
Master of Arts (Psychology), 2010
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Psychology), 2006
Bachelor of Business Studies (Finance), 2005
I am currently the leader of the Affect, Cognition and Environment (ACE) research cluster at Massey University. The cluster is made up of academics and students in the School of Psychology who conduct research in the areas of affect/emotion, cognition, and environmental psychology. We have a particular interest in climate change research and open science. The cluster operates a fortnightly research seminar conducted via Zoom. If you would like to join the mailing list for the cluster, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line subscribe psych-labseminar.
Members of the ACE cluster at a retreat in Ohakune, 2015.
I lead a lab of DClinPsych, Honours and Masters students. The lab has a focus on open science issues, especially as applied in clinical psychology. We meet fortnightly to discuss research issues and share presentations.
Some students in the lab and their respective research topics include:
I am currently the co-ordinator for the following courses at Massey University: