I’m a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology and assistant editor of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

My research focuses on the psychology of morality: how people decide what is right and wrong and who is good and bad, why people are motivated to do good and sometimes fail, why people agree and disagree over moral matters, and how people adjust moral judgments to present themselves in socially optimal ways.

I’m also interested in many topics such as self-sacrifice, self-control, religiosity, cultural differences, and social rejection.


Career highlights

  • Earning the 2014 Society of Experimental Social Psychology Dissertation Award for my PhD thesis on the process dissociation of moral judgments at The University of Western Ontario

  • Receiving the Rising Star Award in 2020 from the Association for Psychological Science

  • Receiving the Transformation in Teaching Award in 2018 from Florida State University

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MSc Psychology

Psychology professional

Gain a new understanding of the complexities and capabilities of the human mind and learn a wide range of specialist skills in a welcoming, flexible environment.

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