Postdoctoral Scholar and Associate Lecturer, Murdoch University

School of Psychology and Exercise Science at Murdoch University


  • 2014–present
    Postdoctoral Scholar , Young & Well CRC
  • 2014–present
    Associate Lecturer, Murdoch University, School of Psychology and Exercise Science
  • 2013–2013
    Unit Coordinator: Developmental Psychology, Murdoch University
  • 2007–2013
    Research Assistant, Murdoch University
  • 2012–2012
    Graduate, Australian Bureau of Statistics


  • 2012 
    Murdoch University, PhD
  • 2007 
    Murdoch University, Honours in Psychology
  • 2006 
    Murdoch University, Bachelor of Arts


  • 2012
    What difference can a year make? Changes in functional and aesthetic body satisfaction among male and female adolescents over a year, Australian Psychologist
  • 2011
    Differences in functional and aesthetic body image between sedentary girls and girls involved in sports and physical activity: Does sport type make a difference? , Psychology of Sport and Exercise
  • 2010
    Embodied image: Gender differences in functional and aesthetic body image among Australian adolescents., Body Image
  • 2007
    Not just idle time: Adolescents’ developmental experiences provided by structured and unstructured leisure activities., The Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist