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Associate Professor in Psychology, Southern Cross University

Christian is an Associate Professor in Psychology at Southern Cross University. He is an accredited sport and exercise scientist (specialising in psychology) with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, and has worked with amateur and professional athletes/teams across a range of sports, age groups, and standards.

Christian's research is primarily interested in: (1) the psychology underlying excellent performance in sport; (2) mental health in sport; and (3) goal-setting in exercise and physical activity promotion. His research has been featured by ESPN, Marvel Comics, Scientific American Mind, and national media.


  • –present
    Associate Research Fellow, University of Wollongong
  • 2012–2015
    Lecturer, University of Lincoln (UK)


  • 2013 
    University of Lincoln (UK), PhD in Sport Psychology

Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences