Christopher Stanton

Researcher, Human-Machine Interaction, The MARCS Institute, Western Sydney University

Christopher (Chris) John Stanton is a postdoctoral research fellow in Human–Machine Interaction at the MARCS Institute, Western Sydney University. He has conducted research in autonomous robotics, artificial intelligence, and human-robot interaction for applications ranging in diversity from robot soccer to Defence. His current research focuses on how the behaviour and appearance of autonomous robots and artificial intelligence can influence people’s attitudes, decision-making processes, and task performance when working cooperatively with such systems. Chris holds undergraduate degrees in arts (psychology and linguistics), information science (software engineering), and business (Hons 1st) from the University of Newcastle Australia, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Technology Sydney in artificial intelligence and robotics.


  • –present
    Researcher, Human-Machine Interaction, Western Sydney University