Research Group Leader, Ecosystem Sciences, University of Canberra

Iain's work is aimed at applying social scientific knowledge to pressing social issues, especially in climate change and natural resource management. This research is primarily concerned with understanding and engaging with processes of social and environmental change.


  • 2009–present
    Senior Research Scientist & Research Group Leader, CSIRO; Social & Economic Sciences Program


  • 1987 
    University of California, Santa Cruz, PhD (Social Psychology)
  • 1983 
    University of California, Santa Cruz, Master of Science
  • 1981 
    Flinders University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Psychology)
  • 1980 
    University of Adelaide, Bachelor of Arts


  • 2006
    Social cognition: An integrated introduction , Augoustinos, M., Walker, I., & Donaghue, N. (2006) (2nd ed.). London: Sage.