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Professor in Psychology, Bournemouth University

I am a Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Scientist and Professor in Psychology. I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Stirling, my MSc at the University of Strathclyde and then my PhD at the University of West of Scotland in 2007. My PhD was on the topic of social psychology and substance use, looking particularly at misperceptions of peer norms. Following this I worked on an AERC funded post-doc position at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine before moving onto a lecturing post at the University of Bradford in 2008. I joined the Department of Psychology at Bournemouth University in 2014.


  • –present
    Principal Academic in Psychology, Bournemouth University


  • 2008 
    University of the West of Scotland, PhD