Samuel is a social psychologist whose research focuses on leadership for the common good, the social psychology of innovation, and public interest technology. He is co-creator of the Australian Leadership Index, co-director of the Thriving in Society 4.0 program of the Social Innovation Research Institute, Deputy Director of the Social Psychology of Innovation Research Group and co-convenor of the Melbourne Society 5.0 Forum.
His research has appeared in the British Journal of Social Psychology, Social and Personality Psychology Compass, and Behavior Research Methods, among other journals. Committed to research that creates social impact, Sam has published extensively with The Conversation and Analysis and Policy Observatory. Sam has been awarded over $1 million in external research grants from industry on leadership and humanitarianism-related research projects.
In addition to his leadership development work with Masters students in the Swinburne Business School, Sam has delivered executive education and corporate workshops, working with leaders in the medical and education sectors to develop their capacities to be highly effective, ethical leaders.
Senior Lecturer in Leadership, Swinburne University of Technology
Course Director, MBA, Swinburne University of Technology
Course Director, Global Leadership Program, Swinburne University of Technology
Director, Swinburne Leadership Institute, Swinburne University of Technology
Acting Director, Swinburne Leadership Institute, Swinburne University of Technology
Research fellow, Swinburne Leadership Institute, Swinburne University of Technology
Lecturer in Psychology, Monash University
Postdoctoral fellow, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne
Assistant Lecturer in Psychology, Monash University
University of Melbourne, PhD (social psychology)
University of Melbourne, Master of Psychology (organisational psychology)