PhD (Clinical Psychology), Australian National University (submitted July 2005 accepted into the degree 15 September 2006 ) Thesis: "The Optimal Ignorance Model: Development and Application to Interpersonal Inhibition"
B. Sc. (Psychology) First-Class Honours, Australian National University (April 2001) Dissertation Title: "Evaluation of Counterfactual Thinking and Event Simulation on Coping With Controllable Stressful Events"
B. Ec. (Economics) Second Class First Division Honours, University of New England (March 1991) Dissertation Title: "An Engels Curve Analysis of Defence Expenditure in Developing Economies"
Grad. Dip. Ag. Ec., University of New England (March 1990).
N.S.W. Higher School Certificate, Asquith Boys High School, Sydney (December 1984).
Research Associate (non-ongoing), School of Psychology, Division of Science, Australian National University, Acton, ACT (May 2005 - December 2005)