About Me

I received my BA (industrial and organization psychology) and MSc (social psychology) from Brazilian universities, and my PhD (social and environmental psychology) from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, under the supervision of Prof John Duckitt.

After a post-doc research position at the School of Population Health, University of Auckland, I joined the School of Psychology at the Victoria University of Wellington as a Lecturer in cross-cultural psychology in 2008, and I am currently a Reader and Fellow of the Centre for Applied Cross-Cultural Research. I teach undergraduate and graduate courses in applied social, cross-cultural and environmental psychology.

I have published over 120 refereed articles and book chapters, and have received local and international awards.