Researcher biography

Mark joined the School of Psychology in 2002 as a UQ Postdoctoral Research Fellow after completing his PhD at La Trobe University. His research interests lie in a range of inter-related aspects of socio-cognitive development in young human children and non-human primates. His current research is primarily focused on charting the origins and development of human cultural cognition. He became Deputy Head of School (Teaching and Learning) in 2015.

He is:

  • a Senior Research Associate, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • the Director, Early Cognitive Development Centre: http://www.psy.uq.edu.au/research/ecdc/
  • a member of: Association for Psychological Science; Society for Research in Child Development; Australasian Human Development Association
  • an Associate Editor: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
  • an Editorial Consultant: Child Development; Infant and Child Development