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About Nerina Caltabiano

Nerina Caltabiano has teaching responsibilities at both the Cairns and Singapore campuses. Her Honours and PhD were in Social Psychology, namely nonverbal behaviour in children and attitudes towards compulsive casino gamblers. She is the coordinator of the Honours and Postgraduate Diploma program. She is a member of both the Australian and the American Psychological Societies. Her publications and supervisions of higher degree research students are within the area of social and development psychology. Together with her collaborators, she has been the recipient of several grants including some internal faculty grants, an Australian Rotary Health Research Fund, a Cairns Campus, JCU Student Association Grant, Education Queensland grant, and an ARC Discovery Grant. She was a recipient of the 2009 Docemus Award for Volunteers given by the Cairns Catholic Diocese in recognition of unwavering commitment to Catholic Education. Her current research interests are in social cognition, socio-emotional development of children, and well-being.


Present Department of Psychology, James Cook University, James Cook University
Present Senior Lecturer, James Cook University



Books (4)

Book Chapters (4)

Book Reviews (2)

Articles (Refereed) (31)