Researcher biography

  • Past Degrees: BA, Psychology (University of Johannesburg); Honours BA Cum Laude, Psychology (North-West University); MA with Distinction, Clinical Psychology (Rhodes University); MSc with Distinction, History of Science, Medicine and Technology (University of Oxford)
  • Supervisors: Dr Ian Hesketh and Professor Peter Harrison
  • Thesis Title: Evolution and the politics of morality: the secularisation of morality in nineteenth-century Britain
  • Area of Research: My research focuses on the interplay between science and religion in the latter half of the nineteenth-century, especially as it relates to Darwinian evolution and the question of morality. Other research interests include psychoanalysis, evolutionary science and the psychology of religion.
Featured projects Duration
The place of history in science: reassessing the Darwinian revolution
ARC Future Fellowship
20172021