Sean’s primary specialization is industrial and organizational psychology. His secondary specializations include emotions, well-being and psychometrics. His studies focus on how we may enhance employees’ creativity, as well as promote better health and overall well-being. In terms of teaching, he has experience in teaching up to the postgraduate level. He currently serves as an Editorial Board Member at the Asian Journal of Social Psychology and Review Editor Board Member at Frontiers in Psychology (Emotion Science Section). He also conducts ad hoc peer-reviews for journals such as Organizational Psychology Review, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, and Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health.


I am currently seeking expressions of interest from potential PhD students wishing to work in any area(s) listed below:

Creativity and Innovation

  • Individual context
  • Team context

Emotions, Health and Subjective Well-Being

  • Workplace context
  • Daily life context

Psychometrics (e.g., scale development, validation, etc.)


  • PY3107: Psychological Assessment in Action (Level 3; SIN)
  • PY5406: Organisational Systems: Teams and Culture (Level 5; SIN)
  • PY5407: Personnel Assessment, Selection, and Development (Level 5; SIN)
  • Creativity (Individual and Team)
  • Emotions, Health, and Subject Well-Being
  • Psychometrics
  • 2021 to present - Editorial Board Member, Asian Journal of Social Psychology
  • 2021 to present - Advisor, JCU Singapore Psychology Society
  • 2020 to present - Review Editor, Frontiers in Psychology (Emotion Science section)
  • 2017 to 2019 - Research Award Reviewer, Association for Psychological Science
  • 2020 - Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2019 - Presidential Doctoral Fellowship Award
  • 2019 - Multidisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship Award

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