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Dr. Peter Chew

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Dr. Peter Chew

Senior Lecturer, Psychology


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), James Cook University, 2012 – 2016
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons Class I), James Cook University, 2008 – 2011

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Dr Peter Chew is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at James Cook University Singapore (JCUS). His primary area of research focus is on statistics anxiety, racism, the Pinkerton syndrome (the tendency for Asians to discriminate in favor of Caucasians), and psychometrics. Information about his journal articles can be accessed via his Personal Academic Website and his Google Scholar page.

Recent projects include (a) the development and evaluation of interventions for statistics anxiety, (b) an examination of racism and the Pinkerton syndrome in Singapore, and (c) the psychometric evaluation of various psychological instruments.

Peter also has considerable expertise in research methods and data analysis. Currently, he contributes his statistical expertise as a Secondary Advisor to 4 DPsych projects and 1 PhD project.

Research Interests

  • Statistics Anxiety
  • Racism
  • The Pinkerton Syndrome
  • Psychometrics