C Keerthigha

C Keerthigha

C Keerthigha



  • BPsychSc (Honours), James Cook University, Australia, 2018-2019
  • BPsychSc, James Cook University, Australia, 2016-2018


Keerthigha is a PhD candidate and sessional lecturer at James Cook University, Singapore. Her doctoral research investigates the impact of helicopter parenting on youths. The research is centered on the dual perspective model in social cognition literature. She examines variables such as kiasuism, prosociality, and resilience through text mining, correlational, and quasi-experimental studies. Apart from her doctoral research, Keerthigha also conducts advanced statistical analyses for co-authored publications and teaching sessions.

Thesis Title

Investigating the impact of helicopter parenting on youths: A multi-method approach

Advisory Panel

Primary: Dr Smita Singh, Secondary: Dr Chan Kai Qin, Advisor Mentor: A/Prof Nerina Caltabiano

Research Interests

  • Parenting Styles
  • Social Judgement
  • Student Evaluation of Teaching
  • Cross-Cultural Research