Professor Susan PaxtonEmeritus Professor, Psychology
Professor Paxton's research has concentrated on understanding risk factors for the development of body image and eating disorders, and the evaluation of prevention and treatment interventions for these problems. Her major current projects explore the early development of body image and eating behaviours, body image and disordered eating in adolescents and adults, evaluation of school-based prevention interventions and stigma associated with eating disorders.
Professor Paxton has been a member of numerous State and Federal government advisory committees. Professor Paxton was the recipient of the 2013 Academy for Eating Disorders Leadership Award for Research.