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Robert A. Cummins

Estes-Sirgy About the Authors CumminsRobert A. Cummins was appointed Emeritus Professor in 2014, after holding a Personal Chair in Psychology at Deakin University from 1997 to 2013. He holds postgraduate degrees in physiology and psychology from the University of Queensland and the University of Western Australia. Professor Cummins is an international authority on quality-of-life research and a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies. He is on the editorial board of 15 journals and is an editor of the Journal of Happiness Studies. In 2000, Professor Cummins founded the Australian Centre on Quality of Life as a virtual centre within Deakin University as a resource for students and researchers. Professor Cummins supervises postgraduate students, for which he has received several awards. He has an h-index of 50 and has published over 350 books, book chapters, papers, and reports and is a popular speaker. E-mail:
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