Adam Christmas

Research Student

Department of Methodology

About me

Working PhD Title
Trait versus state anxiety: exploring differences with ambulatory assessment

Professor Martin Bauer

Research interests

  • Experience sampling and momentary assessment methods, how they differ from and complement recalled rating methods
  • Temperament and other correlates of daily lived experience, especially as they pertain to experiences of stress and anxiety 
  • Information systems and technology, particularly portable, distributed, and automated sampling application development


Professional Experience
Adam has worked as a programmer, web designer, database analyst, and general technical person for more than a decade. His most recent full-time post was as a senior analyst programmer.

MSc (with Distinction) in Social Research Methods (Social Psychology), LSE, 2009.
MSc (with Distinction) in Analysis, Design, and Management of Information Systems, LSE, 2007.
MSc (with Distinction) in Multimedia Application Development, Middlesex University, 2005.
BSc (ord.) in Computer Science, UEA Norwich, 1999.

Scholarships and awards
Department of Methodology Best Dissertation, LSE, 2009.
MSc/PhD "1+3" Studentship, Economic and Social Research Council, ongoing from 2008.
Macromedia Postgraduate Multimedia Award, Middlesex University, 2005.

Adam has worked as a teaching assistant on the introductory and intermediate level postgraduate statistics courses in the Department of Methodology. He also occasionally teaches a seminar on experience sampling for doctoral students.