Associate Professor, School of Education, University of the Sunshine Coast
Dr Michael C Nagel is an Associate Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast where he researches and teaches in the areas of child and adolescent development, behaviour and educational psychology. A prolific author, Dr Nagel has written seventeen books related to human development and education with particular interests in the developing paediatric brain, behaviour and learning. Along with being a contributor to a number of textbooks used in over 20 countries and in undergraduate and postgraduate education courses throughout Australia, Dr Nagel has been nominated as Australian Lecturer of the Year each year since 2010 and has been an invited expert on TV New Zealand Breakfast, Sunrise, A Current Affair and The Project. When he is not busy professionally, he spends his time learning the important lessons of life from his own children, Madeline and Harrison.