Christina attended St Aloysius College from 2002-2011. During her school years she was actively involved in social justice, participated in the Duke of Edinburgh Award and was a member of the Student Representative Council Executive.
After graduating from SAC, Christina completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and a PhD in Psychology at the University of Adelaide, specifically focusing on parenting and child emotional wellbeing. She has developed a modified parenting program that takes a family-based approach to parenting, helping mothers and fathers learn strategies to support their children’s development together. Alongside her own research, Christina has worked on a variety of projects, including studies on child physical activity and obesity, and how technology can be utilised to improve physical wellbeing.