PhD Candidate in the School of Psychology, The University of Queensland

Upon graduating with honours, I received the University Medal, McBride Prize for Best Thesis in Social Psychology, and Best Presentation Award. Since beginning my PhD in April 2014 I have received four publications:

Harris, E. A., Hornsey, M., & Barlow, F. K. (in press). On the link between benevolent sexism and orgasm frequency in heterosexual women. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Harris, E. A., Thai, M., & Barlow, F. K. (2016). Fifty shades flipped: Effects of reading erotica depicting a sexually dominant woman compared to a sexually dominant man. The Journal of Sex Research, 1-12. doi:10.1080/00224499.2015.1131227

Connor, P.* & Harris, E. A.,* Guy, S., Fernando, J., Shank, D. B., Kurz, T., . . . Kashima, Y. (2016). Interpersonal communication about climate change: How messages change when communicated through simulated online social networks. Climatic Change, 136, 463-476. doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1643-z
* These authors contributed equally to this work

Hornsey, M. J., Harris, E. A., Bain, P. G., & Fielding, K. S. (2016). Meta-analyses of the determinants and outcomes of belief in climate change. Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate2943


  • –present
    PhD Candidate in the School of Psychology, University of Queensland


  • 2013 
    University of Queensland, Bachelor Science/Arts (Honours, Class I)