Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Federation University Australia

Since 2010, Evita has taught a broad range of psychological topics, with a particular focus on introductory psychology, social psychology, and research methods. Evita is currently employed at Federation University, Victoria, and in 2016 received her Doctorate of Philosophy for her PhD on sex differences in mate preferences.

Evita's areas of research expertise include mate preferences, personality, and online behaviours. She is currently involved in research exploring predictors of online antisocial behaviours and mate strategies.

Evita has also conducted research on gender roles and sexuality, and has a keen interest in interpersonal relationships and interactions.

Evita is a member of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP), and is currently the Deputy Group Administrator for the Federation University Sex Gender and Relationships Research Interest Group.

A selection of publications include:

Tsoukas, A., & March, E. (2017). Predicting short- and long-term mating orientations: The role of sex and the Dark Tetrad. The Journal of Sex Research, 1-13.

March, E., Grieve, R., Marrington, J., & Jonason, P.K. (2017). Trolling on Tinder (and other dating apps): Examining the role of the Dark Tetrad and impulsivity. Personality and Individual Differences, 110, 139 – 143. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2017.01.025

Smoker, M., & March, E. (2017). Predicting Perpetration of Intimate Partner Cyberstalking: Gender and the Dark Tetrad. Computers in Human Behavior. Under Review.

Sest, N., & March, E. (2017). Constructing the cyber-troll: Psychopathy, sadism, and empathy. Personality and Individual Differences, 119, 69-72.

March, E., & Wagstaff, D. (2017). Sending nudes: Self, self-rated mate value, and trait Machiavellianism predict sending unsolicited explicit images. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 220.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Lecturer, Federation University
  • 2010–2014
    Lecturer, Australian Catholic University

Education

  • 2016 
    Australian Catholic University, PhD
  • 2008 
    Australian Catholic University, PGrad Dip Psychology