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Lecturer in Psychology, Charles Sturt University

Rachel Hogg is a Lecturer of Psychology at Charles Sturt University. Rachel's PhD research focused on horse-rider relationships in elite equestrian sport, and in 2013, she joined the School of Psychology as a faculty member.

Rachel's research addresses discourses around animal lives, gender and feminism, the environment, Indigenous perspectives, and the psychology of work. She conducts both qualitative and quantitative research and has published research on human-animal interaction, elite equestrian sport, autism, social media use, and mental health in veterinarians. Her work focuses on social, sport, and industrial-organisational psychology, informed by a critical psychology perspective attendant to the ways in which power frameworks are enacted in psychology and in scientific research.

Rachel has taught across a range of psychological domains including methods of psychological inquiry, advanced research methods and statistics in psychology, psychological testing, the psychology of learning, foundations of psychology for health and human services, cognition, industrial-organisational psychology, ethics in research, critical thinking and reasoning, and stress, trauma, and coping.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Psychology, Charles Sturt University


  • 2015 
    Charles Sturt University, PhD (Sport Psychology)