Dr Samantha Stanley

PhD, BSc(Hons), BA
Research Fellow
ANU College of Health and Medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Social And Community Psychology 170113

Research interests

  • Social psychological predictors of acceptance and action on climate change
  • Ideology, political attitudes and behaviours
  • Perceptions of climate-driven migration


Samantha's research applies social psychological theory and research to societal challenges. She is particularly interested in attitudes towards climate change and its possible solutions. Before joining the ANU mid-2020, Samantha was an Assistant Professor at the University of Canberra (from late-2018), and she received her PhD from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (mid-2019).

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