Faculty of Health

Dr Evita March

Phone: (03) 5122 8044

Email: e.march@federation.edu.au

Room: 2W280 Churchill, Gippsland

Discipline: Psychology

Qualifications

PhD (ACU),  Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology, BA (Extended Major Psychology) (Univeristy of QLD)

Teaching areas

Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, Social Psychology

Research interests

My research interests are predominantly social, such as interpersonal relationships and the sex differences that arise in initial attraction and long-term relationships. In addition, my research extends to sexuality and gender roles. I am also currently involved in projects concerning the darker aspects of personality and antisocial behaviour in different contexts.

Publications

March, E., Van Dick, R., & Hernandez-Bark, A. (2015). Current prescriptions of men and women in differing occupational gender roles. Journal of Gender Studies. doi: 10.1080/09589236.2015.1090303

March, E., & Grieve, R. (2015). Social-economic theory and short-term mate preferences: The effects of gender and socio-economic status. Australian Journal of Psychology. doi: 10.1111/ajpy.12102

March, E., & Grieve, R. (2015). Sex differences and mate preferences: Contributions and interactions of gender roles and socio-economic status. Sensoria: A Journal of Mind, Brain & Culture. In Press.

March, E., Marx, E., & Grieve, R. (2014). Sex, sexual orientation, and the necessity of physical attractiveness and social level in long-term and short-term mates. Journal of Relationships Research.5 (e12), 1 - 11. doi: 10.1017/jrr.2014.12.

March, E., Grieve, R., Marx, E., & Witteveen, K. (2013). More of a (wo)man offline? Testing the equivalence of gender role measures online and offline. Personality and Individual Differences, 55(8), 887 - 891. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2013.07.018

March, E., & Bramwell, A. (2012). Sex differences in mate preferences in Australia: Exploring evolutionary and social-economic theories. Journal of Relationships Research, 3, 18 - 23.doi: 10.1017/jrr.2012.3

March, E., Grieve, R., Marx, E., & Witteveen, K. (2013). More of a (wo)man offline? Testing the equivalence of gender role measures online and offline. Personality and Individual Differences, 55(8), 887 – 891. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2013.07.018

March, E., Marx, E., & Grieve, R. (2014). Sex, sexual orientation, and the necessity of physical attractiveness and social level in long-term and short-term mates. Journal of Relationships Research.5 (e12), 1 - 11. doi: 10.1017/jrr.2014.12.

March, E., & Grieve, R. (2015). Sex differences and mate preferences: Contributions and interactions of gender roles and socio-economic status. Sensoria: A Journal of Mind, Brain & Culture, 10(2), 34 – 42. doi: 10.7790/sa.v10i2.410

March, E., & Grieve, R. (2015). Social-economic theory and short-term mate preferences: The effects of gender and socio-economic status. Australian Journal of Psychology. In Press.

March, E., van Dick, R., & Hernandez-Bark, A. (2015). Current prescriptions of men and women in differing occupational gender roles. Journal of Gender Studies. In Press.

Conference presentations

March, E., Van Doorn, G., & Grieve, R. (2015, December). Mate Preferences and Booty-Call Relationships: Short-Term Relationships Over Long-Term Periods. Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Conference for Academic Disciplines, Freiburg, Germany.

March, E. (2014, October). Sex, sexual orientation and necessities of long-term and short-term mate characteristics. Paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society (APS) Annual Conference, Hobart, Australia.

March, E., Marx, E., & Grieve, R. (2013, December). Sex differences in short term relationships: An exploration of social-economic theories. Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Conference for Academic Disciplines, Freiburg, Germany.

March, E., Marx, E., & Grieve, R. (2013, May). Sex differences in mate preferences: An exploration of gender roles and socio-economic status. Paper presented at the 7th International Annual Conference on Psychology, Athens, Greece.

March, E., Marx, E., & Grieve, R. (2013, February). Bem Sex Role Inventory and differences that arise in gender roles for sexualities. Paper presented at the Queer Sexualities Conference, Sydney, New South Wales.

March, E., Marx, E., & Grieve, R. (2012, September). Sex differences in mate selection: A further investigation into evolutionary and social-economic theories. Paper presented at the Inaugural ACU School of Psychology Research Conference, Brisbane, Queensland.

March, E. (2011, December). Australian sex differences in mate preferences: An analysis of traditional sex differences and socio-economic status. Paper presented at the Personality and Individual Differences conference, Hobart, Tasmania.

March, E. (2011, December) More of a (wo)man offline? Testing the equivalence of gender role measures online and offline.In R. Grieve (Chair) Paper vs. pixels: Exploring the equivalence of online and offline measurement of individual differences. Symposium conducted as the Personality and Individual Differences conference, Hobart, Tasmania.

March, E., & Bramwell, A. (2008, November). Sex differences in mate selection in an Australian born sample with special emphasis on socio-economic status. Presented as a poster at the Psychology of Relationships Interest Group, Melbourne, Victoria.