Phone: (03) 43137982
Email: a.poll@federation.edu.au
Berwick B901
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Psychology


  • Bachelor of Arts (media and communications)
  • Bachelor of Arts (honours)
  • PhD

Teaching areas

  • Social psychology
  • Research methods
  • Introductory psychology
  • Research supervision

Professional associations

  • Member, Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
  • Member, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
  • Member, Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association

Research interests

Alex’s main research interests are in the area of social psychology. In particular, Alex is interested in social identities and the impact they have on our lives. For example, Alex’s research into feminist social identity explores the way in which feminist identity develops and how it influences wellbeing and behaviours. Alex is also interested in areas such as discrimination, sexism, and gender.


Poll, A. (2019, April 25-27). Young women’s feminist identity development: Understanding, embodying and enacting [conference presentation].Society of Australasian Social Psychologists Conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney. https://sasp.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/SASP-2019-Program-FULL-DRAFT-FINAL22.04.19.pdf