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Dr Edward Clarke

Lecturer, Psychology

School of Science, Psychology and Sport




Berwick Campus, Online


Dr Eddie Clarke is an early-career researcher in social and political psychology, with expertise in political beliefs and affiliations and how they shape our understanding of social and environmental issues such as climate change.

Dr Clarke has published work in this area, as well as presenting at conferences and appearing in the media. Eddie is also a collaborative member of the Misinformation Lab, based at Deakin University, which works to understand the effects of false beliefs on a range of domains including climate change denial, health practices and political engagement.

Eddie works to promote open, reproducible research practices, and the value of psychology to healthy democratic societies.

The Role of Late-Night Infotainment Comedy in Communicating Climate Change Consensus

When “good guys” do bad things: Evaluations of sexual harassment allegations against male allies

The effects of a temporal framing manipulation on environmentalism: A replication and extension

Recent research promotes comparing the current state of the environment with the past (and not...

The role of ideological attitudes in responses to COVID-19 threat and government restrictions in Australia

Many government strategies to reduce the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) involved...

The role of psychological variables in developing effective climate change message frames

  • Book Chapters

Mitigation system threat partially mediates the effects of right-wing ideologies on climate change beliefs

Research consistently shows that right-wing ideological adherents are more likely to deny climate...

"Not All Environmentalists Are Like That": Unpacking the Negative and Positive Beliefs and Perceptions of Environmentalists

Limited research to date has qualitatively explored the perceptions members of the public who are...