Dr Samantha Stanley

Research Fellow
Research School of Psychology

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).

Research interests

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