Edward Clarke Ph. D.

Research Fellow

Contact information

+49 6421 28-23644 +49 6421 28-23789 edward.clarke@ 1 Gutenbergstraße 18
35032 Marburg
G|01 Institutsgebäude (Room: 02044 resp. +2044)

Organizational unit

Philipps-Universität Marburg Psychologie (Fb04) AG Sozialpsychologie, Wirtschaft, Methoden Sozialpsychologie

Short biography

  • 2021 - present
    Postdoc, Philipps-Universtität Marburg
  • 2019 - 2021
    Lecturer, Federation University Australia
  • 2018
    Assistant Lecturer, Monash University
  • 2011-2017
    Psychology (PhD) Deakin University,
    Thesis: "Climate Change Denial: The Effects of Ideological Polarisation and Threat"
  • 2010
    Graduate Diploma (Psychology), Deakin University
  • 2005-2008
    Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne

Research interests

- Political ideologies
- Partisan social identifications
- System threats
- Climate change collective action and policy support


- Clarke, E. J. R., Klas. A., Lizzio-Wilson, M., & Kothe, E. J. (accepted in principle). Partisan bias in responses to sexual misconduct allegations against male politicians. Journal of Social and Political Psychology

- Clarke, E. J. R., Klas, A., & Dyos, E. (2021). The role of ideological attitudes in responses to COVID-19 threat and government restrictions in Australia. Personality and Individual Differences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2021.110734

- Stanley, S. K., Klas, A., Clarke, E. J. R., & Walker I. (2021). The effects of a temporal framing manipulation on environmentalism: A replication and extension. PLOS ONE, 16(2): e0246058. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0246058

- Clarke, E. J. R., Ling, M., Kothe, E. J., & Klas, A., Richardson, B. (2019). Perceived Mitigation Threat Partially Mediates Effects of Right-Wing Ideologies on Climate Change Beliefs. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 49, 349– 360. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12585

- Clarke E.J.R., Klas, A., Stevenson, J., & Kothe, E. J. (2022) The role of late-night infotainment comedy in communicating climate change consensus. Environmental Communication. DOI:10.1080/17524032.2022.2032244

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