Professor Emma Thomas

Matthew Flinders Professor

College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

place Social Sciences North (SSN351)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I completed my undergraduate and postgraduate training in Social Psychology at the Australian National University. I was a Research Associate at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (ANU) before moving to Murdoch University in 2010 to take up a Teaching and Research position in the School of Psychology. I was an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Awardee between 2012-2015. In 2017 I moved to Flinders University to take up a position as Associate Professor in the School of Psychology and was promoted to full Professor in 2021. I was formerly an Associate Editor at the British Journal of Social Psychology.


Bachelor of Arts - 2005 - the Australian National University

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours I) - 2005 - the Australian National University

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) - 2009 - the Australian National University

Topic coordinator
PSYC1107 The Psychology of Weird and Wonderful Ideas
PSYC3004 Advanced Social Psychology
Topic lecturer
PSYC3235 Applications of Psychological Science
PSYC3004 Advanced Social Psychology
PSYC1107 The Psychology of Weird and Wonderful Ideas