Craig Harper, PhD
Social Psychologist and Academic Researcher
I am a social psychologist working, teaching, and researching in the UK. I hold an undergraduate degree in psychology (with a specialism in clinical psychology), a masters degree in forensic psychology, and a PhD in social psychology. I have published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals, and have received invitations to deliver research talks at several conferences in the UK and North America.
My research is typically focused on the psychological mechanisms that lead people to make the decisions that they do about controversial social and political issues. Much of my work has been based around forensic topics - specifically public responses to sexual offending and the individuals who commit these crimes.
I am passionate about teaching and strive to present evidence in a balanced way in order to promote critical evaluation and reflection in my students. I am a member of the Heterodox Academy - a transatlantic organisation that strives to promote viewpoint diversity in higher education.