School of Psychology - Directory - People - Anandi Alperin

Anandi Alperin
  – RHD candidate, tutor, research assistant

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Anandi Alperin
Email:
Fax:
+617 3365 4466
Postal Address:
School of Psychology
McElwain Building
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Australia

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Anandi Alperin
Qualifications:

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons I)

Graduate Certificate in Business (Marketing)

 

Professional Activities:
  • Has participated in several student documentaries about body image
  • Widely quoted as an expert in a newspaper article by Maria Chiorando titled, “Fatism: The last acceptable prejudice?” available at http://www.yourtunbridgewells.co.uk/news/fatism_the_last_acceptable_prejudice_1_3659828
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Anandi Alperin
Research Activities:

Currently, my research interests include body image, feminism, attractiveness, fashion, and gender differences.

Papers:

Alperin, A., Hornsey, M.J., Hayward, L.E., Diedrichs, P.E., & Barlow, F.K. (2014). Applying the contact hypothesis to anti-fat attitudes: Contact with overweight people is related to how we interact with our bodies and those of others. Social Science and Medicine, 123, 37-44.  

Conference Presentations:

Saeri, A. K.., Radke, H. M., & Alperin, A. (2015). Too fat to lead? Obese politicians are seen as less effective leaders. Abstract submitted to the annual meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Newcastle, Australia.

Alperin, A., Hornsey, M.J., Diedrichs, P.C., Thai, M. & Barlow, F.K. (2014). The influence of feminist attitudes on attractiveness ratings. Conference paper presented at Appearance Matters 6. Bristol, UK.

Barlow, F.K., Alperin, A., Hayward, L.E., Hornsey, M.J. & Diedrichs, P.C. (2014). How contact with overweight people is related to how we interact with our bodies and those of others. Conference paper presented at Appearance Matters 6. Bristol, UK.

Alperin, A., Hornsey, M.J., Hayward, L.E., Diedrichs, P.C. & Barlow, F.K. (2014). How contact with overweight people is related to how we interact with our bodies (and those of others). Conference paper presented at the 2nd Weight Stigma Conference. Canterbury, UK.

Alperin, A. (2013). Body image and the media. Presentation for the UQ Women’s Collective as part of UQ’s Diversity Week. St Lucia, Australia.

Alperin, A. & Barlow, F.K., (2013). What happens when some of your best friends (or worst enemies) are fat? Contact with fat people and anti-fat attitudes. Conference paper presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychology. Cairns, Australia.

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