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Dr Karen Harris PhD

Senior Lecturer - Educational Psychology

Doctoral Co-Supervisor
Institute of Education



  • Doctor of Education - The University of Sheffield (2010)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Co-Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Educational Psychology

Tamariki voice in education 

Support for non binary students and students transitioning gender 

Education experiences of children in care 

Dynamic assessment 

Bullying prevention in schools 

Solution focused techniques 

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Educational Psychology (170103): Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000)

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Matthew Taylor - Doctor of Philosophy
    Healthy masculinity - What impact can a school-based programme have on adolescents' views on masculinity
  • Max Liu - Doctor of Philosophy
    Queering the Mainstream - Potential Strategies for Queering EFL College Classrooms in China