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Dr Amy Pearson

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology


I am an Assistant Professor in Psychology, and part of the Centre for Neurodiversity and Development. My expertise is in the field of Autism and Neurodiversity, and my current research focusses on understanding factors which impact on positive outcomes among autistic people across the lifespan. I am particularly interested in interpersonal relationships, victimisation, social identity and stigma.

Research interests

  • Autistic masking
  • Interpersonal violence and victimisation
  • Stigma
  • Identity