Mr Erik Simmons

PhD candidate

The University of Queensland

Erik Simmons is a PhD candidate pursuing his doctorate at The University of Queensland. Working with Dr. Matthew Sanders, Erik along with the researchers of Component 3 seek to create psychosocial community-based interventions to support households and families in their pursuit of brighter and more sustainable futures. Prior to The University of Queensland and CCRES Erik received his Bachelor’s degree at James Madison University in Psychology. His previous research has focused on positive psychology, biological stress, evaluating teaching styles, thinking processes, positive reinforcement, and the philosophy of morality.