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Dr James Hall BSc, MSc, DPhil, AFBPsS, FHEA, FRSA

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Dr James Hall is an Associate Professor within the Southampton Education School at the University of Southampton.

A psychologist by training, James carries out quantitative and mixed methods research at the intersection of educational effectiveness and developmental psychology. By bridging these fields his research provides new knowledge regarding educational equity issues, mechanisms of disadvantage, and child and adolescent mental health. Before coming to Southampton, James' previous work involved:

Research interests

  • Educational Effectiveness
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Educational Psychology
  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Child Health Psychology
  • Structural Equation Modelling

Research group

Leadership, Educational Effectiveness & Policy

Professional Memberships:

  • Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA)
  • Member of the International Congress for School Effectiveness & Improvement (ICSEI)
  • Member of the Association of Child & Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH)
  • Member of the Social, Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties Association (SEBDA)

Editorial Board Memberships:

  • The Educational and Developmental Psychologist
  • Frontiers in Education: Special Educational Needs
  • The International Journal of Multivariate Data Analysis
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MSc Education Module:

  • Understanding Educational Research

BSc (Education; Education with Psychology) Modules:

  •  Researching Learning
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Research Methods in Education and Psychology
Dr James Hall
Southampton Education School University of Southampton Building 32 Southampton SO17 1BJ United Kingdom

Room Number: 32/2037

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