Elizabeth Beacon

Elizabeth Beacon


Personal profile

Research interests

My research concerns how the perception of threat from economic systems affects perceptions of, and resistance to, social (in)equality.

Broadly, my research interests include social inequality and social perception.

My contact email address is elizabeth.beacon@rhul.ac.uk.  


I am a Teaching Associate at RHUL. I run lab classes and workshops for PS2010 - Research Methods & Analyses (a second year undergraduate course). 

Educational background

Doctoral Researcher. Royal Holloway, University of London. The Effects of Perceived Threat from Economic Systems on Social Inequality.

BSc Psychology. Royal Holloway, University of London. First Class Honours. Projects: ‘Social Class and Gender Group Memberships Affect Feelings of Schadenfreude’, ‘How Does Socioeconomic Status Affect University Choice?’.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, BSc

Sept 2019Jun 2022

Psychology, PhD

Sept 2022 → …

External positions

Researcher, London Friend

Feb 2022Nov 2022

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