Dr Dawn England is the Campus Programme Coordinator for undergraduate and postgraduate Education programmes at Middlesex University Dubai. She holds an MBA from Hult International Business School (UK), a PhD in Family and Human Development and a Master’s in Family and Human Development from Arizona State University (USA) and a BSc Honours in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Connecticut (USA).
She is a professional member of the Society for Research in Child Development, International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, European Association of Developmental Psychology, and SECC Representative on the Governing Council from 2013-2015.
Leadership and Management
Corporate Social Responsibility
Intervention Management and Evaluation
Research Methods and Statistics
Awards and Achievements
Professional Volunteer Activities
Full publication record and current manuscripts under review available upon request.
Nielson, M. G., Martin, C. L., Rogers, L. O., Miller, C. F., & England, D. (2020). Quantifying gender norm resistance. Journal of Adolescence, 84, 219-229.
Endendijk, J.J., Andrews, N.C.Z, England, D.E. & Martin, C.L. (2019). Gender-identity typologies are related to Gender-Typing, Friendships, and Social-Emotional Adjustment in Emerging Adults. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 43(4), 314-321. doi 10.1177/0165025418820686 (Impact Factor: 2.015)
Andrews, N.C.Z, Martin, C.L., Cook, R.E., Field, R.D., England, D.E. (2019). Exploring dual gender typicality among young adults in the United States. International Journal of Behavioral Development. 43(4), 322-333. doi 10.1177/0165025418811125 (Impact Factor: 2.015)
Hine, B., England, D.E., Lopreore, K. Skora, E., Hartwell, L. (2018). The rise of the androgynous princess: Examining representations of gender in prince and princess characters of Disney movies released 2009-2016. Social Sciences, 7(9), 245. doi 10.3390/socsci7120245. (SCOPUS CiteScore: 0.89)
England, D.E., Miller, C.F. (2018). Gender socialization. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development. 934-936. Washington DC: SAGE. doi 10.4135/9781506307633.n347
Murphy, A., England, D.E. (2018). The student experience of student-to-tutor feedback. New Vistas, 3(2), 12.
*A peer-reviewed institutional publication featuring research on policy and practice in Higher Education at University of West London
Field, R.D., Martin, C.L., Andrews, N.C.Z., England, D.E., Zosuls, K.M. (2017). The influence of gender-based relationship efficacy on attitudes toward school. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 63(3), 396-421.
Martin, C.L., Andrews, N.C.Z., England, D.E., Zosuls, K.M., Ruble, D. (2016). A dual identity approach for conceptualizing and measuring children’s gender identity. Child Development, 88 (1), 167-182. doi 10.1111/cdev.12568
DiDonato, M., England, D.E., Martin, C.L., Amazeen, P.G. (2013). Dynamical analyses
for developmental science: A primer for intrigued scientists. Human Development, 56(1), 59-75. doi 10.1159/000342936
England, D. E., Collier-Meek, M. A., Descartes, L. (2011). Gender role portrayal and the Disney princesses. Sex Roles, 64, 555-567. doi 10.1007/s11199-011-9930-7
Selected Conferences & Invited Speaker Presentations
Seminar Chair for the Symposium on Equity & Justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Conference. Austin, USA. April 2017.
England, D.E., Martin, C.L., Field, R.D., Hine, B.A. Gender atypicality, felt pressure, and resistance: An examination of developmental patterns and interactions. Poster presented at the European Conference of Developmental Psychology, Braga, Portugal, September 2015.
Conducting International Research as a Student or Early Career Scholar. Lecture at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Conference. Philadelphia, USA. March 2015.
Media and Socio-Emotional Child Development. Lecture at Columbia University. New York, USA. November 2014.
England, D.E., Andrews, N.C.Z., Martin, C.L., DiDonato, M., Hanish, L.D. Promoting positive peer relations in an academic task: An examination through APIM. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Conference. Seattle, USA. April 2013.
England, D.E., Field, R.D., Martin, C.L., Zosuls, K.M. Gender-typed children and their peer-related relationship efficacy. Paper presented at the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development Research Conference. Edmonton, Canada, July 2012.