Edward M. Fernandes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., B.A., M.Ed., Brock University
Ph.D., Union Institute and University

108-D Hines Hall
efernandes@barton.edu | 800-345-4973 x6497

Dr. Edward Fernandes has an interdisciplinary doctoral degree in psychology, with a concentration in social psychology and sexology, from the Union Institute and University; a master’s degree in educational psychology, and an honors Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Brock University.

Fernandes has published a number of articles and presented original research at several conferences (Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality; Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues; and American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists) on his research in sexual behavior.  His research includes studies into psychopathy and violence, personality theories, and self-determination.  He is also recognized as one of the leading researchers in the field of alternative lifestyles.  Dr. Fernandes is presently working on three studies on sexual attitudes and personality profiles of individuals involved in extra-dyadic sexual activities.

Dr. Fernandes has appeared on several television and radio shows in Canada.  His work has been featured on several high-profile magazines and talk shows, and he has been an invited lecturer at a number of international universities.