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Dr Faize Eryaman



Faize studied BA Psychological Counselling at the Near East University, followed by an MSc in Child Development at the University of Stirling. She pursued her academic journey with a PhD in Psychology at the University of Stirling. Her PhD thesis focused on testing the stability of adult attachment in romantic relationships from an evolutionary perspective.

Before joining Solent University as a Psychology Lecturer, Faize worked as a teaching assistant and contributed to the delivery of various undergraduate modules. Faize is also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

Further information

Faize is interested in adult attachment theory and stability of partner attachment security in romantic relationships. Her recent interest centres on investigating the influence of romantic relationship experiences on partner attachment security, as well as the influence of individuals’ attachment styles on romantic relationships. She is also interested in using evolutionary approaches such as mate value, operational sex ratio to test the stability of partner attachment security.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Psychology is a popular subject because it has relevance to so many areas of everyday life. It is of interest to anyone who wants to understand what causes certain elements of...

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology

This is a contemporary and exciting course which combines the disciplines of sociology and psychology for students to develop the knowledge, application and skills to...

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling and Mental Health

Fascinated by psychology? Hoping to pursue a career in counselling after graduation? This specialist degree can help you to develop a strong grounding in psychology (the...

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Psychology

Explore the world of criminology and criminal justice, and discover the fascinating psychological underpinnings to this socially vital industry on our innovative criminology and...

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Over the last few decades, interest in sport and exercise psychology has grown. More time and money is being spent on understanding what motivates people to exercise, play sport...