Social Psychology

 

Meet Our Social Psychology Team

Below are some of our social psychology researchers. To view research and initiatives from our social psychology team, click here.

Dr. Tegan Cruwys

Dr. Tegan Cruwys

PhB (Sci)(Hons), PhD (Clin Psych)

Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Psychology

The University of Queensland

Tegan’s research investigates how social relationships shape mental and physical health; work that is at the intersection of social, clinical and health psychology. Tegan is a recipient of the Australian Research Council Discovery Early ...

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Dr. Katharine Greenaway

Dr. Katharine Greenaway

BPsych Sc. (Hons), PhD

Research Fellow

The University of Queensland

Katharine completed her PhD in the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland in 2012 then joined UQ as a postdoctoral research fellow that year supported by a research fellowship from the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. ...

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Prof. Alex Haslam

Prof. Alex Haslam

MA, PhD

Professor of Psychology & ARC Laureate Fellow

The University of Queensland

Alex has been at The University of Queensland since 2012 having previously held positions at the Australian National University and the University of Exeter. His research focuses on the study of group and identity processes in organisational...

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Prof. Catherine Haslam

Prof. Catherine Haslam

BSc., PhD, M Clin Psy.

Professor of Clinical Psychology & Cognitive Neuropsychology

The University of Queensland

Cath has worked in both clinical and academic fields for about 20 years. On completing her clinical degree, she worked in Rehabilitation and Aged Care Services in Canberra (1991-2001) during which she also completed a PhD in cognitive neuro...

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Prof. Jolanda Jetten

Prof. Jolanda Jetten

Hons, PhD

Professor of Psychology

The University of Queensland

Jolanda is a Professor of social psychology at The University of Queensland. Her key appointments in the last 10 years include: Director, Centre for Research in Social Psychology (CRiSP); Co-Chief Editor, British Journal of Social Psychology...

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Dr. Frank Mols

Dr. Frank Mols

PhD (Exeter), MA (Nijmegen)

Lecturer in Political Science & Political Psychology

The University of Queensland

Frank’s research interests include Governance, Public Policy, Voter Attitudes, EU Attitude Formation, and Political Psychology. His research focuses on political psychology, and explores ways in Social Psychological theories (and Social ...

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Dr. Nik Steffens

Dr. Nik Steffens

MA, PhD

Lecturer in Psychology

The University of Queensland

Nik was awarded his PhD from the University of Exeter (UK) before joining UQ in 2012 as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (where he will be a Lecturer from 2017). His research focuses on self and identity in organizational contexts, leadership an...

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Sarah Bentley

Sarah Bentley

BA(Hons), BSc(Hons)

Postgraduate Student

The University of Queensland

Sarah is currently a PhD student investigating the social factors behind the learning process. Sarah is based at The University of Queensland, where she is researching how interactions between the self and social context – particularly in te...

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Laura Ferris

Laura Ferris

Postgraduate Student

The University of Queensland

Laura’s research looks at the social consequences of pain. She is currently examining the impact of non-clinical physical pain on trust, affiliative motivation and dehumanization using experimental pain induction. She is also exploring soc...

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Dr. Ashleigh J. Kelly

Dr. Ashleigh J. Kelly

Ph.D., BPsych Sc. (Hons I)

Research Assistant, Website Developer

The University of Queensland

Ashleigh is a past postgraduate student at The University of Queensland, who completed her in Ph.D. in social psychology. Her research investigated social dominance orientation and rejection within romantic contexts. She also worked as a Resea...

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Zoe Walter

Zoe Walter

BPsych Sc. (Hons I)

Postgraduate Student

The University of Queensland

Zoe’s research examines the psychosocial factors that contribute to wellbeing and resilience in vulnerable populations, such as people who are experiencing homelessness. Her research interests include social connectedness and identity, stigm...

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