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Alex Haslam

Alex Haslam

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Alex Haslam is Professor of Social and Organizational Psychology and Australian Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland. He is a former Commonwealth Scholar at Macquarie University (Sydney) and Jones Scholar at Emory University (Atlanta), who previously held positions at the Australian National University (1991-2001) and the University of Exeter (2001-2012). He was Associate Editor of the British Journal of Social Psychology from 1999 to 2001 and Chief Editor of the European Journal of Social Psychology from 2001 to 2005. He is currently on the editorial board of eight journals including EJSP, PSPB, BJSP, and Scientific American Mind.

In Queensland he is part of a team of internationally-renown researchers who conduct theory-driven research into a range of core social and organizational topics, including (a) leadership and motivation, (b) stress, health, and well-being and (c) stereotyping, group conflict, and tyranny. His work is also informed by close collaborations with colleagues in Australia, Europe and North America.

In 2005 he received a Kurt Lewin award from the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology for outstanding contribution to research in social psychology. He is a fellow of the Canadian Institute of Advanced Research and of the Association for Psychological Science.

Primary Interests:

  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Communication, Language
  • Gender Psychology
  • Group Processes
  • Intergroup Relations
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Motivation, Goal Setting
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Research Methods, Assessment
  • Self and Identity
  • Social Cognition

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Other Publications:

  • Haslam, S. A., & Ellemers, N. (2005). Social identity in industrial and organizational psychology: Concepts, controversies and contributions. In G. P. Hodgkinson (Ed.), International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Vol. 20, pp. 39-118). Chichester: Wiley.
  • Haslam, S. A., Turner, J. C., Oakes, P. J., McGarty, C., & Reynolds, K. J. (1998). The group as a basis for emergent stereotype consensus. European Review of Social Psychology, 8, 203-239.

Courses Taught:

Alex Haslam
School of Psychology
University of Queensland
St. Lucia, QLD 4072

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