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.
- 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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- Haslam, S. A. (2004). Psychology in organizations: The social identity approach (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Haslam, S. A., & McGarty, C. (2003). Research methods and statistics in psychology (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
- Haslam, S. A., Reicher, S. D., & Platow, M. J. (2011). The new psychology of leadership: Identity, influence and power. London and New York: Psychology Press.
- Haslam, S. A., van Knippenberg, D., Platow, M., & Ellemers, N. (Eds.). (2003). Social identity at work: Developing theory for organizational practice. New York: Psychology Press.
- Jetten, J., C. Haslam, C., & Haslam, S. A. (Eds.). (2011). The social cure: Identity, health and well-being. Hove, UK: Psychology Press.
- Oakes, P. J., Haslam, S. A., & Turner, J. C. (1994). Stereotyping and social reality. Oxford, UK & Cambridge, MA: Blackwell.
- Smith, J. R., & Haslam, S. A. (Eds.) (2012). Social psychology: Revisiting the classic studies. London and Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
- Haslam, S. A., Eggins, R. A., & Reynolds, K. J. (2003). The ASPIRe model: Actualizing Social and Personal Identity Resources to enhance organizational outcomes. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 76, 83-113.
- Haslam, S. A., O'Brien, A., Jetten, J., Vormedal, K., & Penna, S. (2005). Taking the strain: Social identity, social support and the experience of stress. British Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 355-370.
- Haslam, S. A., Oakes, P. J., Reynolds, K. J., & Turner, J. C. (1999). Social identity salience and the emergence of stereotype consensus. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 809-818.
- Haslam, S. A., & Platow, M. J. (2001). The link between leadership and followership: How affirming social identity translates vision into action. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 1469-1479.
- Haslam, S. A., Postmes, T., & Ellemers, N. (2003). More than a metaphor: Organizational identity makes organizational life possible. British Journal of Management, 14, 357-369.
- Haslam, S. A., & Reicher, S. D. (in press). When prisoners take over the prison: A social psychology of resistance. Personality and Social Psychology Review.
- Haslam, S. A., & Reicher, S. D. (2007). Beyond the banality of evil: Three dynamics of an interactionist social psychology of tyranny. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
- Haslam, S. A., & Reicher, S. D. (2006). Stressing the group: Social identity and the unfolding dynamics of responses to stress. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91, 1037-1052.
- Haslam, S. A., Ryan, M. K., Postmes, T., Spears, R., Jetten, J., & Webley, P. (2006). Sticking to our guns: Social identity as a basis for the maintenance of commitment to faltering organizational projects. Journal of Organizational Behavior (Special Issue on "Workplace commitment and identification: Forms, foci, and future"), 27, 607-628.
- Reicher, S. D., & Haslam, S. A. (2006). Rethinking the psychology of tyranny: The BBC prison study. British Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 1-40.
- 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.
- Advances in Organizational Psychology
- Classic Studies in Social Psychology
- Methodology and Key Skills in Psychology
School of Psychology
University of Queensland
St. Lucia, QLD 4072
- Phone: +61 (0) 3346 7345
- Skype Name: alex-haslam