CUSP, Psychology, Research in the School, Social Psychology

Sexual Harassment, Psychology and Feminism – A New book

In a new book, Dr Lisa Lazard from the School explores #MeToo and how women’s assumed empowerment in contemporary culture has shaped understandings of sexual harassment and social responses to it. This book explores how the phenomenon of sexual harassment has been made sense of and understood, both in psychology and in popular culture, over… Continue reading Sexual Harassment, Psychology and Feminism – A New book

CUSP, Psychology, Research in the School

New research on creative workers and creative careers

Professor Stephanie Taylor introduces a new collection of published research. Pathways into Creative Working Lives is a collection of fifteen chapters on new research into the ways that people enter so-called 'creative' work. For more than two decades, policy makers and educationalists have celebrated the ever-expanding range of occupations that make up the global sector of… Continue reading New research on creative workers and creative careers

Academic journal, Psychology, Social Psychology

Introducing the Journal of Social and Political Psychology

We continue to introduce journals on which the School's academics have editorial roles. Dr Kesi Mahendran is a section editor on the Journal of Social and Political Psychology (JSPP). Political psychology is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field drawing together political scientists and (mostly social) psychologists. JSPP itself is a relatively new Open Access journal which has… Continue reading Introducing the Journal of Social and Political Psychology

Psychology, Social Psychology, Winter postcards from our modules

A winter postcard from DD317 Advancing social psychology

We continue our series of winter postcards from Psychology and Counselling modules. Dr Karen Hagan, the Staff Tutor for DD317 Advancing social psychology, writes about what's happening on this module. What's happening at the moment on DD317? DD317, Advancing Social Psychology, is a Level Three module taken by students not only on the BSc (Honours)… Continue reading A winter postcard from DD317 Advancing social psychology

Psychology in the world, Social Psychology

The beginning of social psychology – BBC Radio

Look on BBC Radio 4 iPlayer for this programme about how the Holocaust led to the creation of social psychology: "How attempts to understand the Holocaust created a science - social psychology. This Holocaust Memorial Day (Jan 27th) marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Attempts to understand racism, antisemitism and the horrors… Continue reading The beginning of social psychology – BBC Radio