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dr. N. Hansen

associate professor

Nina Hansen is Associate Professor of Social Psychology in the department of Social Psychology at the University of Groningen. She is a member of the executive committee of EASP (serves as treasurer). She currently serves as associate editor for Frontiers in Psychology (section cultural psychology) and consulting editors for Social Psychology and Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology. Her research centers on the social psychology of cultural change. She is interested in social, orginaizational, and cultural change that is caused by modernization in the Global South as well as in the context of migration (see research, projects). She was recently awarded a grant (2 Mio. Euros) by the Dutch Science Foundation together with an international and multidisciplinary team (Dutch Research Agenda, see projects). She is regularly consulted by different governments and organizations around the world and is an expert in developing theory-driven interventions and social impact evaluations of interventions with broad field experience in African, Asian, and Latin American nations. Originally from the North of Germany, she studied social psychology, business, international and European law, and sociology at the University of Göttingen, psychology at UC Berkeley, and received her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Jena (summa cum laude). After working as a postdoc at the University of Jena and visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, she moved to the Netherlands.

Education

  • 1995 – 2001 Social sciences undergraduate studies (Diploma) at the University of Göttingen, Germany: major in social psychology, business, international and European law, and sociology
  • 2001 - 2002 Graduate Student, University of California, Berkeley (EAP scholarship)
  • 2005 Dr. phil at the University of Jena, 'The impact of perceived legitimacy and social identification on self- and other-directed anger after experiencing social discrimination' (summa cum laude)  

 Academic positions

  • since 12/2013 Associate professor for social psychology, University of Groningen
  • 2007-2013 Assistant professor for social psychology, University of Groningen (UD1, UD2)
  • 2007 Visiting Post-Doc, University of California, Berkeley (DAAD scholarship)
  • 2005 – 2006 Post-Doc in the junior research group, University of Jena
  • 2002 – 2005 Ph.D. student in the junior research group "Social discrimination", University of Jena
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Psychologie

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2211.0407
Working hours:
Thursday, 14.00-15.00
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