Portrait of Michael Biddlestone

Michael Biddlestone

Postgraduate Researcher
Associate Lecturer

About

Michael is a Postgraduate Researcher and Associate Lecturer in the School of Psychology.

Research interests

  • Conspiracy Belief
  • Social Identity
  • Group Behaviour
  • Collective Narcissism

Michael is focused on the group-orientated Social Identity motives behind conspiracy theory belief. Notable motives include a need for belonging, uniqueness, and collective self-esteem. He is also looking to research the role that Collective Narcissism plays in this process. Using statistical modelling, Michael hopes to reveal the collaborative and complicated interactions between these measures.

Supervision

Supervisor

Professional

Thesis Title

TBA

Funding

  • University Studentship
  • (2018) Graduate Teaching Scholarship (GTA), School of Psychology, University of Kent  
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