Ramzi Abou Ismail

Postgraduate Researcher,
Associate Lecturer
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 Ramzi Abou Ismail


Ramzi Abou Ismail is a doctoral researcher studying political collective violence in turbulent societies. Focusing on India and Lebanon, as multigroup societies, his aim is to identify the different types of collective violence in these societies and the psychological motives behind them.    

Research interests

Ramzi is broadly interested in the political behaviour of groups in multigroup societies, specifically in developing and underdeveloped countries; where groups are divided based on their religious, ethnic, sectarian, and political identities. Before coming to Kent, Ramzi worked on developing rural communities and engaged in political campaigning in Lebanon.


Associate Lecturer - Social Psychology

  • PSYC6190 The Social Psychology of Groups
  • PSYC6200 The Social Psychology of Individuals 



Past and current roles

  • Associate Lecturer (September 2021 - present)
  • Political Psychology Lab Manager (January 2021 - September 2021)
  • Member of Kent Union Executive Committee (Oct 2020 – present)  
  • Peer Mentor (Sep 2019 – present) 
  • Postgraduate representative – Ethics Committee (Sep 2019 – present)
  • Postgraduate Network Chair (Sep 2019 – Sep 2020)
  • Postgraduate representative – Senate (Sep 2019 – Sep 2020)  
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