School of Psychology

World-leading research and teaching

Professor Roger Giner-Sorolla

Professor of Social Psychology

Visiting Speakers Co-ordinator

Roger Giner-Sorolla

Other academic activities

Membership of professional organizations

American Psychological Society 
Society for Personality and Social Psychology 
Society for Experimental Social Psychology
European Association for Social Psychology
International Society for Research on Emotions


Associate editor: Personality and Social Psychology Compass (2009-)

Associate editor: Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (2010-)

Co-editor (with Eliot Smith & Diane Mackie) of special issue on intergroup emotions, Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, January 2007.

Editorial board member: Basic and Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Invited articles

“Hostile media bias,” “Guilty pleasures,” and “Grim Necessities,” Encyclopedia of Social Psychology, R. J. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs, eds. (in press)

“Attitudes Towards Prostitution,”  Historical Encyclopedia of Prostitution, M. H. Ditmore, ed. (2006).

Invited teaching

Co-teacher of workshops at the International Graduate College summer schools, Menaggio, Italy, April 2006, and Schloss Hasenwinkel, Germany, April 2009.

Workshops on experimental design and affective attitude measurement, ESRC Research Methods Festival, Oxford University, July 2008.

Workshop on experimental design, British Psychology Society Social Section Conference, Canterbury, Kent, September 2007.

Seminar on intergroup emotions, University of Sussex, Spring 2007.

Selected symposia and meetings organized

September, 2010: Co-organizer (with Mario Weick) of ESRC consulting seminar (SCONET), "Social Cognition and Neuroscience," University of Kent.

October, 2009: Co-organizer (with Mario Weick) of IGC/ESRC consulting seminar (SCONET), "Groups and Social Cognition," University of Kent.

June, 2006: Organizer of symposium, “Beyond Guilty Feelings: Consequences of Group-Based Guilt and its Alternatives” at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social issues meeting, Long Beach, California.

October, 2005: Co-organizer of symposium, “New Directions in Intergroup Emotions” (with Diane Mackie and Eliot Smith) at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology meeting, San Diego, California

July, 2005: Chair of symposium, Affect in attitudes: Its role in social value judgment and information processing at the general meeting of the European Association for Experimental Social Psychology, Würzburg, Germany.

September, 2004: Scientific organizer (with Rupert Brown) of ESF exploratory workshop, "New directions in the social psychology of intergroup emotions," Canterbury, UK.

February, 2003: Chair of symposium, Quick to judge, slower to change? Affect in judgments of stigmatized people and acts, at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology meeting, Universal City, CA.

Other academic activities

Reviewer pool member: European Science Foundation; ESRC Peer review College; US National Science Foundation.

External examiner, MSc in Research Methods, University of Liverpool, 2007-2009.

Director of Graduate Studies, School of Psychology, University of Kent, 2008-present.





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