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Georgina Randsley de Moura

Dr Georgina Randsley de Moura

Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology and Head of School


Research interests

Georgina's research is principally in the areas of leadership, diversity, and innovation. She is interested in how leaders manage the delicate line of representing their group whilst also pushing the boundaries and/or being different or unexpected in some way. Georgina's research interests are broadly based around intra-and intergroup dynamics and social psychology in organizations.

Key publications

  • Abrams, D., Randsley de Moura, G., & Travaglino, G.A. (2013). A double standard when group members behave badly: Transgression Credit to ingroup leaders. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 799-815.
  • Hopthrow, T., Randsley de Moura, G., Meleady, R., Abrams, D., & Swift, H. J. (2014). Drinking in social groups. Does ‘groupdrink’ provide safety in numbers when deciding about risk? Addiction, 109, 913-921.
  • Randsley de Moura, G., Abrams, D., Retter, C., Gunnarsdottir, S., & Ando, K. (2009). Identification as an organizational anchor: How identification and job satisfaction combine to predict turnover intention. European Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 540-557.
  • Abrams, D., Randsley de Moura, G., Marques, J.M., & Hutchison, P. (2008). Innovation credit : When can leaders oppose their group’s norms? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 662-678.


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