School of Psychology

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Dr Eduardo Vasquez

Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Senior Academic Adviser
Member of Ethics Team

Dr Eduardo Vasquez


Research interests

  • Aggression, displaced aggression.
  • Inter-group relations: personalization, self-disclosure and liking; inter-group conflict and aggression; inter-gang violence.
  • Alcohol and social behaviors: alcohol and aggression, alcohol and inter-group anxiety.

Key publications

  • Pedersen, W. C., Vasquez, E. A., Bartholow, B. D., Grosvenor, M., & Truong, A. (2014). Are you insulting me? Exposure to alcohol primes increases aggression following ambiguous provocation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 1037-1049.

  • Vasquez, E. A., Wenborne, L., Peers, M., Alleyne, E., & Ellis, K. L. (2015). Any of them will do: In-group identification, out-group entitativity, and gang membership as predictors of group based retribution. Aggressive Behavior, 41, 242-252.

  • Vasquez, E. A.,Osinnowo, K., Pina, A., Ball, L., & Bell, C. (2017). The sexual objectification of girls and aggression towards them in gang and non-gang affiliated youth. Psychology, Crime, and Law, 23, 459-471.

  • Loughnan, S., Pina, A., Vasquez, E. A., & Puvia, E. (2013). Sexual objectification increases rape victim blame and decreases perceived suffering. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 37, 455-461.



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