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Abrams, Prof. (William) Dominic (Joshua) locked

PhD; FBA 2013; FAcSS

Born Cambridge 11 April 1958; s of late Prof. Philip Abrams and of Prof. Sonia Jackson (née Edelman); m 1989, Prof. Diane Margaret Houston; one s two d

Professor of Social Psychology, since 1993 and Director, Centre for the Study of Group Processes, since 1995, University of Kent

Education

Impington Village Coll.; Brooksbank Comp. Sch.; Greenhead Coll.; Univ. of Manchester (BA Hons Psychol.); London Sch. of Econs and Pol Sci. (MSc Social Psychol.); Univ. of Kent (PhD Social Psychol. 1984). CPsychol 1989

Career

Lectr in Social Psychol., Univ. of Bristol, 1983–85; Lectr in Social Cognition, Dundee Univ., 1985–89; Lectr, 1989–91, Sen. Lectr, 1991–92, Reader, 1992–93, in Social Psychol., Univ. of Kent. Member: res. bds, ESRC, 2008–13; HEFCE Res. Evaluation Framework Panel 4, 2013–14. British Psychological Society: Sec./Treas., Social Psychol. Section, 1985–89; Chm., Res. Bd and Mem., Bd of Trustees, 2003–06; Fellow, 2011. Mem. Council and Chm., Learned Socs, Acad. of Social Scis, 2000–06, 2009–14; Sec., Eur. Assoc. of Social Psychol., 2002–05; Pres., Soc. for Psychol Study of Social Issues, 2012–14 (Fellow, 1999); Founder Chair, Soc. for Psychol Study of Social Issues-UK, 2014–16; Vice Pres. (Social Scis), British Acad., 2016–. Trustee, Anne Frank Trust, 2013–15. Editor, Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 1997–. Fellow: Soc. of Experimental Social Psychol., 2006; Soc. for Personality and Social Psychol., 2009. FAcSS (AcSS 2004)

Publications

with M. A. Hogg: Social Identifications: a social psychology of intergroup relations and group processes, 1988 (Chinese edn 1995); (ed) Social Identity Theory: constructive and critical advances, 1990; (ed) Group Motivation: social psychological perspectives, 1993; (ed) Social Identity and Social Cognition, 1999; Intergroup Relations, 2001; (ed jtly) The Social Psychology of Exclusion and Inclusion, 2005; (ed jtly) Multidisciplinary Handbook of Social Exclusion Research, 2007; over 200 papers on prejudice, social cohesion and social gps in jls

Recreations

folk, blues and jazz guitar and violin

Address

Centre for the Study of Group Processes, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NP

D.Abrams@kent.ac.uk