Office: Science East 2039
Office Hours: Fridays 10:00 am-12:30 pm, by appointment
Position: Professor & Director of Honors Program in the Social Sciences
Area / Specialization:Psychology of Religion, Political Psychology, Psychology of International Conflict, Prejudice and Race Relations, Antisemitism, Genocide, Forensic Psychology, Social Psychology, Arab-Israeli Conflict, Psychology of Social issues, Psychology of Personality, Psychology and History, Modern History.
Strong interest in journalism. Strong interest in political and methodological biases in social research.
Professional Background:Visiting Associate Professor at Yale University (2008-2009). Taught at Harvard, New York University, Stevens Institute, and elsewhere. Trained in Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy by Albert Ellis. Member, Editorial Board, Political Psychology and Member, Editorial Board, Journal for the Study of AntiSemitism. Media Appearances: National Public Radio, Voice of America, MSNBC, Fox News, ABC-TV, History Channel, News12-NJ, and others.
Research Projects: religious extremism, radicalization, antisemitism, psychology of religion
Publications: Many journal articles, book reviews, newspaper columns, and conference presentations.
Social Psychology Network Page
Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and PolicyMajor Book publications:
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