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Michael Hogg


Michael Hogg (PhD, Bristol) is Professor of Social Psychology and Director of the Social Identity Lab at Claremont Graduate University, in Los Angeles, an Honorary Professor at the University of Kent, in the UK, a former Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow, and a past President of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology. He is the recipient of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues’ 2022 Kurt Lewin Award, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s 2021 Campbell Award, the International Society for Self and Identity’s 2020 Distinguished Lifetime Career Award, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s 2010 Carol and Ed Diener Mid-Career Award in Social Psychology, and the Australian Psychological Society’s 1989 Early Career Award. Hogg’s research on intergroup relations, group processes, influence and leadership, and self and identity is associated with the development of social identity theory (close to 400 scientific publications, cited more than 100,000 times, h-index 132).  He is foundation Editor-in-Chief with Dominic Abrams of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, an Associate Editor of The Leadership Quarterly, and a former Associate Editor of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. Current research foci include uncertainty, extremism and conflict; and populism and intergroup leadership.