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Identity-Fusion-Lab

Senior Research Associates

Alexandra Vázquez

Alexandra Vázquez is an Associate Professor at the Department of Social and Organizational Psychology at UNED (Spain). She received her Ph.D. in 2012 from UNED and undergraduate degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Her research interests are focused on intergroup and intragroup relations, identity fusion and collective action.

 

 

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Lucía López Rodríguez

Lucía López-Rodríguez is an Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology at University of Almería, where she received her Ph.D. in 2013. Her research interests are focused on the underlying psychosocial processes for the improvement of intergroup relations and the factors that favor or hinder social change and extreme behavior.

 

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Lucía López Rodríguez

Borja Paredes

Borja Paredes is a social psychologist holding a Tenure Track position at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. His research is mainly focused around three areas, namely; persuasion and attitude change, different forms of social and personal identities, and extreme pro-group behavior.

 

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Sandra Chiclana

Sandra Chiclana, Ph.D. in Psychology (2020), is Head of Services in the General Secretary of Penitentiary Institutions, Spanish Ministry of the Interior, and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Social and Organizational Psychology at UNED.

Her research currently focuses on interpersonal violence, radicalisation, hate crimes and female inmates.

 

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Lucía López Rodríguez

Postdocs

Mercedes Martínez

Mercedes Martínez is a Research Assistant and tutor professor at the Department of Social and Organizational Psychology at UNED. She received her Ph.D. in 2022, and her degrees in Psychology and Social Education from UNED. Her research interests are focused on intergroup and intragroup relations, identity fusion and emotions.

 

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Juana Chinchilla

Juana is the Research Coordinator of MULTIPREV. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology in 2022 from UNED (Spain). Her research interests are focused on morality, identity fusion, and non-normative collective action.

 

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Ph. D. Students

Hend Bautista

Hend Bautista is a Research Assistant and a doctoral candidate at the Dpt. of Social and Organizational Psychology at UNED (Spain). She received her Master’s degree in Research in Psychology from UNED in 2021 and has also collaborated for years in intercultural/interreligious projects with the UNESCO Association for Interreligious Dialogue (AUDIR).

 

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Laura Blanco

Laura Blanco is a Research Assistant in the MULTIPREV project. She received her degree from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2019, where she specialized in Forensic and Penitentiary Psychology. She is currently finishing a Master programme in Methodology applied to Health and Behavioural Sciences at UNED.

 

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Beatriz Alba

Beatriz Alba Langreo is a Research Assistant in the MULTIPREV project. She received her degree from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2018, where she specialized subsequently in analysis and research in the criminal field. She is currently finishing a Master’s program in research in psychology specializing in social psychology at UNED.

 

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Naroa Carrasco

Naroa Carrasco is a Research Assistant with a degree in Psychology from Complutense University of Madrid and a Master’s Degree in Legal and Forensic Psychology from Universidad de Granada. She has participated in research projects for the Ministry of the Interior, the Penitentiary Institutions and UNED with topics like: gender violence, violent radicalization, filicides and feminicides.

 

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Irene Barón

Irene Barón is a Research Assistant with a degree in Psychology from Complutense University of Madrid and a Master’s Degree in Legal and Forensic Psychology. She has participated in research projects for the UNED, the Ministry of the Interior and Penitentiary Institutions with topics such as gender violence, feminicides, violent radicalization and filicides.

 

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Administrative Staff

Sarah Anderhub

Sarah Anderhub is the Administrative Assistant of the ERC project. She holds degrees in Translation, Social Education and Administration.

 

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