social representations of ethnic minorities
Main areas of study and research
1. Prejudice (analysis of ethnic prejudice and racist
discourse in the press; The relationship between SDO (social
dominance orientation) and forms of injury and the role played by
primary and secondary emotions in the relationship between these
two constructs. Special interest related to the process of
infra-humanization of minorities in written discourse).
Psychological processes of social exclusion.
Theoretical study on anti-Semitism and psychological
Effect moral dilemmas and moral exclusion under the
Theoretical study of the issue.
Gender stereotypes and attribution issues and in activating
the categorization of gender stereotypes.
Analysis of the stereotypes of Arabs and immigrants in the
Immigration and injury, with particular attention to the
problems of identity of immigrant women and adolescents
Political participation and social integration of
Social exclusion and migration.
Health and risk behaviors in young migrants.
4. Cultural psychology
Critical analysis of the concept of culture.
Analysis of the relationship between psychology and cultural
Cultural mediation in ü psychosocial perspective (role of mental
models and the construct of self-efficacy in relation to
5. Discursive social psychology
theoretical knowledge and practical analysis of
discourse, particularly political speech and the press.
6. Methodological knowledge
Qualitative methods in social psychology (theoretical knowledge
and use of software Spadt and T-Lab for the qualitative analysis of
textual data, theoretical knowledge and use of focus groups,
interviews and analysis).
Knowledge of the main methods of survey research and
quantitative analysis techniques through software (SPSS).