prof. Alex Haslam
Professor of Psychology and Australian Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland
Only (Re)connect: 20+ Years of the Social Identity Approach to Psychology in Organizations
Alex is Professor of Social and Organizational Psychology and Australian Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland. Together with over 400 colleagues around the world, he has written and edited 15 books and published over 300 peer-reviewed articles that explore the contribution of group and identity processes to social and organizational functioning.
His most recent books are The New Psychology of Leadership: Identity, Influence and Power (2nd Ed. with Stephen Reicher & Michael Platow, Psychology Press, 2020), The New Psychology of Sport: The Social Identity Approach (with Katrien Fransen & Filip Boen, Sage, 2020), and The New Psychology of Health: Unlocking the Social Cure (with Catherine Haslam, Jolanda Jetten, Tegan Cruwys and Genevieve Dingle, Routledge, 2018),
Alex has received a range of major awards from scientific bodies in Australia, the US, UK and Europe for this work — including recognition for distinguished contributions to psychological science from both the British and Australian Psychological Societies. In 2022 he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia “for significant service to higher education, particularly psychology, through research and mentoring”.