Hansen, Ian

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  University of British Columbia  Social Psychology  2007 
    MA  University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign  Social Psychology  2002 
    BA  Swarthmore College  Philosophy  1996 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice  Substitute Assistant Professor  Psychology  August, 2008 to January, 2010 
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice  Postdoctoral Researcher  Center on Terrorism  August 2007 to August 2008 
    University of British Columbia  Ph.D. Student, Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant  Psychology  September 2002 to June 2007 
    University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign  M.A. Student, Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant  Psychology  September 2001 to June 2002 
    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology  Research Assistant  Division of Social Sciences  September 2000 to August 2001 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice  Substitute Assistant Professor and Adjunct Professor  Psychology  February 2010 to August 2010 
    New School University  Visiting Scholar  Psychology  February 2008 to June 2008 
    Adler School for Professional Psychology  Adjunct Professor  Psychology  October to November, 2006; March to April, 2007 
    University of British Columbia  Lecturer  Psychology  January 2005 to June 2005 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Lovells  Paralegal  1999-2000 
    College of St. Benedict/St Johns University  Assistant Director to the Study Abroad Program in Chongqing, China  1997 
    English Language Schools Internatinoal  Teacher of English as a Foreign Language  1996-1997 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Assistant Professor  August 2010 to present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Dar-Nimrod, I., Hansen, I., Proulx, T., Lehman, D. R., Chapman, B. P., & Duberstein, P. R.. "Coolness: an empirical investigation." Journal of Individual Differences. 33 2012: 175-185.

        Ginges, J., Hansen, I. G. & Norenzayan, A.. "Religious belief, coalitional commitment, and support for suicide attacks." Evolutionary Psychology. 8 2010: 346-349.

        Ginges, J., Hansen, I. G. & Norenzayan, A.. "Religion and Support for Suicide Attacks." Psychological Science. 20 2009: 222-230.

        Norenzayan, A., Dar Nimrod, I., Hansen, I. G., & Proulx, T.. "Mortality salience and religion: Divergent effects on the defense of cultural values for the religious and the non-religious." European Journal of Social Psychology. 39 2009: 101-113.

        Norenzayan, A., Hansen, I. G. & Cady, J.. "An angry volcano? Reminders of death and anthropomorphizing nature." Social Cognition. 26 2008: 190-197.

        Norenzayan, A. & Hansen, I. G.. "Belief in supernatural agents in the face of death." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 32 2006: 174-187.

        Hong, Y., Liao, H., Chan, G., Wong, R., Chiu, C., Ip, G.W., Fu, H. & Hansen, I. G.. "Temporal causal links between outgroup attitudes and social categorization: The case of Hong Kong 1997 transition." Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. 9 2006: 265-288.

        Hong, Y., Coleman, J., Chan, G., Wong, R. Y. M., Chiu, C., Hansen, I. G., Lee, S., Tong, Y., & Fu, H.. "Predicting intergroup bias: The interactive effects of implicit theory and social identity." Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin. 30 2004: 1035-1047.

        Hong, Y., Chan, G., Chiu, C., Wong, R. Y. M., Hansen, I. G., Lee, S., Tong, Y. & Fu, H.. "How are social identities linked to self-conception and intergroup orientation? The moderating effect of implicit theories." Journal of Personality & Social Psychology. 85 2003: 1147-1160.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      Mustakova-Possardt, E., Basseches, M., Oxenberg, J., & Hansen, I. G.. "Transforming a limited social function into a viable global action agenda." Toward a socially responsible psychology for a global era. 2013: 21-46.

      Hansen, I. G. & Norenzayan, A.. "Between yang and yin and heaven and hell: Untangling the complex relationship between religion and intolerance." Where God and Science Meet: How Brain and Evolutionary Studies Alter Our Understanding of Religion. 3 2006: 187-211.

      Suedfeld, P. & Hansen, I. G.. "The many faces of international political psychology." Political Psychology. 2006: 63-87.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Religion and politics through the lens of social and political psychology" April, 2014: Attendees of York College Provost Lecture Series.

    "When divorcing conservatism from care, people become less conservative." June, 2014: Symposium on “Does a liberal vs. conservative framework shortchange explanatory power? Towards a dynamic two-dimensional approach to ideology”.

    "The instability of ideology: How different framings of moral divides affect ideological construal" January, 2013: Symposium on “Beyond liberalism vs. conservatism: The contextual and dynamic nature of ideological construal”, Annual Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

    "The ironic effect of considering oneself part of the 99%: Reduced support for activism and equality in a liberal student sample" July, 2012: Symposium on “The dynamics and challenges of activism in the Occupy movement” at the Psychologists for Social Responsibility Conference, Washington, DC.

    "The malleability of ideological construal and implications for support for torture" July, 2012: Symposium on “Left and right or right and wrong? A political psychological approach to understanding attitudes toward torture” at the Psychologists for Social Responsibility Conference, Washington, DC.

    "Does the culture war divide make us more comfortable with supporting torture?" April, 2012: Annual Hunter College Psychology Convention, New York, NY.

    "What we talk about when we talk about conservatism" January, 2012: Symposium on “A Christian Nation facing the 21st century: How religion shapes modern America, and its role in a changing society”, Annual Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

    "The Efficience of Corporate Corruption" July, 2011: Roundtable on "The Psychology of Corporate Corruption," Psychologists For Social Responsibility Conference, Brookline, MA.

    "How the Culture War Sustains Real Wars" July, 2011: Roundtable on "The Psychological and Structural Aspects of War," Psychologists for Social Responsibility Conference, Brookline, MA.

    "Does National Religiosity Sit Well or Badly With National Peace and Freedom?" January, 2011: Psychology of Religion Pre-Conference of the Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

    "The Ironic Trinity: Liberalism-Conservatism, Tolerance-Intolerance, and Religion-Nonreligion" October, 2009: Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Denver, CO.

    "Religion as a paradoxical predictor of religious intolerance" May, 2007: Symposium on "The Social Benefits and Hazards of Religion," Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Provost's Award for mentoring research students, York College, CUNY: 2014.

    Selected to present a talk, "Religion and Politics Through the Lens of Social and Political Psychology", at the Provost Lecture Series, York College, CUNY: 2014.

    Provost's Award for mentoring research students, York College, CUNY: 2013.

    Admission to CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program: 2012-2013.

    Izaak Walton Killam pre-doctoral fellowship, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia: 2004-2005.

    University graduate fellowship, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia: 2003.

    Graduate entrance scholarship, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia: 2002.

    Phi Beta Kappa: 1996.

    National Merit Scholar: 1992.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC-CUNY 45 Research Award, Beyond liberal and conservative: Transcending the one-dimensionality of ideological discourse in psychology. 2014: $5748.

    PSC-CUNY 43 Research Award, Conservatism without atrocity? Testing the stability of the relationship between ideology and policy preference. 2012: $5466.

    William Stewart Travel Award for National and International Conferences, Symposium Presentation at Annual Conference of Society for Personality and Social Psychology. 2012: $500.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Contributed to updating department's listing in the York College Bulletin for 2014-2015: Spring 2014.

      Composed a summary of faculty research encouraging promising students to seek out independent studies: Fall 2013.

      Assistance with revising the curriculum of Research Methods in Psychology (Psy 330): Fall 2012 and Spring 2013.

      Mentor, Summer Research Program: Summer 2012.

      Curriculum Committee: Fall 2010.

    2. Service to the School

      Served on the Planning Committee for the 5th Annual York College Undergraduate Research Day: Spring 2014.

      Assisted in the planning and coordination of a social justice-related activity for visiting middle school students at York: Spring 2013.

      Member, School Strategic Planning Committee: Spring 2012.

    3. Service to the College

      Chair, College Library Committee: Spring 2014 to present.

      Member, College Library Committee: Spring 2011 to present.

      Member, Provost Lecture Series Planning Committee: Fall 2011 to Spring 2013.

      Organized screening, producer Q & A, and library donation of the film _The House I Live In_: April 2013.

      Presented at CETL session on using primary source material: April 2013.

      Presented at CETL session on mentoring research assistants: October 2012.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Steering Committee, Psychologists for Social Responsibility: Spring 2012 to present.

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Organized monthly “PsySR First Sundays” on first Sundays of the month at New School University for discussion of research findings and other contemporary issues in Psychology.: Spring, 2014.

    Co-coordinated the organization of a regional conference for PsySR in New York City: October, 2013.

    Chaired a seminar on "Interrogation Psychologists: New Practice or Malpractice?" at the Center on Terrorism, John Jay College, CUNY: March 9, 2012.

    Presented a talk on research ethics in times of torture, Amnesty Interational's Torture Awareness Campaign, John Jay College of Criminal Justice: November 2, 2010.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      PSYC 102 Introduction to Psychology 
      PSYC 219 Psychology of Terrorism 
      PSYC 330 Research of Psychology 
      PSYC 332 Social Psychology 
      PSYC 401 History of Psychology 
      PSYC 490 Independent Study 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Philosophy of Psychology, A course on the philosophy of psychology.

      Psychology of Terrorism, A course on the psychology of terrorism and political violence.

Hansen, Ian
 

Hansen, Ian
Assistant Professor
Behavioral Sciences