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Hansen, Ian

Hansen, Ian

Assistant Professor
Behavioral Sciences
Areas of Expertise:
  • Social Psychology
  • Cultural Psychology
  • Psychology of Religion
  • Political Psychology
I am an Assistant Professor in Psychology, with experience in social psychology, cultural psychology, political psychology and psychology of religion. My current projects focus on (1) understanding religiosity as a correlate of psychological conservatism that is potentially quite different from political conservatism (2) more generally assessing whether 2- or N-dimensional models of ideology strike a better balance between simplicity and explanatory power than the traditional one-dimensional (liberal vs. conservative) model (3) experimental approaches to transforming ideological self-construal, and (4) investigating whether there are moral objections to certain practices (like torture) that cannot be reduced to the known differences in moral priorities between liberals and conservatives.
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 

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Hansen, Ian
 

Hansen, Ian
Assistant Professor
Behavioral Sciences