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John T. Jost

John T. Jost

John T. Jost is Professor of Psychology and Politics and Co-Director of the Center for Social and Political Behavior at New York University. His research, which addresses stereotyping, prejudice, political ideology, and system justification theory, has been funded by the National Science Foundation and has appeared in top scientific journals and received national and international media attention. He has published over 120 journal articles and book chapters and four co-edited book volumes, including Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification (Oxford, 2009). He has received numerous honors and awards, including the Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize, Erik Erikson Award for Early Career Research Achievement in Political Psychology, International Society for Self and Identity Early Career Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology Theoretical Innovation Prize, Society of Experimental Social Psychology Career Trajectory Award, and the Morton Deutsch Award for Distinguished Scholarly and Practical Contributions to Social Justice. He has served on several editorial boards and executive committees of professional societies and is currently editor of the Oxford University Press book series on "Political Psychology" and a Vice President of the International Society of Political Psychology. He is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and the Association of Psychological Science

Primary Interests:

  • Aggression, Conflict, Peace
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Ethics and Morality
  • Intergroup Relations
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Persuasion, Social Influence
  • Political Psychology
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Self and Identity
  • Social Cognition

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  • Political Psychology
  • Social Power
  • System Justification Theory
  • Theories of Social Psychology

John T. Jost
Department of Psychology
New York University
6 Washington Place, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003
United States

  • Phone: (212) 998-7665
  • Fax: (212) 995-4018
  • Skype Name: jtjost

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