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About Mark Rubin

I’m a social psychologist who has published over 60 articles in the areas of social identity, stereotyping, prejudice, and social exclusion, including research on counterstereotypicality, ingroup identification, intergroup contact, and perceived group variability. My other research interests include individualism and collectivism, risk-taking, city evaluation, the need for closure, social class, and mental health. For more information about my work, please visit my research website at:


Present Associate Professor, University of Newcastle - Australia


Research Interests

intergroup relations, group processes, social class, social identity, need for closure, intergroup contact, stereotyping, prejudice, perceived group variability, higher education, and mental health