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Michael Hogg

Michael Hogg

Michael Hogg is professor of social psychology at Claremont Graduate University. He is also an honorary professor of psychology at the University of Kent and the University of Queensland. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, the Western Psychological Association, and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. He is editor with Dominic Abrams of the journal Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (, and a former associate editor of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. He is a member of the executive committee of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (vice-president in 2012 and president in 2013) and was the 2010 recipient of the Carol and Ed Diener Award in Social Psychology from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

His research is on self-conception, social identity, group processes, and intergroup relations. Specific programs focus on (1) uncertainty management, group identification, entitativity, and extremism; (2) leadership and social identity; and (3) influence, norms and attitude-behavior relations.

Primary Interests:

  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Group Processes
  • Intergroup Relations
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Persuasion, Social Influence
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Self and Identity

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Journal Articles:

Other Publications:

  • Abrams, D., & Hogg, M. A. (2010). Social identity and self-categorization. In J. F. Dovidio, M. Hewstone, P. Glick & V. M. Esses (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination (pp. 179-193). London: SAGE.
  • Hogg, M. A. (2011). Uncertainty-identity theory. In P. A. M. Van Lange, A. W. Kruglanski, & E. T. Higgins (Eds.), Handbook of theories of social psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Hogg, M. A. (2010). Influence and leadership. In S. T. Fiske, D. T. Gilbert, & G. Lindzey (Eds.), Handbook of social psychology (5th ed., Vol. 2, pp. 1166-1207). New York: Wiley.
  • Hogg, M. A. (2006). Social identity theory. In P. J. Burke (Ed.), Contemporary social psychological theories (pp. 111-136). Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press.

Courses Taught:

  • Extremism
  • Group Processes and Intergroup Relations
  • Self and Identity
  • Social Identity Research Practicum

Michael Hogg
School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
Claremont Graduate University
123 East Eighth Street
Claremont, California 91711
United States

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