Our Researchers

We are an interdisciplinary team of international researchers to tackle a highly ambitious and relevant research project on the nature of hate. Our researchers are experts in the following three categories: Psychology & Neuroscience (WP1), Technology & Social Media (WP2), and Culture, Ideologies, & Religion (WP3). This page presents our early-stage researchers (ESRs) in the first half and introduces you to the experienced principal supervisors (PIs) who guide our ESRs in the second half.


WP1: Psychology & Neuroscience

WP2: Technology & Social Media

WP3: Culture, Ideologies, & Religion

Supervisors (PIs)

WP1: Psychology & Neuroscience Supervisors

  • Dr. A. Haynes

    Dr. A. Haynes

    University of Limerick
    Hate Crime, Sociology of Crime, Deviance and Social Control
  • Prof. J. Schweppe

    Prof. J. Schweppe

    University of Limerick
    Hate studies, law
  • Prof. S. McCarthy-Jones

    Prof. S. McCarthy-Jones

    Trinity College Dublin
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology
  • Prof. P. Räsänen

    Prof. P. Räsänen

    University of Turku
    Economic sociology Information technology, Digital inequality, Consumer behavior
  • Prof. J. de Vries

    Prof. J. de Vries

    Trinity College Dublin
    Cognitive dissonance research, cognitive neuroscience,social psychology
  • Prof. A. Bokde

    Prof. A. Bokde

    Trinity College Dublin
    Complex emotion, neurological basis of hatred, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)

WP2: Technology & Social Media Supervisors

  • Prof.dr. S. van der Hof

    Prof.dr. S. van der Hof

    Leiden University
    technology law, children’s rights, cyberbullying, online sexual abuse, privacy and data protection
  • Prof. M. Liinason

    Prof. M. Liinason

    Lund University
    gender studies
  • Dr. L. Åkervall

    Dr. L. Åkervall

    University of Gothenburg
  • Dr. S. Pabian

    Dr. S. Pabian

    University of Antwerp & Tilburg University
    Online aggression, Online persuasive communication, Strategic communication
  • Prof. K. Poels

    Prof. K. Poels

    University of Antwerp
    Persuasive technology, Strategic communication
  • Prof. H. Vandebosch

    Prof. H. Vandebosch

    University of Antwerp
    Cyberbullying and other types of online aggression, Technological health interventions

WP3: Culture, Ideologies, & Religion Supervisors

  • Prof. Z. James

    Prof. Z. James

    University of Plymouth
    Criminal justice, Discrimination, Gypsies Travellers and Roma
  • Prof. W. van der Burg

    Prof. W. van der Burg

    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Legal philosophy, legal theory, law and ethics Legal research methods
  • Prof. J. Temperman

    Prof. J. Temperman

    Erasmus School of Law
    International law and religion
  • Prof. J. Kivivuori

    Prof. J. Kivivuori

    University of Helsinki
    Criminology, Homicide, Youth Crime, Methodology of crime surveys
  • Dr. R. Fazaeli

    Dr. R. Fazaeli

    Trinity College Dublin
    Islamic Civilisation
  • Prof. T. Rothmund

    Prof. T. Rothmund

    Friedrich-Schiller University Jena
    Research on Political Psychology, Desinformation Interventions and Social Justice Concerns