Our second candidate for the Psychology Q&A Series is Dr Dennis Nigbur, Chair of the Faculty Ethics Panel and Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology, having been with the psychology department since 2007. He received his PhD in 2004 after conducting his doctoral studies on national identity.
Final year student James Taylor explores public attitudes surrounding Brexit as part of his coursework for Psychology of Nations.
Dr. Dennis Nigbur, Senior Lecturer at CCCU identifies some of the hidden social psychology of the Brexit debate, and how the result may have given rise to a new and more positive stance towards Europe taken by some of the British people.
The social psychology of “10 German bombers”: Why a tasteless football chant about the Battle of Britain is more offensive to the English than the Germans
Dr. Dennis Nigbur, Senior Lecturer at CCCU, takes the opportunity to discuss the interplay between two of his favourite topics, namely football and national identity.