Academic Staff

Dr Nicolas Geeraert

Staff positionSenior Lecturer
Telephone01206 873810

Dr Nicolas Geeraert obtained his graduate degree in psychology from Ghent University (Belgium, 2000) and his PhD in social psychology from the Catholic University of Louvain, at Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium, 2004). He joined the Department of Psychology at Essex in October 2004.

Research interests
  • Stress-trajectories in acculturation
  • Cross-cultural differences in social cognition
  • Social perception and social cognition

Selected publications

  • Demes, K.A., & Geeraert, N. (2015). The highs and lows of studying abroad: A longitudinal analysis of sojourner stress and adaptation in 50 countries. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109, 316-337.
  • Demes, K. & Geeraert, N. (2014). Measures matter: Scales for adaptation, cultural distance and acculturation orientation revisited. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 45, 82-100.
  • Geeraert, N. (2013). When suppressing one stereotype leads to rebound of another: On the procedural nature of stereotype rebound. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 1173-1183.
  • Geeraert, N., & Demoulin, S. (2013). Acculturative stress or resilience? A longitudinal multilevel analysis of sojourners’ stress and self-esteem. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 44, 1239-1260.
  • Geeraert, N., & Yzerbyt, V.Y. (2007). How fatiguing is dispositional suppression? Disentangling the effects of procedural rebound and ego-depletion. European Journal of Social Psychology, 37, 216-230.

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