- The dynamics of racism and prejudice in everyday social life.
- Understandings of historical events and processes in intergroup contexts.
- Everyday understandings of political processes. National identity, citizenship, civility and civic responsibility;
- Common sense political philosophy; Ideological dilemmas of liberalism.
Current research topics
- Stereotype expression and suppression in complex social contexts.
- English and British national identity.
- European identity and attitudes towards the EU.
Professional association memberships
- British Psychological Society (BPS)
- International Society for Political Psychology (ISPP)
- Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN)
- Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
- European Association of Social Psychology (EASP)