The Social Identity Lab’s research has a wide range of foci that include: influence and leadership within and between groups; minority influence and social change; deviance, marginalization and group structure; societal extremism, radicalization, and ideological orthodoxy; religious and political identity; human migration; group fragmentation and the pursuit of subgroup autonomy; vicarious cognitive dissonance; language, culture and identity; and social identity theory and uncertainty-identity theory themselves.

The Social Identity Lab has an extensive network of active collaborations with universities around the world:

  • The UK. University of Kent (Dominic Abrams), Durham University (Richard Crisp), University of Manchester (Robin Martin)
  • Denmark. Aarhus University (Oluf Gøtzsche-Astrup)
  • The Netherlands. Rotterdam School of Management (Steffen Giessner)
  • Spain. ESADE Business School, Barcelon (Laura Guillén)
  • France. Emlyon Business School (Philippe Jacquart)
  • Greece. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Antonis Gardikiotis)
  • Italy. Università di Roma Sapienza (Matteo Antonini and Alessandra Talamo), Università di Roma Tre (Stefano Mastandrea), and Università di Cagliari (Barbara Barbieri)
  • Portugal. University of Porto (Jośe Marques)
  • Canada. University of Alberta (David Rast)
  • The US. Texas Tech University (Zach Hohman), Humboldt State University (Amber Gaffney), Drexel University (Daan van Knippenberg), and California University of Pennsylvania (Justin Hackett)