Eftychia Stamkou (1985) is a social and cultural psychologist. She completed her undergraduate studies in psychology at Panteion University of Athens (B.Sc. in 2008; summa cum laude) and her postgraduate studies in social and organizational psychology at the University of Amsterdam (M.Sc. in 2011; cum laude). She conducted her dissertation research at the department of Social Psychology of the University of Amsterdam (PhD in 2018) under the supervision of Prof. Gerben van Kleef and Prof. Astrid Homan. In 2014 she was a visiting scholar at Columbia University, Columbia Business School where she collaborated with Prof. Adam Galinsky. Since 2016 she has been coordinating a Master’s program in Cultural Psychology at the University of Amsterdam, where she currently works as assistant professor of social psychology.
Eftychia Stamkou's research aims at understanding how social hierarchies evolve. Her primary research interests revolve around leadership, power, influence, culture, norm violations, and moral emotions. In studying these topics, she looks at social- and cultural-psychological processes and effects, and examines their implications for individuals, organizations, and societies. She is also interested in understanding processes of influence in the field of art (artistic impact) with a special focus on artistic deviance.
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