Allard R. Feddes is an Assistant Professor at the Social Psychology department of the University of Amsterdam. Allard studied Social Psychology and Organizational Psychology at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands (1998-2004). In this period he participated in the ERASMUS exchange programme and studied at the National University of Maynooth, Ireland (Sociology and Philosophy). For his MA thesis studies he spent six months at the Psychology Department of Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. Allard did his PhD in Social Psychology at the International Graduate College "Conflict and Cooperation between Social Groups" at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Germany, 2004-2007) where he studied associations between intergroup contact and development of prejudice in ethnic majority and minority children. In the period 2007-2011 he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Social Psychology department of ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon University Institute) in Lisbon, Portugal, where he studied development of prejudice, stereotyping, and perceptions of social status in Portuguese children of different ethnic background. Since 2011 he has studied processes of (de-)radicalisation at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy, in 2014-2015). Allard is broadly interested in how group membership influences our thinking (cognition), feeling (affect) and behaviour.
Fundamentals of Psychology (Introduction course in Psychology, PPLE Bachelor Programme)
Emotions (PPLE Bachelor Programme)
Political Psychology (PPLE Bachelor Programme)
Applying Research Methods (Department of Social Psychology)
Supervision of Bachelor and Master theses (Department of Social Psychology)
Supervision of PhD students (Department of Social Psychology)
Supervision of internships of Cultural Psychology and Social Influence Mastertrack students (Department of Social Psychology)
Coordinator of internships of the Mastertracks Cultural Psychology and Social Influence at the Department of Social Psychology.
Coordinator of master theses of the Mastertracks Cultural Psychology, Social Influence, and Training and Development at the Department of Social Psychology.
Member of the Programme Committee (Opleidingscommissie, OC) of the Graduate School of Psychology