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Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour



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Sanaz Talaifar is an Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at Imperial College London. Prior to joining Imperial, she was a Postdoctoral Scholar in Organizational Behavior at Stanford Graduate School of Business. She received her PhD in Social and Personality Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.

Sanaz's research interests lie at the intersection of self and identity, media and technology, and political psychology. For a full list of her publications, please see her Google Scholar profile



Talaifar S, Lowery BS, 2023, Freedom and constraint in digital environments: implications for the self, Perspectives on Psychological Science, Vol:18, ISSN:1745-6916, Pages:544-575

Kirkland K, Crimston CR, Jetten J, et al., 2023, Moral expansiveness around the world: the role of societal factors across 36 countries, Social Psychological and Personality Science, Vol:14, ISSN:1948-5506, Pages:305-318

Hornsey MJ, Pearson S, Kang J, et al., 2023, Multinational data show that conspiracy beliefs are associated with the perception (and reality) of poor national economic performance, European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol:53, ISSN:0046-2772, Pages:78-89

Talaifar S, Stuetzer M, Rentfrow PJ, et al., 2022, Fear and deprivation in Trump’s America: A regional analysis of voting behavior in the 2016 and 2020 U.S. presidential elections, Personality Science, Vol:3, ISSN:2700-0710, Pages:1-57


Talaifar S, Ashokkumar A, Consequences of self-censoring unpopular opinions, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Academy of Management, ISSN:2151-6561

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