BSc (1977, University of Birmingham)
PhD (1983, Bristol University)
Michael Hogg was at the University of Queensland from 1991 to mid-2006. He is now Professor of Social Psychology at Claremont Graduate University in Los Angeles, and an Honorary Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Kent, and at the University of Queensland. He is a Fellow of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Western Psychological Association, and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. In 2004 he was a British Academy Visiting Professor at Birmingham University. He received his PhD in 1983 from Bristol University, and has held teaching posts at Bristol University, Macquarie University, the University of Melbourne, the University of Queensland, and Princeton University, and visiting appointments at the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of California, Santa Cruz, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and City University, Hong Kong. For 2004-2006 he was an Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow at the University of Queensland. Michael Hogg’s research on group processes, intergroup relations, social identity, and self-conception is closely associated with the development of social identity theory. He has published about 280 scientific books, chapters and articles on these topics. A past associate editor of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, he serves on the editorial board of most of the main social psychology journals, and is foundation co-editor with Dominic Abrams of the journal Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, and senior consultant editor for the Sage Social Psychology Program. Current research foci include leadership, deviance, uncertainty reduction, extremism, and subgroup relations. Michael Hogg lives in Los Angeles, and spends time each year in the UK, and in Brisbane, Australia.