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Hansen, Ian

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  University of British Columbia  Social Psychology  2007 
    MA  University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign  Social Psychology  2002 
    certificate  University of Hong Kong  Psychology  2000 
    BA  Swarthmore College  Philosophy  1996 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice  Substitute Assistant Professor  Psychology  August, 2008 to January, 2010 
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice  Postdoctoral Researcher  Center on Terrorism  August 2007 to August 2008 
    University of British Columbia  Ph.D. Student, Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant  Psychology  September 2002 to June 2007 
    University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign  M.A. Student, Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant  Psychology  September 2001 to June 2002 
    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology  Research Assistant  Division of Social Sciences  September 2000 to August 2001 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice  Substitute Assistant Professor and Adjunct Professor  Psychology  February 2010 to August 2010 
    New School University  Visiting Scholar  Psychology  February 2008 to June 2008 
    Adler School for Professional Psychology  Adjunct Professor  Psychology  October to November, 2006; March to April, 2007 
    University of British Columbia  Lecturer  Psychology  January 2005 to June 2005 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Lovells  Paralegal  1999-2000 
    College of St. Benedict/St Johns University  Assistant Director to the Study Abroad Program in Chongqing, China  1997 
    English Language Schools Internatinoal  Teacher of English as a Foreign Language  1996-1997 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Associate Professor  August 2010 to present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Hansen, I. G.. "The analytic utility of distinguishing fighting from dying." Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 41 : e204.

        Hansen, I. G. (2018). "Resisting denial of the psychology profession’s role in post-9/11 torture." Clio's Psyche. 24 : 115-120.

        Hansen, I. G., Jackson, V.-W. & Ryder, A. (2017). "Religion and Oppression: Cross-National and Experimental Investigations." Religion Brain & Behavior. online : 1-24.

        Hansen, I. G. & Callaghan, B. (2017). "Cuing Moral Transcendence Reduces Support for Torture And Disentangles It From Retributive and Utilitarian Concerns." Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict. 9 : 37-56.

        Hansen, I. G. & Ryder, A. (2016). "In search of ‘religion proper’: Intrinsic religiosity and coalitional rigidity make opposing predictions of intergroup hostility across religious groups." Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 47 : 835-857.

        Dar-Nimrod, I., Hansen, I., Proulx, T., Lehman, D. R., Chapman, B. P., & Duberstein, P. R. (2012). "Coolness: an empirical investigation." Journal of Individual Differences. 33 : 175-185.

        Ginges, J., Hansen, I. G. & Norenzayan, A. (2010). "Religious belief, coalitional commitment, and support for suicide attacks." Evolutionary Psychology. 8 : 346-349.

        Ginges, J., Hansen, I. G. & Norenzayan, A. (2009). "Religion and support for suicide attacks." Psychological Science. 20 : 222-230.

        Norenzayan, A., Dar Nimrod, I., Hansen, I. G., & Proulx, T. (2009). "Mortality salience and religion: Divergent effects on the defense of cultural values for the religious and the non-religious." European Journal of Social Psychology. 39 : 101-113.

        Norenzayan, A., Hansen, I. G. & Cady, J. (2008). "An angry volcano? Reminders of death and anthropomorphizing nature." Social Cognition. 26 : 190-197.

        Norenzayan, A. & Hansen, I. G. (2006). "Belief in supernatural agents in the face of death." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 32 : 174-187.

        Hong, Y., Liao, H., Chan, G., Wong, R., Chiu, C., Ip, G.W., Fu, H. & Hansen, I. G. (2006). "Temporal causal links between outgroup attitudes and social categorization: The case of Hong Kong 1997 transition." Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. 9 : 265-288.

        Hong, Y., Coleman, J., Chan, G., Wong, R. Y. M., Chiu, C., Hansen, I. G., Lee, S., Tong, Y., & Fu, H. (2004). "Predicting intergroup bias: The interactive effects of implicit theory and social identity." Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin. 30 : 1035-1047.

        Hong, Y., Chan, G., Chiu, C., Wong, R. Y. M., Hansen, I. G., Lee, S., Tong, Y. & Fu, H. (2003). "How are social identities linked to self-conception and intergroup orientation? The moderating effect of implicit theories." Journal of Personality & Social Psychology. 85 : 1147-1160.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      Hansen, I. G. (2017). "Self-Actualizing Creativity." Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. online : 1-3.

      Hansen, I. G. (2017). "Self-Actualization Needs." Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. online : 1-4.

      Hansen, I. G. (2017). "Self-Actualization." Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. online : 1-3.

      Mustakova-Possardt, E., Basseches, M., Oxenberg, J., & Hansen, I. G. (2013). "Transforming a limited social function into a viable global action agenda." Toward a socially responsible psychology for a global era. 1 : 21-46.

      Hansen, I. G. & Norenzayan, A. (2006). "Between yang and yin and heaven and hell: Untangling the complex relationship between religion and intolerance." Where God and Science Meet: How Brain and Evolutionary Studies Alter Our Understanding of Religion. 3 : 187-211.

      Suedfeld, P. & Hansen, I. G. (2006). "The many faces of international political psychology." Political Psychology. 1 : 63-87.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "The role of the psychology profession in Guantanamo Bay Prison and US torture" May 2017: Talk presented at the V International Seminar of Peace and Abolition of Foreign Military Bases, Guantanamo, Cuba.

    "Can Trump torture without psychologists" January 2017: Lecture presented to the Psychology Department, Auckland University.

    "Can Trump torture without psychologists?" January 2017: Lecture presented to the Psychology Department, Sydney University.

    "Peace Psychology: A Lecture Series" December 2016-January 2017: Series of lectures and facilitated activities, Nanjing Normal University.

    "Minimizing denial after the Hoffman Report: Can we look deeply into the dark side of the psychology profession?" May, 2016: Talk presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the International Psychohistorical Association, New York, NY.

    "Narcissism, psychopathy, and bigoted oppression: Making psychological-ideological sense of the Trump phenomenon." April, 2016: Symposium presented at 44th Annual Hunter College Psychology Convention, New York, NY.

    "Religious impulses and ideological outcomes: How religious processes can lean left (in spite of also leaning right)" April, 2016: Symposium presented at 44th Annual Hunter College Psychology Convention, New York, NY.

    "Religion and liberty: Cross-national and experimental investigations." March, 2016: Talk presented at Division 36 Midyear Conference on Psychology, Religion and Spirituality.

    "Students, Social Justice, & PsySR: Are Psychology Degrees& Benefiting the World Compatible? (with Mary Pelton-Cooper)" August, 2015: Invited presentation at Psychologists for Social Responsibility Teach-In, Toronto, ON.

    "Militarism and Psychology (with Serdar Degirmencioglu and Alice LoCicero)" August, 2015: Invited presentation at Psychologists for Social Responsibility Teach-In, Toronto, ON.

    "How psychopathy and moral beauty engagement bisect the liberal-left vs. conservative-right divide. (with Abraham Dickey III and Gabriela Cedillo)" April, 2015: Symposium presented at the 43rd Annual Hunter College Psychology Convention, New York, NY..

    "Torture as a moral issue and a source of corruption in the health professions." March, 2015: Invited talk at Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY.

    "Religion and politics through the lens of social and political psychology" April, 2014: Attendees of York College Provost Lecture Series.

    "When divorcing conservatism from care, people become less conservative." June, 2014: Symposium on “Does a liberal vs. conservative framework shortchange explanatory power? Towards a dynamic two-dimensional approach to ideology”.

    "The instability of ideology: How different framings of moral divides affect ideological construal" January, 2013: Symposium on “Beyond liberalism vs. conservatism: The contextual and dynamic nature of ideological construal”, Annual Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

    "The ironic effect of considering oneself part of the 99%: Reduced support for activism and equality in a liberal student sample" July, 2012: Symposium on “The dynamics and challenges of activism in the Occupy movement” at the Psychologists for Social Responsibility Conference, Washington, DC.

    "The malleability of ideological construal and implications for support for torture" July, 2012: Symposium on “Left and right or right and wrong? A political psychological approach to understanding attitudes toward torture” at the Psychologists for Social Responsibility Conference, Washington, DC.

    "Does the culture war divide make us more comfortable with supporting torture?" April, 2012: Annual Hunter College Psychology Convention, New York, NY.

    "What we talk about when we talk about conservatism" January, 2012: Symposium on “A Christian Nation facing the 21st century: How religion shapes modern America, and its role in a changing society”, Annual Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

    "The Efficience of Corporate Corruption" July, 2011: Roundtable on "The Psychology of Corporate Corruption," Psychologists For Social Responsibility Conference, Brookline, MA.

    "How the Culture War Sustains Real Wars" July, 2011: Roundtable on "The Psychological and Structural Aspects of War," Psychologists for Social Responsibility Conference, Brookline, MA.

    "Does National Religiosity Sit Well or Badly With National Peace and Freedom?" January, 2011: Psychology of Religion Pre-Conference of the Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

    "The Ironic Trinity: Liberalism-Conservatism, Tolerance-Intolerance, and Religion-Nonreligion" October, 2009: Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Denver, CO.

    "Religion as a paradoxical predictor of religious intolerance" May, 2007: Symposium on "The Social Benefits and Hazards of Religion," Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

    "Torture is Punishment" : .

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    President's Award for mentoring research students: 2016.

    Provost's Award for mentoring research students, York College, CUNY: 2015.

    Provost's Award for mentoring research students, York College, CUNY: 2014.

    Selected to present a talk, "Religion and Politics Through the Lens of Social and Political Psychology", at the Provost Lecture Series, York College, CUNY: 2014.

    Provost's Award for mentoring research students, York College, CUNY: 2013.

    Admission to CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program: 2012-2013.

    Izaak Walton Killam pre-doctoral fellowship, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia: 2004-2005.

    University graduate fellowship, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia: 2003.

    Graduate entrance scholarship, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia: 2002.

    Phi Beta Kappa: 1996.

    National Merit Scholar: 1992.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC-CUNY 48 Research Award, Between Trump’s Republicans and the Standing Rock Sioux: The ambiguity of North American religiosity. 2017: $6000.

    PSC-CUNY 46 Research Award, Ego depletion, religion and politics. 2015: $5990.

    PSC-CUNY 45 Research Award, Beyond liberal and conservative: Transcending the one-dimensionality of ideological discourse in psychology. 2014: $5748.

    PSC-CUNY 43 Research Award, Conservatism without atrocity? Testing the stability of the relationship between ideology and policy preference. 2012: $5466.

    William Stewart Travel Award for National and International Conferences, Symposium Presentation at Annual Conference of Society for Personality and Social Psychology. 2012: $500.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Reviewed syllabi for Psych 401: Spring 2016 - present.

      Assisted with obtaining nominations of students for departmental scholarships: Spring 2015.

      Contributed to updating department's listing in the York College Bulletin for 2014-2015: Spring 2014.

      Composed a summary of faculty research encouraging promising students to seek out independent studies: Fall 2013.

      Assistance with revising the curriculum of Research Methods in Psychology (Psy 330): Fall 2012 and Spring 2013.

      Curriculum Committee: Fall 2010.

    2. Service to the School

      Screened and organized producer Q&A for Eugene Jarecki's film _The House I Live In_: April 2013.

      Assisted in the planning and coordination of a social justice-related activity for visiting middle school students at York: Spring 2013.

      Member, School Strategic Planning Committee: Spring 2012.

    3. Service to the College

      Mentor, Summer Research Program (7 students): Summer 2017.

      York College Teacher Education Unit Council (TEUC) (member): January 2015 to present.

      Faculty Student Disciplinary Committee (FSDC) and Subcommittee handling cases of misconduct that deal with sexual harassment/assault: February 2016 to present.

      Chaperone for the York College pilgrimage to the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Selma, AL: March 2015.

      Served on the Planning Committee for the 7th Annual York College Undergraduate Research Day: Spring 2016.

      Served on the Planning Committee for the 6th Annual York College Undergraduate Research Day: Spring 2015.

      Served on the Planning Committee for the 5th Annual York College Undergraduate Research Day: Spring 2014.

      Chair, College Library Committee: Spring 2014 to present.

      Mentor, Summer Research Program (3 students): Summer 2012.

      Member, College Library Committee: Spring 2011 to present.

      Member, Provost Lecture Series Planning Committee: Fall 2011 to Spring 2013; Fall 2014 to present.

      Presented at CETL session on undergraduate research experiences in the classroom: March 2015.

      Presented at CETL session on using primary source material: April 2013.

      Presented at CETL session on mentoring research assistants: October 2012.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      York College chapter of the Professional Staff Congress (alternate delegate): May 2016 to present.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    President Psychologists for Social Responsibility: January - December 2017.

    Steering Committee, Psychologists for Social Responsibility: Spring 2012 to present.

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Organized a town hall on the Hoffman Report for Psychologists for Social Responsibility in advance of the American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, ON: August, 2014.

    Organized monthly “PsySR First Sundays” on first Sundays of the month at New School University for discussion of research findings and other contemporary issues in Psychology.: Spring, 2014.

    Co-coordinated the organization of a regional conference for PsySR in New York City: October, 2013.

    Chaired a seminar on "Interrogation Psychologists: New Practice or Malpractice?" at the Center on Terrorism, John Jay College, CUNY: March 9, 2012.

    Presented a talk on research ethics in times of torture, Amnesty Interational's Torture Awareness Campaign, John Jay College of Criminal Justice: November 2, 2010.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Course Description
      PSYC 334  Personality Psychology 
      PSYC 102  Introduction to Psychology 
      PSYC 219  Psychology of Terrorism 
      PSYC 330  Research of Psychology 
      PSYC 332  Social Psychology 
      PSYC 401  History of Psychology 
      PSYC 490  Independent Study 
      PSYC 200  Philosophical Psychology (cross-listed with Phil 241) 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Philosophy of Psychology, A course on the philosophy of psychology.

      Psychology of Terrorism, A course on the psychology of terrorism and political violence.