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Anthony F. Lemieux

Anthony F. Lemieux

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I am a social psychologist with interests in both theory and application (e.g., health, politics). The primary foci of my current research are:

(1) Intergroup relations and the political psychology of terrorism, with a particular emphasis on understanding the factors that cause people to support terrorist acts and groups. I am currently an investigator with the National Center for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism at the University of Maryland (a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence).

(2) Research on the effectiveness of music-based HIV prevention interventions among urban adolescents, which reflects a synthetic convergence of several areas of interest: Using music, social networks, and peer-based strategies.

(3) Health Behavior and HIV Prevention.

Regardless of specific content area, I feel that it is important to put social and health psychology principles to work where they may be of greatest benefit. The application of well-tested and well-grounded theoretical models has a great potential to address real world problems.

Primary Interests:

  • Aggression, Conflict, Peace
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Health Psychology
  • Intergroup Relations
  • Motivation, Goal Setting
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Persuasion, Social Influence
  • Political Psychology
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Social Cognition

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Courses Taught:

  • Health Psychology
  • Psychology of Terrorism
  • Social Psychology
  • Terrorist Motivations
  • The Social Psychology of HIV/AIDS
  • Violence and Terrorism

Anthony F. Lemieux
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
United States

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