Bliuc, Ana-Maria

Dr

  • Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Research), Psychology
  • 1173 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
20042019
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Personal profile

Biography

Ana-Maria Bliuc is a social and political psychologist who joined Psychology at the University of Dundee in 2019. She has a PhD in Psychology from the Australian National University, and prior to her current appointment she held academic positions in Australia at Western Sydney University (2016-2019), Monash University (2012-2016), and the University of Sydney (2006-2012). 

 

Research

Her research examines how people’s social identities influence their behaviour in a range of contexts including health, environmental (climate change), and socio-political (collective action and social change). More recently, she has focused on research on online communities looking at how collective identities and behaviours are shaped through online interactions. This research has been conducted in online political communities (mostly far-right and white supremacist) and online health communities (recovery from addiction). 

Teaching

Current Topics in Social and Political Psychology - 4th year module (Semester1, 2020)

Education/Academic qualification

PGCert THE, University of Sydney

Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University

Master of Research, Al. I. Cuza University

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Al. I. Cuza University

Keywords

  • BF Psychology
  • social identity
  • collective action
  • social change
  • online communities
  • intergroup conflict

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Ana-Maria Bliuc is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

racism Social Sciences
Social Identification Medicine & Life Sciences
Internet Social Sciences
Group Social Sciences
Social Support Medicine & Life Sciences
addiction Social Sciences
Terrorism Medicine & Life Sciences
communication Social Sciences

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Research Output 2004 2019

  • 1173 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 43 Article
  • 8 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 6 Chapter
  • 2 Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Collective identity changes in far-right online communities: The role of offline intergroup conflict

Bliuc, A-M., Betts, J., Vergani, M., Iqbal, M. & Dunn, K., 1 Aug 2019, In : New Media and Society. 21, 8, p. 1770-1786 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

internet community
collective identity
Communication
community
group norm
33 Downloads (Pure)

United in Diversity, Divided in Adversity? Support for Right-Wing Eurosceptic Parties in the Face of Threat Differs Across Nations

Vergani, M., Bliuc, A-M., Stuart, A., Badea, C., Muntele, D. & McGarty, C., 14 Aug 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 10, p. 1-12 12 p., 1880.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Terrorism
Emigration and Immigration
European Union
Economics
Romania
9 Citations (Scopus)

Online networks of racial hate: A systematic review of 10 years of research on cyber-racism

Bliuc, A-M., Faulkner, N., Jakubowicz, A. & McGarty, C., Oct 2018, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 87, p. 75-86 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hate
Racism
Research
Internet
Communication
7 Citations (Scopus)

The Language of New Terrorism: Differences in Psychological Dimensions of Communication in Dabiq and Inspire

Vergani, M. & Bliuc, A-M., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Language and Social Psychology. 37, 5, p. 523-540 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Terrorism
Syria
Iraq
terrorism
Language
29 Downloads (Pure)
File
racism
linguistics
collective identity
language
anger