(Multi) Cultural Selves & Minds: Personality and Socio-Cognitive Perspectives

Verónica Benet-Martínez

Verónica Benet-Martínez is an ICREA[i] Professor in the Department of Social and Political Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain. She is an internationally renowned leader in the study of culture and social-personality processes, particularly those pertaining to acculturation and intercultural/multicultural experiences. Before joining UPF, she held faculty positions in the psychology departments of the University of California (Riverside) and the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), and was a funded Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California (Berkeley). She obtained a BS in psychology from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, a Ph.D. in Social-Personality Psychology from the University of California (Davis). She is an appointed Fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), was an associate editor for the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2009-2015), and has been an editorial board member for several top-tier journals in personality, social, and cultural psychology. She most recently published the “Oxford Handbook of Multicultural Identity.” Her work has been funded by grants from the U.S., Spain, and the European Commission, and recognized by awards from SPSP (2019 Ed and Carol Diener Award for Outstanding Mid-Career Contributions in Personality Psychology) and APA’s divisions 9 and 52 (International Psychology Ursula Gielen Global Psychology award).

[i] Catalan Institute for Advanced Research & Studies

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