Dr Jeremy ( Mark ) Rubin
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School of Psychology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
|Office||W107, Behavioural Sciences Building|
Dr Rubin is a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology, which was recently ranked in the top 4 of 41 Australian psychology departments in terms of its research (Excellence in Research Australia, 2012). He received an MSc from the London School of Economics in 1994 and a PhD from Cardiff University in 2000. He was awarded the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s Student Publication Award in 1997 and the University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in 2011. He is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology and a member of the University of Newcastle’s Emerging Research Leaders program.
Dr Rubin has an international reputation in the field of social psychology. He is particularly recognised for his work on social identity and intergroup relations, and he continues to work in related areas such as perceived group variability, prejudice, and stereotyping. His other research interests include evaluations of deviant people; interdependent problem-solving; migration processes; the need for closure; social class; and social integration.
Dr Rubin has been a Chief Investigator on two Australian Research Council Discovery Project grants, and he has authored 27 research publications, including 25 journal articles and 2 book chapters. His work has been cited over 1,400 times, and he is ranked in the top 20% of social psychologists in terms of his publication impact (career-stage e-index compared with 611 North American social psychologists; Nosek et al., 2010).
For more information about Dr Rubin's research, please visit his Research Webpage
- PhD, University of Wales
- Master of Science, University of London
- Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne - England
- Group processes
- Immigration and migration processes
- In-group homogeneity
- Independent and interdependent problem-solving
- Intergroup conflict
- Intergroup contact
- Intergroup relations
- Need for closure
- Out-group homogeneity
- Perceived group variability
- Prejudice and discrimination
- Processing fluency
- Social class
- Social identity
- Social integration
Dr Rubin has expertise in several areas of social psychology, including group processes and intergroup relations, stereotyping, social identity, and social class. He conducts his research using online survey systems such as LimeSurvey, PsychData, SurveyMonkey, and SONA. He has conducted a meta-analysis using Comprehensive Meta-Analysis and is familiar with moderation and mediation techniques such as INDIRECT and PROCESS. He also uses statistical software such as SPSS and G*Power3.
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Rubin, M. (in press, accepted 06/02/03). “It wasn’t my idea to come here!”: Ownership of the idea to immigrate as a function of gender, age, and culture. International Journal of Intercultural Relations.
Milanov, M., Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (in press, accepted 04/10/12). Constructing and validating a new measure of ingroup identification. Annual of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”: Book Psychology, 104.
Milanov, M., Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (in press, accepted 20/03/12). Types of ingroup identification as a function of group type. Annual of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”: Book Psychology, 103.
Rubin, M., Paolini, S., & Crisp, R. J. (in press, accepted 05/03/12). Linguistic description moderates the evaluations of counterstereotypical people. Social Psychology, 44.
Badea, C., Brauer, M., & Rubin, M. (2012). The effects of winning and losing on perceived group variability. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 1094-1099.
Barlow, F. K., Paolini, S., Pedersen, A., Hornsey, M. J., Radke, H. R. M., Harwood, J., Rubin, M., & Sibley, C. G. (2012). The contact caveat: Negative contact predicts increased prejudice more than positive contact predicts reduced prejudice. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1629-1643.
Rubin, M. (2012). Group status is related to group prototypicality in the absence of social identity concerns. Journal of Social Psychology, 152, 386–389.
Rubin, M. (2012). Social class differences in social integration among students in higher education: A meta-analysis and recommendations for future research. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 5, 22-38.
Rubin, M. (2012). Working-class students need more friends at university: A cautionary note for Australia’s higher education equity initiative. Higher Education Research and Development, 31, 431-433.
Rubin, M., & Badea, C. (2012). They’re all the same!...but for several different reasons: A review of the multicausal nature of perceived group variability. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21, 367-372.
Rubin, M., Watt, S. E., & Ramelli, M. (2012). Immigrants’ social integration as a function of approach-avoidance orientation and problem-solving style. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36, 498-505.
Harwood, J., Paolini, S., Joyce, N., Rubin, M., & Arroyo, A. (2011). Secondary transfer effects from imagined contact: Group similarity affects the generalization gradient. British Journal of Social Psychology, 50, 180-189.
Rubin, M. (2011). Social affiliation cues prime help-seeking intentions. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 43, 138-141.
Rubin, M., Paolini, S., & Crisp, R. J. (2011). The relationship between the need for closure and deviant bias: An investigation of generality and process. International Journal of Psychology, 46, 206-213.
Paolini, S., Harwood, J., & Rubin, M. (2010). Negative intergroup contact makes group memberships salient: Explaining why intergroup conflict endures. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1723-1738.
Rubin, M., & Badea, C. (2010). The central tendency of a social group can affect ratings of its intragroup variability in the absence of social identity concerns. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 410-415.
Rubin, M., Paolini, S., & Crisp, R. J. (2010). A processing fluency explanation of bias against migrants. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 21-28.
Voci, A., Hewstone, M., Crisp, R. J., & Rubin, M. (2008). Majority, minority, and parity: Effects of gender and group size on perceived group variability. Social Psychology Quarterly, 71, 114-142.
Rubin, M., & Badea, C. (2007). Why do people perceive in-group homogeneity on in-group traits and out-group homogeneity on out-group traits? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 31-42.
Paolini, S., Hewstone, M., Rubin, M., & Pay, H. (2004). Increased group dispersion after exposure to one deviant group member: Testing Hamburger’s model of member-to-group generalization. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 569-585.
Rubin, M., & Hewstone, M. (2004). Social identity, system justification, and social dominance: Commentary on Reicher, Jost et al., and Sidanius et al. Political Psychology, 25, 823-844.
Rubin, M., Hewstone, M., Crisp, R. J., Voci, A., & Richards, Z. (2004). Gender out-group homogeneity: The roles of differential familiarity, gender differences, and group size. In V. Yzerbyt, C. M. Judd, & O. Corneille (Eds.), The psychology of group perception: Perceived variability, entitativity, and essentialism (pp. 203-220). New York: Psychology Press.
Hewstone, M., Rubin, M., & Willis, H. (2002). Intergroup bias. Annual Review of Psychology, 53, 575-604.
Crisp, R. J., Hewstone, M., & Rubin, M. (2001). Does multiple categorization reduce intergroup bias? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 76-89.
Rubin, M., Hewstone, M., & Voci, A. (2001). Stretching the boundaries: Strategic perceptions of intragroup variability. European Journal of Social Psychology, 31, 413-429.
Vescio, T. K., Hewstone, M., Crisp, R. J., & Rubin, J. M. (1999). Perceiving and responding to multiply categorizable individuals: Cognitive processes and affective intergroup bias. In D. Abrams & M. A. Hogg (Eds.), Social identity and social cognition (pp. 111-140). Cornwall, UK: Blackwell.
Rubin, M., & Hewstone, M. (1998). Social identity theory’s self-esteem hypothesis: A review and some suggestions for clarification. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 2, 40-62.
Fields of Research
|170113||Social And Community Psychology||100|
Centres and Groups
- Hunter Medical Research Institute
- PRC - Priority Research Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health (CTNMH)
Committee/Associations (relevant to research).
- Fellow - Society of Experimental Social Psychology
- Member - Society for Personality and Social Psychology
- Member - Association for Psychological Science
- Member - Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
- Member - British Psychological Society
- Member - European Association of Social Psychology
- Member - International Society for Self and Identity
Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
The University of Newcastle (Australia)
Emerging Research Leadership Program (2011)
The University of Newcastle (Australia)
Student Publication Award
Society for Personality and Social Psychology (United States)
Member of School of Psychology’s Undergraduate Program Management Committee (2012 - Present)
School of Psychology Student Academic Conduct Officer (Callaghan Campus; 2011 - Present)
School of Psychology Library Liaison Officer (2003-2010)
Member of the School of Psychology's Postgraduate Research Training Committee (2009 - 2010)
Member of the School of Psychology's Senior Executive Committee (2008 - 2010)
Member of Faculty of Science and IT's Community and Marketing Working Group (formerly International and Postgraduate Coursework Committee; 2002 - 2010)
Member of the School of Psychology’s Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning Committee (2007 - 2008)
School of Psychology International Student Liaison Officer (2003 - 2006)
- Social psychology
Dr Rubin's teaching topics are primarily related to social psychology and include areas such as attitudes, the self, social influence, group processes, intergroup conflict, and cross-cultural social psychology.
He has supervised 57 final year student projects to completion. He has also supervised three PhD students to completion.
He was the winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2011)
PSYC1010 Psychology Introduction 1
- PSYC2600 Personality and Social Psychology (Course co-ordinator)
- PSYC3600 Advanced Social and Organisational Psychology
- PSYC4800/PSYC4801A/B Psychology Research Project