Researcher

Associate Professor Thomas Denson

Biography

Thomas F. Denson is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at UNSW. He is an experimental social-personality psychologist. His primary interests are anger-driven aggression, intergroup conflict, social neuroscience, and psychoneuroendocrinology. Tom received his PhD in 2007 from the University of Southern California, after which he received a lectureship here at the School of Psychology. He has won several awards for his research...view more

Thomas F. Denson is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at UNSW. He is an experimental social-personality psychologist. His primary interests are anger-driven aggression, intergroup conflict, social neuroscience, and psychoneuroendocrinology. Tom received his PhD in 2007 from the University of Southern California, after which he received a lectureship here at the School of Psychology. He has won several awards for his research including the Association for Psychological Science’s ‘Rising Star’ Award, the NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award, and the Society for Australasian Social Psychologists’ Early Career Researcher Award. In 2015, he was elected Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science for outstanding contributions to psychological science. Since 2009, he has been lucky enough to have received nearly $3 million in funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). He was an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Fellow and is currently an ARC Future Fellow until the end of 2018. He is also an associate editor at Aggressive Behavior and has published over 80 articles and book chapters


My Expertise

Causes and consequences of anger and aggression in humans; Aggressive personality; Biological correlates of anger and angry rumination; Intergroup aggression; Prejudice.

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Contact

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Publications

by Associate Professor Thomas Denson