Carsten de Dreu
Professor of Social and Organisational Psychology
Carsten K.W. De Dreu is full professor in Social and Organisational Psychology at Leiden University, Distinguished Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, and affiliated with the Center for Experimental Economics and Political Decision Making at the University of Amsterdam.
Carsten K.W. De Dreu is full professor at Leiden University (Social and Organizational Psychology), at the Center for Experimental Economics and Political Decision Making (CREED) at the University of Amsterdam, and Distinguished Research Fellow at the University of Oxford.
Carsten de Dreu obtained his PhD (1993; cum laude) from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. As post-doctoral fellow supported by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (1994 – 1999), he worked at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Yale University, and Carnegie Mellon University. From 1998 – 2015, De Dreu was full professor of work and organizational psychology at the University of Amsterdam.
He is an elected fellow of several learned societies, including the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Association for Psychological Science, and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences. He is a former president of the International Association for Conflict Management (2001), and the European Association for Social Psychology (2008-2011).
His scientific research and teaching focuses on the neurobiological and psychological underpinnings of cooperative decision making, conflict regulation, group decision making, and creativity. On these and related topics he published widely in scientific journals such as Science, Proceedings National Academy of Sciences, Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
De Dreu has been awarded with several prizes. In 2018, he has been awarded a Spinoza Prize, the top science prize in the Netherlands.
Read more: 'Spinoza prize for organisation psychologist Carsten de Dreu'
Furthermore, he has received the following awards:
- Diener Award for Social Psychology, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2017)
- Hendrik Muller Award, Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (in Dutch) (2015)
- Kurt Lewin Medal, European Association for Social Psychology (2014)
- William Owens Award for Scholarly Achievement, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2014)
De Dreu attracted over 8.5 M€ in external research funding. De most recent grant he received is the European Research Council Advanced Grant (2018). This subsidy of 2.5 million euros will allow De Dreu to carry out research on the causes of conflicts between groups at both macro- and micro-level.
Read more: 'Carsten de Dreu awarded ERC Advanced Grant for research on conflicts between groups'
De Dreu C.K.W. & Van Dijk M.A. (2018), Climatic shocks associate with innovation in science and technology, PLOS one, Januari 2018, 1-16
De Dreu C.K.W., Gross J., Méder Z., Giffin M., Prochazkova E, Krikeb J. & Columbus S. (2016), In-group defense, out-group aggression, and coordination failures in intergroup conflict, PNAS, 113-38, 10524-10529
Nijstad B.A. & De Dreu C.K.W. (2012), Motivated information processing in organizational teams: progress, puzzels, and prospects, Research in Organizational Behavior, 32, 87-111
De Dreu C.K.W., Greer L.L., Handgraaf M.J.J., Shalvi S, Van Kleef G.A., Baas M., Ten Velden F.S., Van Dijk E. & Feith S.W.W. (2010), The neuropeptide oxytocin regulates parochial altruism in intergroup conflict among humans, Science Magazine, 328, 1408-1411
Baas M., De Dreu C.K.W. & Nijstad B.A. (2008), A meta-analysis of 25 years of mood-creativity research: hedonic tone, activation, or regulatory focus?, Psychological Bulletin, 134-6, 779-806
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