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Carsten de Dreu

Professor of Social and Organisational Psychology

Name
Prof.dr. C.K.W. de Dreu
Telephone
+31 71 527 3706
E-mail
c.k.w.de.dreu@fsw.leidenuniv.nl

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.

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Short CV

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.

CV in pdf

Fellowships

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).

Research

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.

Awards

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:

Grants

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'

Key publications

  • Giacomantonio, M., Ten Velden, F.S. & De Dreu, C.K.W. (2016). Framing effortful strategies as easy enables depleted individuals to execute complex tasks effectively. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 62, 68-74.
  • De Dreu, C.K.W. & Kret, M.E. (2016). Oxytocin conditions intergroup relations through upregulated in-group empathy, cooperation, conformity, and defense. Biological Psychiatry79, 165-173.
  • More publications

Professor of Social and Organisational Psychology

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Sociale en Organisatiepsychologie

Work address

Pieter de la Court Building
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 2A31

Contact

  • In eigen beheer lezingen en/of workshops geven op het expertisegebied onderhandelen en creativiteit

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