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Emma ter Mors

Assistant Professor

Name
Dr. E. ter Mors
Telephone
+31 71 527 4075
E-mail
emors@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0002-7001-2221

Emma ter Mors is an assistant professor at the unit of Social, Economic and Organisational Psychology. She is also Head of Advice at the Knowledge Centre Psychology and Economic Behaviour (KCPEG).

More information about Emma ter Mors

Emma ter Mors is an assistant professor at the unit of Social, Economic and Organisational Psychology. She is also Head of Advice at the Knowledge Centre Psychology and Economic Behaviour (KCPEG).

Research

In her research, Emma ter Mors studies the citizen perspective within societal transitions, with a specific focus on the energy transition. She examines the factors that shape public perceptions of low-carbon technologies like wind energy and CCUS, as well as related concepts such as procedural and distributive fairness of decision-making processes and trust in decision-makers. Other research interests include  the financial stress and well-being of citizens and households.

Employing a multi-method approach, Ter Mors integrates a diverse array of quantitative and qualitative methods into her research. She actively engages in collaborative projects with societal partners and across various scientific disciplines, fostering interdisciplinary connections. At the heart of her work lies the effort to bridge theoretical insights with practical applications, resulting in a blend of conventional and more applied research output.

Teaching

  • Supervisor master thesis and internship
  • Organisational Management (MSc)
  • Community Leadership (LLP)

Short CV

Emma ter Mors graduated with honours in Social and Organisational Psychology in 2003. Subsequently, she obtained her PhD from the same university in 2009. Following her PhD, Ter Mors worked as a postdoctoral researcher and project leader on several larger (inter)national multi-partner research projects at Leiden University. Currently, she works as Assistant Professor of Social, Economic and Organisational Psychology and as Head of Advice at Knowledge Centre Psychology and Economic Behaviour (KCPEG)

Grants and Awards

  • 2021-present Several KCPEG research, advice, and teaching grants. 
  • 2017 EU multi-partner R&D project ALIGN-CCUS, ACT/RVO. 
  • 2016 Methodological review of earthquake livability studies in Groningen, National Coordinator Groningen/Ministry of EZK. 
  • 2015 Sustainability of loyalty programs, STEM/RVO. 
  • 2009 National multi-partner R&D programma CATO-2, Ministry of EZK. 
  • 2009 EU multi-partner research project Scrutinizing the impact of CCS communication, Fenco-Eranet. 

Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Soc., Econom. en Organisat Psych.

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 2A41

Contact

Department manager

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Soc., Econom. en Organisat Psych.

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden

Contact

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