Scientia Professor Joe Forgas AM

Scientia Professor Joe Forgas AM

Scientia Professor Joe Forgas AM

Scientia Professor

BA (Hons.), 1974, Macquarie University
D.Phil., 1977, University of Oxford
D.Sc., 1990, University of Oxford

Contact details

Phone: (02) 9385 3037
Email: Scientia Professor Joe Forgas AM
Fax: (02) 9385 3641

Office: Mathews, Room 1105

Research Summary

Research Areas: Affect and social cognition. Interpersonal behaviour. Social perception, person memory and attributions. Cognitive and interactional theories of personality. The perception of interaction episodes. Political perception and voting behaviour. Verbal and nonverbal communication. Group behaviour and group judgements. Multidimensional scaling methods in psychology.

Current Research Project:
Project: Affective Inflences on Social Cognition and Behaviour



PSYC2061: Social and Developmental Psychology
PSYC3121: Social Psychology


For a full listing of all of my publications, please view my UNSW Research Gateway profile.

Awards, Fellowships & Grants


Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize, Germany, 1994
Australian Research Council Special Investigator Award, 1996
Australian Psychological Society Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 2004
Australian Psychological Society Early Career Award, 1982


The Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, Bellagio Centre, USA, 2004
Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences, Australia, 1987
Fellow, American Psychological Society, USA, 1999
Fellow, Society of Personality and Social Psychology, USA, 1987

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