Social Psychology Network

Maintained by Scott Plous, Wesleyan University

Dawn T. Robinson

Dawn T. Robinson

  • SPN Mentor

My research examines various ways that identity and emotion link social structure with individual social action. In much of my work, I import critical interactionist insights into more formal models of group process. Through this research I hope to understand the way that more macro-level social structures are reproduced – and altered – during face-to-face interaction.

Fundamentally, I am interested in the way that individuals create and maintain social identities during interaction. Much of my research involves tests and elaborations of affect control theory. More recently, I have also been developing new techniques for measuring emotion in temporally sensitive, non-reactive, and socially non-intrusive ways.

Primary Interests:

  • Communication, Language
  • Culture and Ethnicity
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Gender Psychology
  • Group Processes
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Nonverbal Behavior
  • Self and Identity
  • Sociology, Social Networks

Research Group or Laboratory:

Note from the Network: The holder of this profile has certified having all necessary rights, licenses, and authorization to post the files listed below. Visitors are welcome to copy or use any files for noncommercial or journalistic purposes provided they credit the profile holder and cite this page as the source.

Image Gallery

Books:

Journal Articles:

Courses Taught:

  • Collective Behavior and Social Movements
  • Current Sociological Theory
  • Experimental Research in Sociology
  • Gender and Interaction
  • Group Proceses
  • Self, Role, and Identity
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Social Psychology

Dawn T. Robinson
Department of Sociology
University of Georgia
Baldwin Hall
Athens, Georgia 30602-1611
United States

  • Phone: (706) 542-2421
  • Fax: (706) 542-4320

Send a message to Dawn T. Robinson

reCAPTCHA challenge image
Incorrect please try again
For security, type the characters shown above: For security, type the words:

Note: You will be emailed a copy of your message.

Psychology Headlines

From Around the World

News Feed (35,797 subscribers)