Mark Rubin

Social Psychology

PhD, MSc, BSc


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  • Jan 2016
    Rubin, M., Giacomini, A., & Kelly, B. (2016-2018). Developing an intervention to reduce risk-taking among Australian miners. Australian Coal Industry’s Research Program.
  • Jan 2015
    Rubin, M., & Wilkinson, R. B. (2015). A longitudinal study of the relations between students’ socioeconomic status, social integration at university, and mental health. Australian Government Department of Education Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Programme National Priorities Pool.
  • Dec 2014
    The Faculty of Science and Information Technology Academic Staff Excellence Award, The University of Newcastle, Australia.


I am a senior lecturer in social psychology at the University of Newcastle, Australia. I am best known for my work on social identity and intergroup relations, including research on perceived group variability, prejudice, and stereotyping. My other research interests include interdependent problem-solving, migration processes, the need for closure, social class, and social integration. For more information about my work, please visit my research website at:

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