I teach Introductory Psychology, Social Psychology, Personality Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, Statistics for Psychology, Cognition, Conservation Psychology, the Psychology of Human Resilience, and the Psychology of Genocide.
My areas of expertise include genocide and ethnopolitical violence, reactions to terrorism and natural disasters, human information processing (cognitive complexity theory), and the use of technology in the classroom. My research has been supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada, and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.
- Aggression, Conflict, Peace
- Applied Social Psychology
- Attitudes and Beliefs
- Close Relationships
- Communication, Language
- Group Processes
- Intergroup Relations
- Interpersonal Processes
- Judgment and Decision Making
- Political Psychology
- Research Methods, Assessment
- Social Cognition
- Suedfeld, P., & Jhangiani, R. (2009). Cognitive management in an enduring international rivalry: The case of India and Pakistan. Political Psychology, 30(6), 937-951.
- Jhangiani, R., Legkaia, K., Cross, R., Netchaeva, E., Frisch, S., & Suedfeld, P. (2008). The values and integrative complexity of McCain and Obama. Clio's Psyche, 17(3), 61-62.
- Suedfeld, P., Tetlock, P. E., & Jhangiani, R. (2007). Assessing the sincerity of politicians: The case of President George W. Bush. Psicologia Politica, 35, 69-79.
- Jhangiani, R. (2010). Psychological concomitants of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks: A review. Behavioral Sciences of Terorrism and Political Aggression, 2(1), 38-69.
- Jhangiani, R. (2013). Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): Promises and pitfalls. Professional Development Seminar, Capilano University.
- Suedfeld, P., Tetlock, P. E., & Jhangiani, R. (2007). The new psychology of alliances. In S. A. Renshon & P. Suedfeld (Eds.), Understanding the Bush doctrine: Psychology and strategy in the age of terrorism. New York: Routledge.
- Jhangiani, R. (2008). Processing terror: US and Canadian students’ cognitive and emotional reactions in the aftermath of 9/11. In D. Masters (Chair), Reactions to terrorism. Symposium at the 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Paris, France.
- Jhangiani, R. (2009). The speech from the throne as a crystal ball: The integrative complexity of 22 Canadian prime ministers. In M. Miklaucic (Chair), Public opinion and leadership. Symposium at the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Dublin, Ireland.
- Jhangiani, R., & Suedfeld, P. (2009). Using thematic content analysis to assess the likelihood of foreknowledge of the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai. In J. S. Levy (Chair), Dynamics of political conflict and violence. Symposium at the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Dublin, Ireland.
- Suedfeld, P., Jhangiani, R., & Paton, A. (2009). Politics makes strange (metaphorical) bedfellows: Some initial examinations. In M. Cistulli (Chair), Analyzing elite speech. Symposium at the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Dublin, Ireland.
- Jhangiani, R. (2009). Student laptop use (and misuse) in the classroom: What the data say. Poster presentation at the 2nd International Conference for the Teaching of Psychology, Vancouver, Canada.
- Jhangiani, R. (2013). Apple, Blackberry, and the fruits of one’s labour: Faculty perceptions and student reports of unsanctioned smartphone use in the classroom. 4th Vancouver International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Vancouver, Canada.
- Jhangiani, R. (2012). Ethical dimensions of teaching: Representations of violence. Capilano University Teaching & Learning Forum.
- Jhangiani, R. (2012). Alternative approaches to peer assessment with students. Professional Development Seminar, Capilano University.
- Jhangiani, R. (2011). “I had no choice”: The psychology of good and evil. Annual Krystallnacht lecture at Har El congregation. West Vancouver, Canada.
- Jhangiani, R. (2011). Psychology of genocide. Capilano Universe public lecture series. North Vancouver, Canada.
- Jhangiani, R. (2009). On rotten apples, rotten barrels, and rotten science: Using the Stanford Prison "Experiment" to teach research methods and ethics in the classroom. Paper presentation at the 2nd International Conference for the Teaching of Psychology, Vancouver, Canada.
- Jhangiani, R., Barrera, A., Cassel, L., Ivanova, V., Wilk, K., Jitlina, K., Mackenzie, S., Winrob, I., & Legkaia, K. (2007). How long will I love thee? Predicting college dating dissolution. Poster presented at the 87th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, Canada.
- Jhangiani, R. (2006). Accepting responsibility: The human element in disaster preparedness training. Breakout session at the 19th Emergency Preparedness Conference, Vancouver, Canada.
- Jhangiani, R. (2005). An integrative complexity analysis of the nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan. Simons Centre for Disarmament & Nonproliferation Research at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
- Applied Social Psychology
- Conservation Psychology
- Interpersonal Relations
- Introductory Psychology
- Personality Psychology
- Psychology of Genocide
- Research Methods in Psychology
- Social Psychology
- Statistics for Psychology
Department of Psychology
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC V7J 3H5
- Phone: 604-986-1911 (2522)