Dr Geetha Reddy

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Brief Academic CV

Education                        


PhD Psychology                                                                                                      2013 -2017

London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Sciences

Thesis title- The influence of socio-political context on racial identity:

Strategic Identity Construction among Malaysians and Singaporeans


MSc Social Psychology                                                                                           2011- 2012

Distinction

University of Surrey


BA (Psychology)                                                                                                     2003 - 2006

National University of Singapore


Other Training 


Summer School for PhD Students

European Association of Social Psychology

Stream Leaders: Prof. Tom Postmes, Dr Ana Rabinovich 

& Dr Tim Kurz

Exeter, UK (August 2016)


PhD Course: Education for social justice in education – 

human rights and intersectionality

University College of South East Norway

Course Convenor: Prof. Audrey Osler

Drammen, Norway (May 2016)


Summer School for Postgraduate Students

International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology

Stream Leaders: Prof. Karen Phalet & Dr Gülseli Baysu

Reims, France (July 2014)


Summer academy for Junior Scholars

International Society of Political Psychology

Chicago, USA (July 2012)


Research experience


Doctoral Researcher

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Sciences                                   2013 -2017

London School of Economics and Political Sciences


Conducted 3 studies (2 Qualitative, 1 Quantitative)


Research Assistant    

                                                                                            

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Sciences                                   2013 -2016

London School of Economics and Political Sciences


  1. Experimental research project on behavioural synchrony, PI: Dr Ilka Gleibs
  2. Qualitative research project on safety culture in healthcare, PIs: Dr Tom Reader & Dr Alex Gillespie
  3. Qualitative research project on decision making among ICU doctors, PIs: Dr Tom Reader & Dr Stephen Brett (Imperial College London)
  4. Experimental research project on Milgram’s cyranoid method, PIs: Dr Kevin Corti & Dr Alex Gillespie
  5. Qualitative research project on multiculturalism in the EU, PIs: Dr Caroline Howarth & Dr Kesi Mahendran (Open University)

                                                                                                                               

Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health                                                              2011

National University Of Singapore

                                                                                             

Department of Psychology, Functional Brain Imaging Lab                              2006 - 2007

National University Of Singapore


Teaching experience


Guest Lecturer                                                                                                           2017

Workshop on Thematic analysis

Department of Social Psychology

University of Groningen, Netherlands


Guest Lecturer                                                                                                          2017

General Psychology

Department of Psychology

Saint Louis University, USA


Guest Lecturer                                                                                                         2017

PS102- Introduction to Social Psychology                     

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science                                                       

London School of Economics and Political Science


Course Convenor and Visiting Lecturer                                                            2016

Introduction to Psychology and Sociology

Bachelor in Management Programme

ESCP Europe, London Campus


Examiner                                                                                                                  2014-2016

Elements of Social and Applied Psychology, 

UoL International Programmes


Graduate Teaching Assistant                                                                               2015

MSc Dissertation Qualitative Methods Adviser             

Department of Social Psychology                                                            

London School of Economics and Political Science


Graduate Teaching Assistant                                                                               2014 -2015

PS102- Introduction to Social Psychology                     

Department of Social Psychology                                                                      

London School of Economics and Political Science


Invited Lectures and Roundtable discussions


2017, October To be or not to be? Racial ascription and private racial identity construction among multiracial Malaysians and Singaporeans. Conference on “Mixed Race in Asia and Australasia”. Asian Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore


2017, February Migration among the diaspora: The construction of racial identity for the access of privilege and belonging. Interdisciplinary Lectures and Roundtable Discussion “Fractured Stories? Narratives of Migration”. Ertegun House, University of Oxford, United Kingdom


Conference Talks


Reddy, G., & Gleibs, I. (2017, March). “Maybe because a lot of colonialism rubbed into me”- Constructions of race in Malaysia and Singapore and its impact on intergroup relations. Presented at the biannual meeting of International Convention of Psychological Sciences, Vienna, Austria.


Reddy, G., & Gleibs, I. (2015, July). The influence of government level racial categorisation on the negotiation of ethnic identity among mixed ethnicity Singaporeans and Malaysians. Presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, San Cristobal, Mexico.


Reddy, G., & Gleibs, I. (2014, September). Structural Influences in the negotiation of mixed ethnicity among Malaysians and Singaporeans. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Studies in the UK, Brighton, UK.


Reddy, G., & Gleibs, I. (2012, July). Through the lens of a mixed ethnicity Singaporean. Presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Chicago, USA.


Conference Posters


Reddy, G. & Gleibs, I (2017, July) Private and public racial identities among multi-race individuals: How everyday engagements with government policy shapes racial identity construction. Presented at the tri-annual meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Granada, Spain.


Reddy, G. & Gleibs, I. (2014, July) Negotiating Ethnic Identities: Through the lens of mixed ethnicity Singaporeans and Malaysians. Presented at the tri-annual meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Reddy, G. & Gleibs, I. (2012, June) Identity negotiation among mixed ethnicity Singaporeans. Presented at the annual meeting of the Centre for Research on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism, Guildford, UK.


Symposium Panels Organised


Reddy, G., Coultas, C.J, Albayrak, N., Lukate, J. & Okoroji, C. (2018, August) The Politics of Voice in researching individuals in contexts of Percarity. (Chair: Geetha Reddy) at the annual Social Psychology Section, British Psychological Society Conference, Keele, United Kingdom. 


Reddy, G., Lukate, J., Ferenczi, N, & Sedique, N. (2017, March) Identities in Context: Meaning making in the identity construction, negotiation and identification processes across different contexts (Chair: Dr Rochelle-Ann Burgess) at the biannual conference International Convention of Psychological Sciences, Vienna, Austria. 


Professional Service


Professional Membership

Graduate member, European Association of Social Psychology (EASP)

Graduate member, British Psychological Society (BPS)

Ad-hoc Reviewing

Psychology and Society, Journal of Integrated Social Sciences, Journal of Social and Political Psychology, Ethnicities, Papers on Social Representation.


Grants and Awards

Postgraduate Travel Grant                                                                          2014, 2015, 2016 London School of Economics and Political Science                                 2017                          
Research Studentship                                                                                   2014/15
London School of Economics and Political Science