Jorge Vala

Jorge Vala

Jorge Vala, PhD in Social Psychology, University of Louvain (1984), was a full professor at ISCTE-IUL and a researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences (ICS)/University of Lisbon, institution where he is currently Emeritus Researcher. Jorge Vala research focuses on socio-cognitive processes, namely in the field of social representations and ideologies, social norms and social identities. His current projects articulate these processes with the study of racism and prejudice, migration issues, political attitudes, social justice, and validation of everyday knowledge.