Conspiracy Psychology Lab Group

The Conspiracy Psychology Lab Group at Staffordshire University is led by Dr Daniel Jolley.

 
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Darel Cookson

Darel is a second year PhD student at Staffordshire University, under the supervision of Dr Daniel Jolley, Dr Robert Dempsey and Dr Rachel Povey, investigating belief in conspiracy theories and subsequently developing an intervention to combat the negative behaviours associated with conspiracy theory belief. She has been part of the Lab Group since 2017.

Darel tweets at @DarelCookson

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Tanya Schrader

Tanya is a first year PhD student at Staffordshire University, under the supervision of Dr Daniel Jolley and Sarah Krähenbühl, investigating the darker side of conspiracy theories; with a focus on agression and violence. She first joined the Lab Group as a BSc (Hons) student, before graduating from her degree in 2017 and joining the PhD programme.

Tanya tweets at @Tanya_Schrader

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Aman mankoo

Aman is a MSc Applied Psychology student at Staffordshire University, under the supervision of Dr Daniel Jolley, investigating the health-related consequenes of conspiracy theories. He first joined the Lab Group as a BSc (Hons) student, before graduating from his degree in 2017 and joining the MSc programme.

Krystian bELICKI

Krystian is a third-year undergraduate student at Staffordshire University, under the supervision of Dr Daniel Jolley, investigating the varying factors that impact conspiracy theories.

PANASHE MATARE

Panashe is a third-year undergraduate student at Staffordshire University, under the supervision of Dr Daniel Jolley, investigating the personality factors that explain different types of conspiracy theories.

Charlotte Purecell

Charlotte is a third-year undergraduate student at Staffordshire University, under the supervision of Dr Daniel Jolley, investigating the links with analytical thinking, uncertainity and belief in weird and wonderful beliefs (conspiracy theories and the paranormal).

alumni to the lab group

Graduated in 2018

Charlotte Clissold, BSc (Hons)

Charlotte explored the role link with paranoia and exposure to conspiracy theories.

Hayley Harris, BSc (Hons)

Hayley examined the role of memory of 9/11 and belief in conspiracy theories.