Naomi Ellemers

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Naomi Ellemers (January 31, 1963, Amsterdam NL)[1] is a professor of social psychology and organisations, and chair of the social and organisational psychology unit at Leiden University.

Her research focuses on the interaction between group-membership and individual affect and cognition. It considers why and how individuals take on group membership, and their interaction with members of those groups.


  • Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy (2014).[2]
  • Spinoza Prize (2010).[3]
  • KNAW Merian Award for women in science (2010).[4]
  • Nominated for the 'Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research', (2009).[5]
  • Kurt Lewin Award, European Association of Social Psychology, for significant and sustained contributions to the science of social psychology (2008).,[6]
  • Honorary International Fellow, American Psychological Society (2002).
  • Jaspars Award, European Association of Experimental Social Psychology, for early scientific achievement (1990).[7]


  1. ^ "Ellemers CV". Naomi Ellemers. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "British Academy announces 42 new fellows". Times Higher Education. 18 July 2014. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Overview NWO-Spinoza Laureates in alphabetical order". Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). 2014-06-06. Retrieved 2014-07-21. 
  4. ^ "First KNAW Merian Prize awarded to psychologist Naomi Ellemers — English". The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2014-07-21. 
  5. ^ "Purdue University - Center for Families". Perdue University Center for Families. Retrieved 2014-07-21. 
  6. ^ "EASP - Activities: Kurt Lewin Awards". European Association of Social Psychology. 2014-07-16. Retrieved 2014-07-21. 
  7. ^ "EASP - Activities: Jos Jaspars Awards". European Association of Social Psychology. Retrieved 2014-07-21.