Rolf van Dick

Rolf van Dick is Professor of Social Psychology at Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany) and serves as Vice President for International Affairs and Early Career Researchers. Prior to his current position he was Professor at Aston Business School, Birmingham (UK). Rolf van Dick is scientific director of the interdisciplinary Center for Leadership and Behavior in Organizations (CLBO).

He has published/edited around 20 books and special issues, and over 250 book chapters and papers in academic journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Ethics, or the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Rolf was visiting professor in Tuscaloosa (USA), on Rhodes (Greece), in Shanghai and Bejing (China), Rovereto (Italy), in Oslo (Norway), and in Kathmandu (Nepal) and he was editor/associate editor of the British Journal of Management, the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, the Journal of Personnel Psychology, and The Leadership Quarterly.

His research is in the area of social identity processes and he applies social identity theory to topics such as leadership, mergers & acquisitions, health and stress, or diversity. Currently he is coordinating a large-scale project on global identity leadership with researchers from over 25 countries on all continents. Rolf is a Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology.