Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, UNSW Australia

Dr Lisa A Williams is a social psychologist. Her research interests include the dynamics between emotional experience and social interaction. Specifically, her research considers positive emotions that arise in the context of social interactions - namely pride, gratitude, compassion, and admiration. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology, University of New South Wales. Her research is funded by the Australian Research Council as well as the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Senior lecturer, University of New South Wales
  • 2009–2015
    Lecturer, University of New South Wales

Education

  • 2009 
    Northeastern University, PhD, Psychology
  • 2000 
    Lewis and Clark College, Bachelor of Arts

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    The emotional psychology of blood donors: Understanding and using the affective key to donor retur
    Role:
    Co-CI
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2013
    Emotional responses to comparisons in romantic relationships: Implications for relationship wellbeing
    Role:
    Co-CI
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2013
    To be or not to be proud: Identifying the functionality of pride in intergroup settings
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council