Wouter Poortinga

Professor of Environmental Psychology, Cardiff University

Wouter Poortinga is professor of environmental psychology at the Welsh School of Architecture and the School of Psychology, Cardiff University. he studied social psychology and energy & environmental studies at the University of Groningen. He received his PhD in environmental sciences at the University of East Anglia.

His research focuses on human-environment interactions, with a particular focus on environmental risk perception, sustainable behaviours and lifestyles, and housing, neighbourhoods and health.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Environmental Psychology, Cardiff University

Education

  • 2004 
    University of East Anglia, PhD
  • 1997 
    University of Groningen, MSc