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Rod Dubrow-Marshall

Psychologist and Programme Leader, University of Salford

Professor Rod Dubrow-Marshall PhD is a psychologist and he is Co-Programme Leader for the MSc Psychology of Coercive Control in the School of Health and Society at the University of Salford where he is also a Visiting Fellow with the Criminal Justice Hub. His doctoral research, in the W.H.O. Centre for Organisational Health and Development at the University of Nottingham, was on the cognitive processes involved in social category salience and its implications for understanding for prejudice and discrimination.

His research specialisms include social influence, identity and organisational healthiness. He is the author of the Totalistic Identity Theory and co-developer of the measurement tool the Extent of Group Identity Scale (with Paul Martin and Ron Burks). Professor Dubrow-Marshall has presented and co-presented numerous papers at professional conferences on undue influence and coercive control. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA), Chairs the ICSA Research Network and Committee and is co-Editor of the International Journal of Coercion, Abuse and Manipulation. He is also co-founder of the Re-Entry Therapy, Information and Referral Network (RETIRN/UK) which offers advice and counselling to individuals and families affected by coercive relationships and groups.


  • –present
    Professor of Social Psychology and Visiting Fellow, Criminal Justice Hub, University of Salford