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Dr. Victor Sojo is a Researcher Fellow at the Centre for Workplace Leadership (CWL), and a Lecturer in Leadership in the Department of Management and Marketing, The University of Melbourne.

Before joining the CWL, Victor worked as a research fellow and research manager of the Centre for Ethical Leadership. Before that he was a Lecturer at the Central University of Venezuela, in Caracas, his hometown.

Victor’s research focuses on risk and protective factors affecting the fit, functioning, and growth of women and members of minority groups in occupational contexts. For more than a decade, he has worked as project manager in occupational health psychology research and consulting for police and defence departments, professional services firms, and mining and energy companies in Australia and Venezuela.

He completed his PhD in Psychology at the University of Melbourne, researching human resilience to stress, positive emotions, and health. He has a Master of Science in Health Psychology from Simon Bolivar University, where he studied factors affecting the well-being of unemployed people, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial / Organisational Psychology (Magna Cum Laude) from the Central University of Venezuela.


  • 2017–present
    Lecturer, Department of Management and Marketing, The University of Melbourne