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Dr Travis Proulx

Senior Lecturer

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Email
proulxt@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 6455
Campuses
Adeilad y Tŵr, Plas y Parc, Caerdydd, CF10 3AT
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Research summary

Dr. Proulx has worked in collaboration on the Meaning Maintenance Model - a discipline spanning framework that offers an integrated account of inconsistency compensation phenomena. His research focuses on the common ways that people respond to a wide array of meaning violations, ranging from absurdist humor to the absurdity of human mortality.

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Undergraduate education

September 1997 – May 2001:

University of British Columbia

Major: Psychology

Degree awarded: B.A.

Postgraduate education

January 2006 - September 2008:

University of British Columbia

Major: Developmental Psychology

Degree: Ph.D.

Supervisor: Michael Chandler

Ph.D. Dissertation: Jekyll & Hyde & Me: Age-Graded and Cultural Variations in Perceptions of Self-Unity

 

January 2004 – December 2005:

University of British Columbia

Major: Developmental Psychology

Degree: M.A.

Supervisor: Michael Chandler

M.A. Thesis: Listener’s Gaze: Communicative Intent and Word Learning

 

September 2001 – December 2003:

 University of British Columbia

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies

Degree: M.A.

Supervisor: Darrin Lehman

M.A. Thesis: Absurdity as the Source of Existential Anxiety: A Critique of Terror Management Theory

Employment

 April 2016 - Present:

 Cardiff University

Senior Lecturer – Social Psychology

 

January 2011 – April 2016:

Tilburg University

Assistant Professor – Social Psychology

  

January 2010 – 2011:

Simon Fraser University

Assistant Professor – Social Psychology

 

September 2008 – December 2009:

 University of California, Santa Barbara

Postdoctoral Researcher - Self and Intergroup Relations Lab

Supervisor: Brenda Major

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If you are interested in applying for a PhD, or for further information  regarding my postgraduate research, please contact me directly (contact details available on the 'Overview' page), or submit a formal application.

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