Glaveanu Appointed as Head of Psychology

Vlad Glaveanu

Webster Geneva Campus is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Vlad Glaveanu as Associate Professor and Head of the Psychology and Professional Counseling Department.

Vlad obtained his Ph.D. in Social Psychology in 2012 from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE) and was Associate Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark (2012 to 2017). He is also associated with Bergen University, Norway. In his previous function, his research and publications included the areas of Creativity and Innovation, Culture and Diversity, Social Change and Political Imagination, as well as the supervision of PhD candidates and post-docs. He taught courses on social psychology, educational psychology, qualitative methods, creativity and culture, among others.

At Webster Geneva Campus, Vlad will lead his team of faculty members, commit to the success of our academic programs and examine new relevant areas of teaching and research. In particular, his plan on the research front is to develop partnerships with universities and funding agencies to bring grants to Webster Geneva. On the teaching front, he wishes to examine further opportunities for graduate programs in Psychology and undergraduate courses focused on Creativity and Innovation, as well as developing higher visibility for Educational Psychology.

Overall, Vlad join Webster determined to mobilize faculty and students to address institutional objectives, such as accreditation and the growth of programs, to contribute to a research lab and exchange of ideas, develop new projects, enhance our psychology and counseling network and contribute to the department’s visibility and success.