Professor Manuela Barreto
Head of Psychology, Professor of Social and Organisational Psychology


Manuela Barreto studied Work and Organizational Psychology at the University of Porto, Portugal and obtained her PhD in Social Psychology in 2000 from the Free University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Manuela worked as an Associate Professor at Leiden University, the Netherlands (where she received the Heijmans early career prize), as full time Researcher at the Centre for Social Research and Intervention in Lisbon, and is since September 2011 a Full Professor of Social and Organizational Psychology at the University of Exeter. Manuela has led the University of Exeter's Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences research strategy theme on "Societal and Lifestyle Shifts" and was part of the University's Athena Swan Working Group. She is currently Head of Psychology and Deputy Director of the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health.

Manuela’s research focuses on marginalization, identity, and stigma, and specifically on the impact of prejudice and discrimination on health, wellbeing, and social relationships.


PhD (Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)


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Contact details

Internal tel2674
Tel+44 (0) 1392 722674
AddressWashington Singer Laboratories
University of Exeter
Perry Road
Prince of Wales Road
Office hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30 to 10.30

If these times do not suit you, please email me for an appointment at an alternative time.

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