Lucía López Rodríguez obtained her International Ph.D in Psychology from University of Almeria (2013), her MS in Psychology of Social Intervention from University of Granada (2010), and her BS in Psychology from University of Salamanca (2009). Previously, she has been a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Psychology at University of Almeria (UAL) and at University of Granada (UGR) in Spain.
Her research work has been mainly focused on the intercultural relations between host and immigrant populations (especially between Spanish and Moroccan people living in Spain). In her PhD thesis, she analysed the role of stereotypes (especially those related to moral traits) in shaping the majority’s acculturation preferences about minority groups.
Lucía has been visiting researcher at Royal Holloway University of London (UK), and Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca (Italy). She has several publications regarding intergroup prejudice, stereotypes, and acculturation processes. Her current research interests are related to identity fusion and the relation to extreme behavior.