Michèle Birtel

Michèle Birtel is an Assistant Professor of Psychology from the University of Greenwich. She earned her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Psychology from the University of Mannheim and Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Kent.

Professor Birtel is interested in relations between majority and minority groups (for example regarding ethnicity, mental health, sexual orientation), and the impact of intergroup conflict on health.

Representative Publications

Visintin, Emilio Paolo, Michèle Denise Birtel, and Richard J. Crisp. “The role of multicultural and colorblind ideologies and typicality in imagined contact interventions.” International Journal of Intercultural Relations 59 (2017): 1-8.

Birtel, Michèle D., Lisa Wood, and Nancy J. Kempa. “Stigma and social support in substance abuse: Implications for mental health and well-being.” Psychiatry Research 252 (2017): 1-8.

Wood, Lisa, et al. “Public perceptions of stigma towards people with schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety.” Psychiatry Research 220.1 (2014): 604-608.

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