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Dr Alexander Montasem

Senior Lecturer in Social and Behavioural Sciences
School of Medicine
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Alexander Montasem is a Senior Lecturer and subject group lead for the social and behavioural sciences at University of Central Lancashire School of Medicine. Prior to joining UClan, he held a lectureship at Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz and fellowships at the University of Hong Kong and Harvard. His research revolves around the study of motivation, personality and cognition as applied to health and well-being, which has been published in leading academic journals and funded by research organisation in Europe and Asia. He works as a practitioner with individuals and organisations in these areas.

Academic Theme Lead for Evidence-Informed Practice of Medicine (EIPOM) Subject lead for Health Psychology and Sociology

Alongside his academic background, Alexander is a practising psychologist with expertise in psychological coaching and health promotion, and has several years’ experience in private practice as a consultant. He has a strong professional and academic interest in behaviour across the lifespan and around improvement of quality of life and well-being in organisations.

  • PhD Applied Psychology, University of Liverpool, 2011
  • MSc Psychology, University of Essex, 2002
  • MSc Social Sciences, University of Southampton, 2001
  • BSc Sociology, Goethe University Frankfurt, 1999
  • Health and Well-Being
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Organisation
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Chartered Membership (CPsychol)