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Rusi Jaspal

Professor of Psychology

School of Social Sciences


Rusi Jaspal is Professor of Psychology at Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Psychologist and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Professor Jaspal has been appointed Adult Social Services & Public Health Advisor to Wandsworth Borough Council, London and is an Ambassador for the Honour Abuse Research Matrix in recognition of his research into forced marriage in British South Asian communities.

Rusi Jaspal studied at the University of Cambridge, the University of Surrey, and Royal Holloway, University of London. After his PhD, he completed an ESRC post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Nottingham. In 2015, Rusi Jaspal was awarded a personal chair in Psychology and Sexual Health at De Montfort University Leicester and became the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research at the same institution in 2018. From 2016 until 2019, he was Adjunct Professor of Minority Research at Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland. He joined Nottingham Trent University in 2020.

Prof Jaspal serves on the following editorial boards:

Prof Jaspal is a member of many national committees and boards, including:

Rusi Jaspal has won awards for his research, including:

  • British Psychological Society, Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section’s Outstanding Research by an Early Career Scholar Award. Read more here
  • nOSCARS 2019 for his research into HIV prevention in the British South Asian community. Read more here
  • Ten Out of Ten Award for research into HIV prevention in BAME communities. Read more here

Research areas

Professor Jaspal's research cuts across the fields of psychology and public health, focussing particularly on social psychological approaches to promoting good psychological and physical health outcomes. He has developed the Health Adversity Risk Model (HARM) to predict the impact of social and psychological stressors and identity threat on health outcomes. Much of his research using the model has focused on HIV prevention, HIV care and depressive symptomatology.

Rusi Jaspal has contributed to the development of Identity Process Theory.

Additionally, Professor Jaspal has conducted extensive research into aspects of psychological wellbeing among gay men, the management of identities in conflict, prejudice and discrimination, and public understanding of science, technology and medicine. Rusi Jaspal has written 6 books, over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and several reports for the Department of Health. He continues to supervise and examine PhD students in his areas of expertise.

He is the author of The Social Psychology of Gay Men (Palgrave, 2019).

Current projects include:

  • A large-scale survey student of sexual identity, behaviour and health of university students in the UK and Lebanon.
  • An experimental study of conspiracy theory and sexual risk-taking among gay and bisexual men.
  • Development and validation of the Coping With Threats to Identity Scale.
  • Development and validation of measures of COVID-19 perceived risk and preventive behaviours.
  • A qualitative interview study of transgender women living with HIV.

Recent projects include:



Jaspal, R. (2020). Trans Women and HIV: Social Psychological Perspectives. London: Palgrave. LINK

Jaspal, R. & Bayley, J. (2020). HIV and Gay Men: Clinical, Social and Psychological Aspects. London: Palgrave. LINK

Jaspal, R. (2019). The Social Psychology of Gay Men. London: Palgrave. LINK

Jaspal, R. (2018). Enhancing Sexual Health, Self-Identity and Wellbeing among Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Guide for Practitioners. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. LINK

Jaspal, R. (2014). Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism: Representation, Cognition and Everyday Talk. Farnham: Ashgate. LINK

Jaspal, R. & Breakwell, G.M. (eds.) (2014). Identity Process Theory: Identity, Social Action and Social Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. LINK


In press

Assi, M., Maatouk, I., & Jaspal, R. (in press). Psychological distress and self-harm in a religiously diverse sample of university students in Lebanon. Mental Health, Religion & CultureDOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (in press). Stigma and HIV concealment motivation among gay men living with HIV in Finland. Journal of Homosexuality. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Assi, M., & Maatouk, I. (in press). The potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health outcomes in societies with economic and political instability: the case of Lebanon. Mental Health Review Journal. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., & Ferozali, R. (in press). Social representations of Britishness among British South Asian gay men. South Asian Diaspora. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Lopes, B., & Breakwell, G. M. (in press) British national identity and life satisfaction in ethnic minority groups in the United Kingdom. National Identities. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. Lopes, B., & Lopes, P. (in press). Fear, social isolation and compulsive buying in response to COVID-19 in a religiously diverse sample in the UK. Mental Health, Religion and Culture. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Lopes, B., & Rehman, Z. (in press). A structural equation model for predicting depressive symptomatology in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic lesbian, gay and bisexual people in the UK. Psychology and Sexuality. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Lopes, B., & Wignall, L. (in press). The Coping with Identity Threat Scale: Development and validation in a university student sample. Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., & Nerlich, B. (in press). HIV stigma in UK press reporting of a case of intentional HIV transmission. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness & Medicine. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., & Papaloukas, P. (in press). Identity, social connectedness and sexual health in the gay sauna. Sexuality Research & Social Policy. DOWNLOAD

Lopes, B. Bortolon, C., & Jaspal, R. (in press). Paranoia, hallucinations and compulsive buying during the early phase of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United Kingdom: a preliminary experimental study. Psychiatry Research. DOWNLOAD

Maatouk, I., & Jaspal, R. (in press). Barriers to HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP) in men who have sex with men in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. Journal of Public Health. DOWNLOAD

Maatouk, I., Assi, M., & Jaspal, R. (in press). How can we enhance sexual health outcomes in men who have sex with men in Lebanon? BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health. DOWNLOAD

Mitha, K., Adatia, S., & Jaspal, R. (in press). The construction of national and religious identities amongst Australian Isma’ili Muslims. Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture. DOWNLOAD

Rehman, Z., Jaspal, R., & Fish, J. (in press). Service provider perspectives of minority stress among Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic lesbian, gay and bisexual people in the UK. Journal of Homosexuality. DOWNLOAD


Jaspal, R. (2020). Chemsex among men who have sex with men: A social psychological perspective. In M. Croston & S. Rutter (eds.), Psychological perspectives in HIV care (pp.124-143). London: Routledge. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2020). Content analysis, thematic analysis and discourse analysis. In G.M. Breakwell, D.B. Wright & J. Barnett (eds.), Research Methods in Psychology (5th Edition) (pp. 285-312). London: Sage. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2020). Homosexuality and Islam: Identity, threat and sexual health among Muslim gay men. In M. Ryan and H. Rizzo (eds.), Sexualities in the Middle East and North Africa: Contemporary issues and challenges. Boulder, CO: Lynne Riener Publishers. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2020). Honour beliefs and identity among British South Asian gay men. In In M.M. Idriss (eds.), Men, Masculinities and Honour-Based Abuse (pp. 114-127). London: Routledge. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2020). Parental reactions to British South Asian young men who identify as gay. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 16(4), 402-417. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2020). Sexual health perceptions among first-year students at a British university. American Journal of Sexuality Education15(2), 158-179. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2020). Social representation, identity and HIV prevention: The case of PrEP among gay men. In Z. Davy, C. Bertone, A.C. Santos, R. Thoresen & S. Wieringa (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Global Sexualities (pp. 523-540). London: Sage. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., & Lopes, B. (2020). Psychological wellbeing facilitates accurate HIV risk appraisal in gay and bisexual men. Sexual Health, 17(3), 288-295. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Lopes, B., & Lopes, P. (2020). Predicting social distancing and compulsive buying behaviours in response to COVID-19 in a United Kingdom sample. Cogent Psychology, 7(1), 1800924DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Lopes, B., & Maatouk, I. (2020). Social identity and attitudes towards pre-exposure prophylaxis: A structural equation model. Journal of Social Service Research46(3), 331-344DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., & Nerlich, B. (2020). Social representations, identity threat and coping amid COVID-19. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy, 2(S1), S249-S251. DOWNLOAD

Lopes, B., & Jaspal, R. (2020). Understanding the mental health burden of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy, 12(5), 465–467. DOWNLOAD

Maatouk, I., & Jaspal, R. (2020). Religion, male bisexuality and sexual health in Lebanon. In A.K.T. Yip & A. Toft (eds.), Bisexuality, Spirituality and Identity: Critical Perspectives (pp. 137-155). London: Routledge. DOWNLOAD

Rehman, Z., Lopes, B., & Jaspal, R. (2020). Predicting self-harm in an ethnically diverse sample of lesbian, gay and bisexual people in the United Kingdom. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 66(4), 349-60. DOWNLOAD


Barber, T., Borok, T, Suchak,T., Weatherall, A., Doherty, T., Gamble, N., Pralat, R., Jaspal, R., & Cocker, C. (2019). Having children outside a heterosexual relationship - options for persons living with HIV. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 95, 99-101. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2019). Antisemitism and anti-Zionism in the British Pakistani Muslim community. In J.G. Campbell & L.D. Klaff (eds), Unity and Diversity in Contemporary Antisemitism: The Bristol-Sheffield Hallam Colloquium on Contemporary Antisemitism. Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2019). Coping with threatened faith identities: Insights from social psychology. In A. Rosowsky (Ed.), Heavenly Acts: Aspects of Performance through an Interdisciplinary Lens. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Bayley, J. (2019). A minority within a minority? Identity and sexual health among Black & Minority Ethnic men who have sex with men. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(6), 607-609. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Lopes, B., Bayley, J. & Papaloukas, P. (2019). A structural equation model to predict the acceptability of pre-exposure prophylaxis in men who have sex with men in Leicester, UK. HIV Medicine20(1) 11-18 DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Lopes, B.Jamal, Z., Yap, C., Paccoud, I. & Sekhon, P. (2019). HIV knowledge, sexual health and behaviour among black and minority ethnic men who have sex with men in the UK: a cross-sectional study. Sexual Health, 16(1), 25-31. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Lopes, B. & Maatouk, I. (2019). The Attitudes towards Pre-Exposure Prophlyaxis (PrEP) Scale: development & validation. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 18(2), 197-205DOWNLOAD

Lopes, B., Kamau, C. & Jaspal, R. (2019). Coping with perceived abusive supervision in the workplace: the role of paranoia. Journal of Organizational & Leadership Studies, 26(2), 237-255DOWNLOAD

Lopes, B., Kamau, C. & Jaspal, R. (2019). The roles of socioeconomic status, occupational health and job rank on the epidemiology of different psychiatric symptoms in a sample of UK workers. Community Mental Health Journal55(2), 336-349. DOWNLOAD

Maatouk, I. & Jaspal, R. (2019). HIV in men who have sex with men in Lebanon: Clinical & psychosocial aspects. BMJ Journal of Sexual & Reproductive Health, 45(3), 175-176. DOWNLOAD

Maatouk, I & Jaspal, R. (2019). Religion, male bisexuality and sexual health in Lebanon. In A.K.T. Yip & A. Toft (eds.), Bisexuality, Spirituality & Identity: Critical Perspectives. London: Routledge. DOWNLOAD

McLeod, C., Nerlich, B. & Jaspal, R. (2019) Faecal microbial transplants: emerging social representations in the English-language print media. New Genetics & Society, 38(3), 331-51DOWNLOAD

Williamson, I., Papaloukas, P., Jaspal, R. & Lund, B. (2019) 'Here's this glorious pill': Gay and bisexual men in the English Midlands navigate risk and responsibility in the age of pre-exposure prophylaxis. Critical Public Health, 29(5), 560-571. DOWNLOAD


Collins, L., Jaspal, R. & Nerlich, B. (2018). Who or what has agency in the discussion of antimicrobial resistance in the UK press (2010-2015)? A transitivity analysis. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness & Medicine22(6), 521-540. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2018). HIV and gay men in the era of antiretroviral therapy. Psychology of Sexualities Review, 9(2), 3-16. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2018). Perceptions of HIV testing venues among men who have sex with men in London and the Midlands, UK. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 30(4), 336-355. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. Kennedy, L. & Tariq, S. (2018). Human immunodeficiency virus and trans women: a literature review. Transgender Health3(1), 239-250DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Nambiar, K., Delpech, V. & Tariq, S. (2018). HIV and trans and non-binary people in the United Kingdom. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 94(5), 318-319. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Page, M. (2018) Enhancing HIV prevention and care among men who have sex with men: Insights from social psychology. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 94, 472-473. DOWNLOAD

Ribeiro, B., Hartley, S., Nerlich, B. & Jaspal, R. (2018). Media coverage of the Zika crisis in Brazil: The construction of a 'war' frame that masked social and gender equalities. Social Science & Medicine, 200, 137-144. DOWNLOAD


Daramilas, C. & Jaspal, R. (2017). Measuring patient satisfaction: Insights from social psychology. Social Psychological Review, 19(1), 20-35DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2017). Coping with ethnic prejudice on the gay scene: British South Asian gay men. Journal of LGBT Youth, 14(2)172-190 DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2017). Gay men's construction and management of identity on Grindr. Sexuality & Culture, 21(1),187-204DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2017). Social identity theory. In F. Moghaddam (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior. SAGE Publications. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Lopes, B., Jamal, Z., Paccoud, I. & Sekhon, P. (2017) Sexual abuse and HIV risk behaviour among black and minority ethnic men who have sex with men in the UK. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 20(8), 841-53. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Nerlich, B. (2017) Polarised Reporting about HIV Prevention: Social Representations of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in the UK Press. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 21(5), 478-497. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Williamson, I. (2017). Identity management strategies among HIV-positive Colombian gay men in London. Culture, Health and Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care, 19(2), 1374-88. DOWNLOAD

Mitha, K., Adatia, S. & Jaspal, R. (2017). Two cultures, one identity: Formulations of Australian Isma'ili Muslim identity. Contemporary Islam, 11(1), 41-60. DOWNLOAD


Daramilas, C. & Jaspal, R. (2016). HIV diagnosis and identity processes among men who have sex with men (MSM) in London, Athens and New York. Social Psychological Review, 18(2), 6-16 DOWNLOAD

Fish, J., Papaloukas, P., Jaspal, R., Williamson, I. (2016). Equality in sexual health promotion: a systematic review of effective interventions for black and minority ethnic men who have sex with men. BMC Public Health 16(810) DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2016). Identity - Social Psychological Aspects. In J. Stone, R. Dennis, P. Rizova, A. Smith, and X. Hou (eds.), Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism. Wiley-Blackwell. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2016). "I have two homelands": constructing and managing Iranian Jewish and Persian Israeli identities. Israel Affairs 22(2), 423-443. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2016). Homosexuality and Islam. In A. Wong, M. Wicktramasinghe & R.C. Hoogland (eds.), Encyclopaedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Wiley-Blackwell. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2016). Muslim LGB people. In A. Goldberg (ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies (pp. 803-806). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2016). Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: Identity Stigma and Activism. In P. Reilly, A. Veneti & D. Atanasova (eds.), Politics, Protest, Emotion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (pp. 162-168)Pressbooks. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2016). Grindr, chemsex and self-esteem. FS Magazine, 155, 30-31. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2016). What is it really like to be Black or Asian and gay? FS Magazine, 152, 36-38. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Carriere, K. & Moghaddam, F. (2016). Bridging micro, meso and macro processes in social psychology. In J. Valsiner, G. Marsico, N. Chaudhary, T. Sato & V. Dazzani (eds.), Psychology as a science of human being: The Yokohama Manifesto. New York: Springer. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Daramilas, C. (2016). Perceptions of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among HIV-negative and HIV-positive men who have sex with men. Cogent Medicine. 3: 1256850. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Nerlich, B. (2016). A "morning-after" pill for HIV? Social representations of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV in the British print media. Health, Risk & Society, 18(5-6)225-246. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Nerlich, B. & van Vuuren, K. (2016). Embracing and resisting climate identities in the Australian press: sceptics, scientists and politics. Public Understanding of Science, 25(7), 807-824 DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Takhar, O.K. (2016). Caste and Identity Processes among British Sikhs in the Midlands. Sikh Formations, 12(1), 87-102. DOWNLOAD


Jaspal, R. (2015). Antisemitism and anti-Zionism in Iran: The effects of identity, threat and political trust. Contemporary Jewry, 35(3), 211-235 DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2015). Constructing and protecting identity in a diverse higher education context. Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education. 19(4), 27-134. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2015). ESOL: an opportunity for challenging homophobia. Language Issues, 26(1), 21-28. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2015). The experience of relationship dissolution among British Asian gay men: Identity Threat and Protection. Sexuality Research & Social Policy, 12(1)34-46. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2015). Migration and identity processes among first generation British South Asians. South Asian Diaspora, 7(2), 79-96 DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2015). Nonheterosexual British Asian men: Social representations, identity and social relations. In J.D. Wright (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp.861-866), Second Edition. Oxford: Elsevier. DOWNLOAD

Lopes, B. & Jaspal, R. (2015). Paranoid predicts outgroup prejudice: preliminary experimental data. Mental Health, Religion and Culture. 18(5), 380-95. DOWNLOAD


Amiot, C.E. & Jaspal, R. (2014). Identity integration, psychological coherence and identity threat: Linking identity process theory and notions of integration. In R. Jaspal & G.M. Breakwell (eds.), Identity Process Theory: Identity, Social Action and Social Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. LINK

Bardi, A., Jaspal, R., Polek, E. & Schwartz, S. (2014). Values and identity process theory: Theoretical integration and empirical interactions. In R. Jaspal & G.M. Breakwell (eds.), Identity Process Theory: Identity, Social Action and Social Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. LINK

Jaspal, R. (2014). Arranged marriage, identity and psychological wellbeing among British Asian gay men. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 10(5), 425-448. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2014). Delegitimizing Jews and Israel in Iran's International Holocaust Cartoon Contest. Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 13(2), 167-189. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2014). Representing the Arab Spring in the Iranian Press: Islamic awakening or foreign-sponsored terror? Politics, Groups and Identities, 2(3), 422-42. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2014). Representing the "Zionist Regime": Mass communication of Anti-Zionism in the English-language Iranian press. British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 41(3), 287-305. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2014). Sexuality, migration and identity among gay Iranian migrants to the UK. In Y. Taylor & R. Snowdon (eds.), Queering Religion, Religious Queers (pp.44-60) London: Routledge. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2014). Social psychological debates about identity. In R. Jaspal & G.M. Breakwell (eds.), Identity Process Theory: Identity, Social Action and Social Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. LINK

Jaspal, R. & Cinnirella, M. (2014). Hyper-affiliation to the religious ingroup among British Pakistani Muslim gay men. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 24(4), 265-277. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Coyle, A. (2014). Threat, victimhood and peace: Debating the 2011 Palestinian UN state membership bid. Digest of Middle East Studies, 23(1), 190-214. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Nerlich, B. (2014). Fracking in the UK Press: Threat dynamics in an unfolding debate. Public Understanding of Science, 23(3), 348-63. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Nerlich, B. (2014). When climate science became climate politics: British media representations of climate change in 1988. Public Understanding of Science, 23(2), 122-41. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Nerlich, B. & Cinnirella, M. (2014). Human responses to climate change: Social representation, identity and socio-psychological action. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, 8(1), 110-130. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Nerlich, B. Lemańcyzk, S. (2014). Fracking in the Polish press: Geopolitics and national identity. Energy Policy,74, 253-261. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Turner, A. & Nerlich, B. (2014). Fracking on YouTube: Exploring risks, benefits and human values. Environmental Values, 23(5), 501-527. DOWNLOAD

Nerlich, B. & Jaspal, R. (2014). Images of extreme weather: Symbolising human responses to climate change. Science as Culture, 23(2), 253-76. DOWNLOAD


Jaspal, R. (2013). Anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in Iran. Israel Affairs, 19 (2), 231-58DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2013). British Sikh identity and the struggle for distinctiveness and continuity. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 23(3), 225-239. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2013). Israel in the Iranian media: Demonizing the "Zionist Regime". Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 7 (1), 77-86. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Cinnirella, M. (2013). The construction of British national identity among British South Asians. National Identities, 15 (2), 157-175. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R., Nerlich, B. & Koteyko, N. (2013). Contesting science by appealing to its norms: Readers discuss climate science in The Daily Mail. Science Communication, 35 (3), 383-410. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Sitaridou, I. (2013). Coping with stigmatised linguistic identities: Identity threat and ethnolinguistic vitality among Andalusians. Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research, 13 (2), 95-119. DOWNLOAD

Koteyko, N., Jaspal, R. & Nerlich, B. (2013). Climate change and "Climategate" in online reader comments: A mixed methods study. The Geographical Journal 179(1), 74-86. DOWNLOAD

Nerlich, B. & Jaspal, R. (2013). UK media representations of carbon capture and storage: Actors, frames and metaphors. Metaphor and the Social World, 3 (1), 35-53. DOWNLOAD


Jaspal, R. (2012). Coping with religious and cultural homophobia: emotion and narratives of identity threat from British Muslim gay men. In P. Nynäs & A.K.T. Yip (eds.), Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life (p. 71-90). Farnham: Ashgate. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2012). Disfigurement: the challenges for identity and the strategies for coping. Psychological Studies, 57 (4), 331-35. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2012). “I never faced up to being gay”: Sexual, religious and ethnic identities among British South Asian gay men. Culture, Health and Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care 14(7), 767-80. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Cinnirella, M. (2012). The construction of ethnic identity: insights from identity process theory. Ethnicities 12(5), 503-530. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Cinnirella, M. (2012). Identity processes, threat and interpersonal relations: accounts from British Muslim gay men. Journal of Homosexuality 59(2), 215-40. DOWNLOAD

Nerlich, B. & Jaspal, R. (2012). Metaphors we die by? Geoengineering, metaphors and the argument from catastrophe. Metaphor and Symbol 27(2), 131-47. DOWNLOAD


Jaspal, R. (2011). Caste, social stigma and identity processes. Psychology and Developing Societies 23(2) 27–62. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2011). Delineating ethnic and religious identities in research with British South Asians. Psychological Studies 56(2), 214-244. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Siraj, A. (2011). Perceptions of ‘coming out’ among British Muslim gay men. Psychology and Sexuality, 2 (3),183-197DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Yampolsky, M. (2011). Social representations of the Holocaust and Jewish Israeli identity construction: insights from identity process theory. Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture 17(2), 201-224. DOWNLOAD


Jaspal, R. (2010). Identity threat among British Muslim gay men. The Psychologist 23(8), 640-41. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2010). Language and identity among British South Asians: a theoretical review. Psychological Studies 55(1), 61-70.

Jaspal, R. & Cinnirella, M. (2010). Coping with potentially incompatible identities: accounts of religious, ethnic and sexual identities from British Pakistani men who identify as Muslim and gay. British Journal of Social Psychology 49(4), 849-870. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Cinnirella, M. (2010). Media representations of British Muslims and hybridised threats to identity. Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life 4(3), 289-310. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Coyle, A. (2010). “Arabic is the language of the Muslims - that’s how it was supposed to be”: exploring language and religious identity through reflective accounts from young British-born Asians. Mental Health, Religion and Culture 13(1), 17-36. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Coyle, A. (2010). “My language, my people”: language and ethnic identity among British-born South Asians. South Asian Diaspora 2(2), 201-218. DOWNLOAD


Jaspal, R. (2009). ‘Insider’ or ‘outsider’? Conducting qualitative psychological research with British South Asians. PsyPAG Quarterly , 71, 11-17. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2009). Language and social identity: a psychosocial approach. Psychtalk 64, 17-20. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Coyle, A. (2009). Language and perceptions of identity threat. Psychology and Society 2(2), 150-167. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Coyle, A. (2009). Reconciling social psychology and socio-linguistics can have some benefits: language and identity among second generation British Asians. Social Psychological Review 11(2), 3-14. DOWNLOAD


Jaspal, R. (2015). 'The Ashgate Research Companion to Contemporary Religion and Sexuality' [book review]. Journal of Contemporary Religion , 30(2), 353-357.

Jaspal, R. (2015). 'Globalising Hatred: The New Antisemitism' [book review]. Israel Affairs, 21(4), 701-704.

Jaspal, R. (2015). 'Psychological Warfare in the Arab-Israeli Conflict' [book review]. Israel Affairs, 21(4), 704-707.

Jaspal, R. (2012). 'Extremism and the Psychology of Uncertainty' [book review]. Social Psychological Review. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2011). 'Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies' [book review]. Social Psychological Review 13(1), 44-48. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2011). 'Priscila (White) Queen of the Desert' [book review]. Psychology and Sexuality 2(1), 99-102. DOWNLOAD


Jaspal, R. (2018). Epidemic of poor mental health among low-paid workers. The Conversation, 31 August 2018. LINK

Jaspal, R. (2018). Why are some gay men turning to chemsex? Jessica Kingsley Publishers. LINK

Jaspal, R. & Bayley, J. (2018). What are the challenges for getting gay men at risk of HIV to take PrEP? Pink News. LINK

Jaspal, R. (2017). Let's Stop HIV: Project evaluation. Leicester: De Montfort University. LINK

Jaspal, R. & Papaloukas, P. (2017). Sauna Online Assessment Project (SOAP): Project evaluation. Leicester: De Montfort University. LINK

Jaspal, R. (2016). What's it's like to be gay and Muslim. The Conversation, 28 June 2016. LINK

Jaspal, R., Fish, J. Williamson, I. & Papaloukas, P. (2016). Public Health England black and minority ethnic men who have sex with men project evaluation report. London: Public Health England. DOWNLOAD.

Jaspal, R. (2015). Resilient futures: BME HIV support services evaluation report. Leicester: De Montfort University.

Jaspal, R. (2014). Fracking will be tried in the court of public opinion, The Conversation, 19 May 2014. LINK

O'Hara, S. Humphrey, M., Jaspal, R., Nerlich, B. & Knight, M. (2014). Public perception of shale gas extraction in the UK: is the Balcombe effect taking hold? Working paper, University of Nottingham. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. & Nerlich, B. (2013). Geoengineering and (un)making the world we want to live in. Geolog, The Official Blog of the European Geosciences Union, 31st July 2013. LINK

O’Hara, S., Humphrey, M., Jaspal, R., Nerlich, B. & Poberezshkaya, M. (2013). Public perception of shale gas extraction in the UK: How people's views are changing. Working paper, University of Nottingham. DOWNLOAD

O’Hara, S., Humphrey, M., Jaspal, R., Nerlich, B. & Poberezshkaya, M. (2012). Shale gas extraction in the UK: What the people think. Working paper, University of Nottingham. DOWNLOAD

Jaspal, R. (2012). The Threat of Fracking: Real or Constructed? Making Science Public Blog, University of Nottingham, 14 December 2012. LINK

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