Dr. Ingrid Haas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Faculty Affiliate in the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior. She also has a courtesy appointment in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Haas does research on political psychology, attitudes, and social cognition, and teaches courses primarily within the biology, psychology, and politics area of emphasis in the department. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, and B.A. from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. She joined the faculty at UNL in 2012.
- Applied Social Psychology
- Attitudes and Beliefs
- Emotion, Mood, Affect
- Ethics and Morality
- Neuroscience, Psychophysiology
- Political Psychology
- Prejudice and Stereotyping
- Self and Identity
- Social Cognition
Research Group or Laboratory:
- Cunningham, W. A., Johnsen, I. R., & Waggoner, A. S. (2011). Orbitofrontal cortex provides cross-modal valuation of self-generated stimuli. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 6(3), 286-293.
- Cunningham, W. A., Van Bavel, J. J., & Johnsen, I. R. (2008). Affective flexibility: Evaluative processing goals shape amygdala activity. Psychological Science, 19(2), 152-160.
- Haas, I. J., & Cunningham, W. A. (2014). The uncertainty paradox: Perceived threat moderates the effect of uncertainty on political tolerance. Political Psychology, 35(2), 291-302. doi: 10.1111/pops.12035
- Polusny, M. A., Ries, B. J., Schultz, J. R., Calhoun, P., Clemensen, L., & Johnsen, I. R. (2008). PTSD symptom clusters associated with physical health and health care utilization in rural primary care patients exposed to natural disaster. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21(1), 75-82.
- Van Bavel, J. J., Packer, D. J., Haas, I. J., & Cunningham, W. A. (2012). The importance of moral construal: Moral versus non-moral construal elicits faster, more extreme, universal evaluations of the same actions. PLoS ONE, 7(11), e48693.
- Cunningham, W. A., Haas, I. J., & Jahn, A. (2011). Attitudes. In J. Decety & J. T. Cacioppo (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience (pp. 212-226). New York: Oxford University Press.
- Haas, I. J. (in press). Political neuroscience. In J. R. Absher & J. Cloutier (Eds.), Neuroimaging Personality, Social Cognition, and Character: Traits and Mental States in the Brain. Elsevier.
- Emotion and Politics (POLS 350)
- Ideology and Morality (UHON 395H)
- Introduction to Social Psychology (PSYCH 325, PSYCH 367)
- Power and Politics in America (POLS 100)
- Research in Biology, Psychology, and Politics (POLS 450)
- The Psychology of Political Attitudes (POLS 950)
Ingrid J. Haas
Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior
C83 East Stadium
University of Nebraska--Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588
- Phone: (402) 472-2173