Dr Frank Mols

Lecturer

School of Political Science and International Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
f.mols@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 59024

Overview

Frank’s research interests include Governance, Public Policy, Voter Attitudes, EU Attitude Formation, and Political Psychology. His research focuses on political psychology, and explores ways in Social Psychological theories (and Social Identity Theory and Self-Categorization Theory in particular) can be used to refine political science perspectives on leadership, EU attitudes, and voter attitudes more generally. His research has been published in leading international journals, such as the European Journal of Political Research, Political Psychology, West European Politics, Journal of Common Market Studies, Public Administration, Evidence and Policy, and the Australian Journal of Public Administration.

Research Interests

  • Political Psychology
  • Governance & Public Policy
  • Populism

Research Impacts

Frank’s political psychology research is well cited in high-quality peer-reviewed journals.He receives regular requests from journalists to be interviewed on local and national radio, and invitations from policy-makers and fellow academics to write blogs about his research. For example, his blogs on 'Nudging' have appeared on Democratic Audit UK, and LSE's impact of social science research, and his research on the appeal of populist far-right parties in times of economic prosperity received attention in articles in the Australian edition of The Guardian

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Exeter

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2012) Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Jetten, Jolanda and Mols, Frank (2009). Imaginative Leadership: How Leaders of Marginalized Groups Negotiate Intergroup Relations. In Todd L. Pittinsky (Ed.), Crossing the Divide: Intergroup Leadership in a World of Difference (pp. 57-69) Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business Press.

  • Mols, Frank (2009). Netherlands. In D.J. Sagar (Ed.), Political Parties of the World 7th ed. (pp. 420-429) London: John Harper Publishing.

  • Mols, Frank (2009). Suriname. In D.J. Sagar (Ed.), Political Parties of the World 7th ed. (pp. 556-559) London, UK: John Harper Publishing.

  • Mols, F. (2005). The Netherlands, Surinam, Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles. In Bogdan Szajkowsk (Ed.), Political parties of the world 6th ed. (pp. 432-441) London: John Harper Publishing.

  • Mols, F. (2005). The Netherlands, Surinam, Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles. In Szajkowski, B. (Ed.), Trade Unions of the World 6 ed. (pp. xx-xx) London: John Harper Publishing.

  • Mols, F. (2004). The Netherlands, Surinam, Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles. In B. Szajkowski (Ed.), Revolutionary and dissident movements of the world 4th ed. (pp. 352-356) London, UK: John Harper Publishing.

Journal Article

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision