Laith Al-Shawaf

AGYA Alumni Jointly building bridges into the future

 Laith Al-Shawaf
  • Psychology

Areas of Expertise:
Evolutionary psychology; Personality psychology, cognition, and emotion

Membership:
2016 - 2021

Contact

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA

Department of Psychology
1420 Austin Bluffs Parks
Colorado Springs, CO 80981
USA

+1 719 255 4148
laith.alshawaf(at)gmail.com
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About me

I am an Associate Professor of Psychology at University of Colorado in the United States of America. Along with collaborators based in the United States, Australia, Croatia, Malta, Finland, and Germany, I conduct within-culture and cross-cultural research on human cognition and emotion.
My primary goal in AGYA is to use principles and findings from psychology and neuroscience to improve education in Germany and the Arab world. I am particularly interested in strengthening the way we teach young people science and philosophy.
I would also like to use my membership in AGYA to contribute to increased exchange between scholars and students from different parts of the world, facilitating cross-border cooperation and cross-cultural collaboration rather than divisions along national and ethnic lines.