dr hab. Lucas Mazur

Stanowisko: adiunkt ze stopniem dr hab.

Zakład Profilaktyki Społecznej i Resocjalizacji

e-mail: lucas.mazur@uj.edu.pl



Ph.D. Nostryfikacja Doktoratu, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
Department of Psychology

Ph.D. Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Social Psychology

M.A. New School for Social Research, New York City, New York, USA
Cognitive, Social & Developmental Psychology

M.A. Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

B.A. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA


Wybrane publikacje:


  • Mazur, L. B. (in press). Encouraging constructive discourse and civil disagreement. Breaking the link between ideological projection and outgroup animosity. Peace & Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology.

  • Mazur, L. B. & Plontke, S. (in press). Cultural psychology and the donor portrait. Schaufrömmigkeit and the heightening aspect of culture. Culture & Psychology. doi: 10.1177/1354067X211057748

  • Mazur, L. B., Bartels, H., Manz, P., & Richter, L. (in press). The cultural psychology of pain. Semiotic mediation and the palliation of Cartesian anxiety. Theory & Psychology. doi: 10.1177/09593543211059124

  • Mazur, L. B. (2021). Where the violence happened matters. Geopolitical framing and assessments of collective responsibility for historical violence. Political Geography, 85, 102312. doi: 10.1016/j.polgeo.2020.102312

  • Mazur, L. B. (2021). The epistemological imperialism of science. Reinvigorating early critiques of scientism. Frontiers in Psychology. Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 11, Article 609823. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.609823

  • Mazur, L. B. & Sztuka, M. (2021). Hidden harmony. Converging interests in the development of prison reform. Theoretical Criminology, 25(1), 149-168. doi: 10.1177/1362480619875732

  • Mazur, L. B. & Sticksel, I. (2021). An empirical study of psychology and logic. Abduction and belief as normalizing habits of positive expectation. New Ideas in Psychology, 63, 100874. doi: 10.1016/j.newideapsych.2021.100874

  • Mazur, L. B., Alterkawi, M., Kontny, J., Müller, M., & Papas, M. (2021). Female and male body image ideals among Arab immigrants and Germans in Germany. Biodemography and Social Biology, 66(3-4), 261-271. doi: 10.1080/19485565.2021.1983759

  • Kostkiewicz, J. & Mazur, L. B. (2021). Nazism and religion. Polish Catholic concerns regarding the rise of National Socialism in Germany. European History Quarterly, 51(2), 214-238. doi: 10.1177/02656914211004808

  • Mazur, L. B. (2020). In dialogue with nature. The centrifugal and centripetal voices of historic trees. Culture & Psychology, 26(4), 879-893. doi: 10.1177/1354067X20936914

  • Mazur, L. B. (2020). Progress in psychological science. The importance of informed ignorance and curiosity-driven questions. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 54, 613-624. doi: 10.1007/s12124-020-09538-z

  • Mazur, L. B. & Gormsen, E. (2020). Disgust sensitivity and support for organ donation. Time to take disgust seriously. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 35(8), 2347-51. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05734-0.

  • Mazur, L. B. (2019). The semiotic multistability of time. Literature as a window onto a classic challenge in psychology. Theory & Psychology, 29(3), 358-376.

  • Mazur, L. B. (2018). Meaningful links between physical stimuli and illness: Semiotic mediation in experiences of “catching the wolf” and “avoiding drafts”. Culture & Psychology, 24(2), 174-189.

  • Mazur, L. B. (2017). Essentialist thinking underlying definitions of genocide. Genocide Studies International, 11(1), 132-149.\Mazur, L.B. (2016). Where were the concentration camps? The porous border between geography and responsibility. Psychology & Society, 8(2), 27-48.

  • Mazur, L.B., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2016). The prototypicality of genocide. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 16(1), 290-320.

  • Mazur, L.B. & Watzlawik, M. (2016). Debates about the scientific status of psychology: Looking at the bright side. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 50, 555-567.

  • Mazur, L.B. (2015). Prejudice reduction and collective action: A conflict or confluence of interests? Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 3(2), 291-308.

  • Mazur, L.B. (2015). Defining power in social psychology. Orbis Idearum, 2(1), 101-114.


Rozdziały w pracach zbiorowych:

  • Mazur, L. B. (2022). Experimentation within the social identity approach. History, highlights, and hurdles. In M. Bamberg, C. Demuth, & M. Watzlawik (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Identity (pp. 435-459). Cambridge University Press.
  • Mazur, L. B. (2021). The Vorbild in donor portraits and cultural psychology. In, B. Wagoner, B. A. Chrisensen, & C. Demuth (Eds.), Culture as process: A tribute to Jaan Valsiner (pp. 251-259). Springer.
  • Mazur, L. B. (2018). Searching for the sense of suffering. Looking through the lens of enchanted and disenchanted worldviews. In S. G. Brown & L. Teo (eds.), The method of imagination (117-130). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Mazur, L. B. (2018). Historical insights on the nature of social psychology: Gustaw Ichheiser's pre-war Polish texts. In A. C. Joerchel & G. Benetka (eds.) Memories of Gustav. Life and works of an exiled social scientist (pp. 103-134). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
  • Mazur, L. B. & Neset, S. (2018). Democratic revolutions? Interdisciplinary insights on social stability and social change in psychology and political science. In B. Wagoner, F. Moghaddam, & J. Valsiner (Eds.). The road to actualized democracy: A psychological exploration (pp. 85-110). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Mazur, L.B. (2017). Gaps in human knowledge. Highlighting the whole beyond our conceptual reach. In B. Wagoner, I. Bresco, & S.H. Awad (Eds.), The Psychology of Imagination: Social and Cultural Perspectives (pp. 239-252). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Mazur, L.B. (2017). Where collective and individual identities intertwine are we to tighten or loosen the knot? A challenge for teaching Polish history related to World War Two, in E. Bujwid-Kurek & W. Kasprowski (eds.) III Rzeczpospolita 1990-2016 – ocena funkcjonowania. Krakow, Poland: Libron – Filip Lohner.
  • Mazur, L.B. (2016). Sincerity in academia. In M. Watzlawik, A. Kriebel, & J. Valsiner, (Eds.) Particulars and Universals in Clinical and Developmental Psychology (pp. 278-280). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Mazur, L.B., Nair, R., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2015). Dynamics of group and intergroup relations, In A. Dost-Gözkan & D. Sönmez Keith (Eds.), Norms, Groups, Conflict and Social Change. Rediscovering Muzafer Sherif’s psychology (pp. 159-186). Piscataway, NJ: Transaction.