Yashpal Jogdand


Assistant Professor
Social & Political Psychology

428 C (Block II, Mechanical), IIT Delhi, Haus Khas, New Delhi 110016, India

Phone: +91-(0)11-2659 1373


Representative Publications
  • Jogdand, Y., Khan, S., & Reicher, S. (2020). The Context, Content and Claims of Humiliation in response to Collective Victimhood. In J. Vollhardt (Ed.), The Social Psychology of Collective Victimhood. New York: Oxford University Press
  • Jogdand, Y. & Sharma, S.* (2019). Entrepreneurship of Emotions is Critical for Future Leadership. Journal of Leadership Studies. 13(1), 87-89.
  • Khan, S., Svensson, T. & Jogdand, Y., & Liu, J. (2017). Lessons from the past for the future: The definition and mobilisation of Hindu nationhood by the Hindu nationalist movement of India.Journal of Social and Political Psychology. 5(2), 477-511.

Yashpal Jogdandis an Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi since 2016. He completed M.Phil. from Jawaharlal Nehru University and PhD from School of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of St Andrews, UK. He serves on the editorial board of Asian Journal of Social Psychology and Journal of Social & Political Psychology. He is also serving as Book Review Editor for Psychological Studies.

Yashpal works on the intersections of social and political psychology. His primary research interests include Group processes and Intergroup Relations, particularly social identity; humiliation; intergroup conflict, leadership and collective mobilisation; and social psychology of caste . He uses multiple quantitative (survey, experiments) and qualitative (thematic analysis, discourse analysis) methods for a deeper examination of issues/problems.

There are two major focus his current research –

i)Examining how stigmatised or subordinate groups in society experience and manage/challenge stigma, humiliation, prejudice andstereotyping.

ii) Examining psychological underpinnings ofcritical social/political/developmental issues in Indian society, particularly caste tensions, religious conflict, leadership, gender discrimination, traffic behaviour, sanitation, pollution, and water crisis.