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Angeli Santos

Associate Professor in Applied Psychology, Course Director, MSc Work and Organisational Psychology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Angeli completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines in 1999, and later that year, pursued her MSc in Occupational Health Psychology at Nottingham. After completing her MScAngeli then stayed on as a PhD student and research associate. She completed her PhD in Applied Psychology in January 2004 and was appointed as Lecturer in Applied Psychology later that year. In September 2008, she was seconded to the Malaysia Campus where she spent seven years as Head of the Department of Applied Psychology which she helped to establish, and in 2013, was appointed Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UNMC. After seven years in Malaysia she returns to the Division and is Course Director for the MSc Work and Organisational Psychology.

Expertise Summary

Work-related violence and deviance behaviour; occupational health of migrant workers; and emotional intelligence and the management of emotions at work.

Teaching Summary

Angeli has a keen interest in innovative modes of teaching and learning. Her teaching portfolio includes a diverse range of areas including occupational health psychology, research methods, social… read more

Research Summary

As a researcher she worked on a number of projects on work-related violence and occupational stress in the police service which formed the basis for her PhD on Coping, support and the consequences of… read more

Selected Publications

Angeli has a keen interest in innovative modes of teaching and learning. Her teaching portfolio includes a diverse range of areas including occupational health psychology, research methods, social and cross-cultural psychology. In 2012/3 she was awarded a Chancellor's Award for excellence in teaching and learning and was later appointed Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the Malaysia Campus in 2013. During her tenure as Associate Dean she was responsible for piloting the University's first cross-disciplinary peer observation college and co-developing and implementing the University's first tri-campus online module on Global Psychology and Communications, an initiative funded by the University's Teaching and Learning Board, together with colleagues in Malaysia (Jessica Dunn), the UK (Nicola Pitchford) and China (Margaret Dowens),. She has also acted as a PGCHE advisor and assessor, and served on various teaching and learning committees including PGCHE Management Board, Quality and Standards Committee, and Faculty Directors of Teaching and Learning.

Current Research

As a researcher she worked on a number of projects on work-related violence and occupational stress in the police service which formed the basis for her PhD on Coping, support and the consequences of work-related violence to UK police personnel. Since her PhD, Angeli has led and or been involved with a variety of projects focusing on the police the world over. Within the violence research agenda, she has completed projects on the evaluation of conflict management training for healthcare staff and the design and delivery of workplace violence training for rail transport staff, and more recently, research into deviance behaviour at work. Angeli's research experience in applied psychology has been wide ranging; from projects examining the impact of psychosocial factors on the occupational health of migrant workers, the assessment of emotional intelligence and management of emotions at work, and the identification of potential barriers to career-decision making. She has published in a number of book chapters and journal articles on these topics and regularly presents at major international conferences.

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University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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