International Journal of Applied Psychology

International Journal of Applied Psychology is a peer-reviewed international journal for all field of applied psychology related to the use of psychological principles and theories to overcome problems in other areas, such as mental health, business management, education, health, product design, ergonomics, and law.

Robert White

Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Psychology

Assistant Professor, School of Health, Community and Education Studies, UK

Research Areas

Education, Applied Social Psychology, Transcultural Child and Youth Mental Health, Cultural Competency


2010Ph.DEducational Psychology, Durham University
2006M.ScPsychology, Open University
2006B.ScSocial Sciences, Open University


2011-presentAssistant Professor: School of Health, Community and Education Studies: Northumbria University England
2007-presentLecturer: MSc Transcultural Mental Health Issues, Queen Mary University of London, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Centre for Psychiatry
2010Visiting Professor: Educational Psychology; Educational Foundations and Literacy, College of Education: University of Central Missouri
2007Module Leader/Instructor: Psychosocial Degree Programme, University of East London
2006-2008Module Leader/Instructor: University of East London, ICS

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  White, R. (2011). A sociocultural understanding of mediated learning, peer cooperation and emotional well-being, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 16: 1, 15-33.
[2]  White, R. & Dinos, S. (2010). Investigating the impact of mediated learning experiences on peer cooperation. Journal of Experiential Education 3. No 23.
[3]  White, R. & Warfa, N. (2011). Building Schools of Character: A Case-Study Investigation of Character Education's Impact on School Climate Pupil Behavior, and Curriculum Delivery. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 41, 1, pp.45-60.
[4]  White, R. (2008) Building Schools of Character; a case study. International Journal of Education.
[5]  White, R. (2007). "Adventure Based Learning Experiences: Influences of Activity Based Learning on self-concept". Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, Winter 2007.
[6]  White, R. (2007) "The Construction of Effective Peer Cooperation: Investigating the influences of Facilitated Learning Experiences on peer collaborative communication for effective learning during group problem solving activities".