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This information is made available in order to facilitate research, mentorship, and teaching opportunities among scholars interested in the psychological study of religion. ALL other uses are prohibited. Name and Title
      Pawel Marian Socha, Ph.D.
Institutional Affiliation
      Institute for the Study of Religions, Jagiellonian University
Mailing Address
      Institute for the Study of Religions
      Instytur Religioznawstwa UJ
      ul. Grodzka 52
      31-044 Krakow, Poland
Email AddressResearch Interests
      determinants of the religiousness of students (Ph.D. thesis);
      forming of the attitudes by the mass media;
      individual religion and personal autonomy;
      individual religion, spirituality and its development over the life-span;
      religious and nonreligious coping with life tasks and troubles, including the unemployed people;
      Other scientific interests include religious issues (philosophy of religion, religious ethics), and psychology of morality and valuation processes.
Representative Publications
    • 2000: (Editor) Spiritual Development of a man. Stages of life, personality, faith, religiousness. Kraków, Jagiellonian University Press, pp. 264 (Polish)
    • 2000: Religious coping with being unemployed. In K. Franczak & T. Doktór (Eds.) Attitudes towards religion: Psychological determinants and consequences. Salesian Publishers, Warsaw (Polish).
    • 1999: The existential human situation: Spirituality as a way of coping, pp. 50-56. In K. H. Reich, F. K. Oser & W. G. Scarlett (Eds.), Being human: The case of religion, Vol. 2. Psychological Studies on Transcendence in Spiritual and Religious Development, Pabst Science Publishers, Lengerich, Germany.
    • 1999: Ways religious orientations work: A Polish replication of measurement of religious orientations, The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion. 9(3), 209-228.
Research Keywords
      Measurement, Mental Health and Psychopathology
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
      Religiousness and personality, and social functioning
      Spirituality and development of a man
      Tracing spirituality
      Classics in the psychology of religion
      Seminar (at the School of the Advanced Social Psychology in Warsaw) is: Psychology of individual differences and personality
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at Institution
      M.A., Ph.D.
Languages Spoken
      English, Polish

 

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