Researcher biography

Pablo is a Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Bío-Bío, Chile, and also a Postdoctoral Research Fellow ANID, Visiting Academic Fellow in the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland. Dr Alcota focuses on Latin American Social Psychology and Political Psychology perspectives, specializing in Indigenous studies, social identity-memory, critical perspectives and qualitative research. He has worked directly in the social and legal fields associated with mental health, is author of many research publications and has presented his work on social and political determinants of mental health and well-being in systematically excluded groups in Latin America at disciplinary and multidisciplinary conferences. Currently his research at UQ is on the impact of disasters on Indigenous peoples and the working class.