DCU Business School

Dr Janine Bosak


Name: Dr Janine Bosak
Department: DCUBS
Work Area: HR Management Group
Role: Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology
Phone Number: Ext. 6967
Email Address:
Room: Q312

Biographical Details

Janine Bosak is a Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology and Director of Doctoral Studies at Dublin City University Business School. She completed her PhD with summa cum laude (high distinction) at the Department for Psychology, University of Bern (Switzerland). During her doctorate, Janine worked at the Northwestern University (USA) and at the University of Cambridge (UK) as a visiting research scholar and Marie Curie Fellow. Prior to joining DCU, she was a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the Universities of Bern and Fribourg in Switzerland. Janine is a Deputy Director of the LInK Research Institute (Diversity, Engagement and Wellbeing) and her research interests are at the interface of organisational and social psychology. Janine has published in journals such as Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, British Journal of Management, British Journal of Social Psychology, and the European Journal of Social Psychology. Her research programme has attracted several fellowships and grants from funding bodies such as the European Science Foundation (ESF), Swiss National Foundation (SNF), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the Society of Personality & Social Psychology (SPSP). Janine received an award of excellence from the University of Bern for her PhD thesis entitled The Impact of Shifting Standards on Inferences from Roles to Traits: An Empirical Re-Examination of the Social Role Theory. Other awards for her research include the National Young Scientist Research Award, Emerald/IACMR Award, and the DCU Early Career Start Award. Janine is a member of the Academy of Management, the European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology, the Swiss Association of Psychology, and the European Association of Social Psychology. She is also a trained coach who advances the systemic and solution-focused approach to coaching.