We invite our reading community to come along as we take a deeper look at Between Us: How Cultures Create Emotions and learn more about author Batja Mesquita through this live-streamed interview.
In this series, we invite our reading community to come along as we take a deeper look at new books and learn more about their authors through live-streamed interviews.
This interview with Batja Mesquita was conducted by our Managing Director Sally Haldorson on July 28th. Here is the full video of that interview.
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ABOUT BATJA MESQUITA
Batja Mesquita is a social psychologist, an affective scientist, and a pioneer of cultural psychology. She is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Leuven, Belgium, where she studies the role of culture in emotions, and of emotions in culture and society. Mesquita spent her postdoctoral years at the University of Michigan, where she was part of the "culture and cognition group" that played a key role in the start of cultural psychology. She is director of the Center for Social and Cultural Psychology in Leuven.