hermann swart

Social Psychologist

Hermann Swart

Personal Profile

I am a Social Psychologist at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, specializing in research on intergroup contact and prejudice reduction in post-conflict societies. Read more


  • Rhodes Scholar (2004)
  • Doctorate (Oxford)
  • Publications: 19
  • Google Citations: 1549
  • Google h-Index: 12
  • Curriculum Vitae

Career Profile

I am a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychology at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. I am involved in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as... Read more


  • Social Psychology of Intergroup Relations
  • Group Processes
  • Cross-cultural Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics


  • Intergroup Contact and Prejudice Reduction
  • Intergroup Emotions
  • Interpersonal Friendships
  • Advanced Multivariate Data Analyses

Research Expertise

  • Cross-sectional
  • Longitudinal
  • Multi-level
  • Experimental
  • Structural Equation Modelling


I have published empirical research, reviews, and commentaries in various international journals, including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , Journal of Personality and Social Psychology , Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin , British Journal of Social Psychology, Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology , and Journal of Social Issues.View my publications list

Contact Me

You can contact me via email hswart@sun.ac.za or View alternative contact details