Biography

Dr. Islam BORINCA is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Psychology at the University of Limerick (Ireland). He is currently working on a project exploring the value of social solidarity to public adherence to health messaging during COVID19 as part of an HRB-IRC grant awarded to Prof Orla Muldoon. Borinca previously worked as a teaching/research assistant of Psychology and Labor Law at the Centre Emile Bernheim, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels (Belgium), and as a teaching/research assistant of Social Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland) (Apr 2019-Dec 2020). In September 2016, Borinca began his PhD in Social Psychology at the Universities of Geneva and Laussane (Switzerland) as a PhD Scholarship Excellence Recipient on a personal project sponsored by the Swiss Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students. On January 13, 2021, he completed his PhD. Borinca also holds an M.Sc in Counseling and School Psychology as well as a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pristina (Kosovo). Borinca is particularly interested in intra- and intergroup relations and processes, as well as gender studies and health.

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2016 - PhD Scholarship Excellence Recipient

Employment

  • 2021 University of Limerick - Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 2021 Université Libre de Bruxelle - Teaching/Research Assistant
  • 2019 University of Geneva - Teaching/Research Assistant
  • 2015 Centre for Human Services and Development - Psychologist/Therapist

Outreach

  • -TV shows - Online Magazines - Blogs

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021

Men's Discomfort and Anticipated Sexual Misclassification Due to Counter-Stereotypical Behaviors: the Interplay between Traditional Masculinity Norms and Perceived Men's Femininization

Borinca, I., Iacoviello, V., & Valsecchi, G. (2021) Men's Discomfort and Anticipated Sexual Misclassification Due to Counter-Stereotypical Behaviors: the Interplay between Traditional Masculinity Norms and Perceived Men's Femininization. Sex Roles

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2021

Overcoming negative reactions to prosocial intergroup behaviors in post-conflict societies: The power of intergroup apology

Borinca, I., Falomir-Pichastor, J. M., Andrighetto, L., & Halabi, S (2021) Overcoming negative reactions to prosocial intergroup behaviors in post-conflict societies: The power of intergroup apology. Journal Of Experimental Social Psychology

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2021

Meta‐humanization enhances positive reactions to prosocial cross‐group interaction

Borinca, I., Tropp, L. R., & Ofosu, N (2021) Meta‐humanization enhances positive reactions to prosocial cross‐group interaction. British Journal Of Social Psychology

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2021

Is Traditional Masculinity Still Valued? Men's Perceptions of How Different Reference Groups Value Traditional Masculinity Norms

Iacoviello, V., Valsecchi, G., Berent, J., Borinca, I., & Falomir-Pichastor, J. M. (2021) Is Traditional Masculinity Still Valued? Men's Perceptions of How Different Reference Groups Value Traditional Masculinity Norms. Journal Of Men'S Studies

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2021

Ingroup norms shape understanding of outgroup prosocial behaviors

Borinca, I., Andrighetto, L., Valsecchi, G., & Berent, J (2021) Ingroup norms shape understanding of outgroup prosocial behaviors. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations

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2020

'How can you help me if you are not from here?' Helper's familiarity with the context shapes interpretations of prosocial intergroup behaviors

Borinca, I., Falomir-Pichastor, J. M., & Andrighetto, L (2020) 'How can you help me if you are not from here?' Helper's familiarity with the context shapes interpretations of prosocial intergroup behaviors. Journal Of Experimental Social Psychology

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2020

Outgroup prejudice and perceptions of prosocial intergroup behaviors

Borinca, I., Falomir‐Pichastor, J. M., Andrighetto, L., & Durante, F (2020) Outgroup prejudice and perceptions of prosocial intergroup behaviors. European Journal Of Social Psychology

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2020

Beyond direct contact: The theoretical and societal relevance of indirect contact for improving intergroup relations

White, F. A., Borinca, I., Vezzali, L., Reynolds, K. J., Blomster Lyshol, J. K., Verrelli, S., & Falomir-Pichastor, J. M (2020) Beyond direct contact: The theoretical and societal relevance of indirect contact for improving intergroup relations. Journal Of Social Issues

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2020

Gay-gender expression and attitudes toward gay people: The moderating role of perceived men's feminization

Valsecchi, G., Iacoviello, V., Berent, J., Anderson, J. R., Borinca, I., & Falomir-Pichastor, J. M (2020) Gay-gender expression and attitudes toward gay people: The moderating role of perceived men's feminization. United States Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity

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2018

Challenging predictions between affective temperaments, depression and anxiety in a Kosovo student community sample

Shahini, M., Shala, M., Xhylani, P., Gashi, S., Borinca, I., & Erfurth, A (2018) Challenging predictions between affective temperaments, depression and anxiety in a Kosovo student community sample. International Journal Of Psychiatry In Clinical Practice

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2016

Social Exclusion and Sexual Objectification Among 18-to 30-Year-Old Men in Kosovo

Borinca, I (2016) Social Exclusion and Sexual Objectification Among 18-to 30-Year-Old Men in Kosovo. United States Sexuality & Culture

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Books

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Book Chapters

2021

La féminisation perçue du rôle des hommes et ses effets sur l'(in)égalité de genre

Valsecchi, G., Iacoviello, V., Borinca, I., Berent, J., Falomir-Pichastor, J.M (2021) La féminisation perçue du rôle des hommes et ses effets sur l'(in)égalité de genre. Belgium : De Boeck Supérieur Psychologie du sexisme Des stéréotypes de genre au harcèlement sexuel

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Other Publications

2021

DO YOU KNOW WHAT MAKES A MAN?

Islam Borinca (2021) DO YOU KNOW WHAT MAKES A MAN?. United States : Character & Context

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2020

Social Cohesion and Outgroup Prosocial Behaviors

Islam Borinca, Juan M. Falomir-Pichastor (2020) Social Cohesion and Outgroup Prosocial Behaviors. : National Center of Competence in Research – The Migration-Mobility Nexus

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