Anatolia Batruch, PhD
Lecturer in Social Psychology
Anatolia Batruch is a Researcher and Lecturer at the Social Psychology Lab, University of Lausanne
Her research interests include: the psychology of social class, intergroup relations, and social class inequalities in school
On this website you will find her CV, publications, and more on her current projects.
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Her work focuses on the structural barriers to social class equality in school as well as on the psychological consequences of belonging to a social class.
She received a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Ambizione grant (2024-2028) and will soon join the LIVES Centre as an Ambizione Lecturer to develop her work on social class and intergoup relations.
She is currently working on a project for which she was also granted a SNSF grant: “Advancing the Psychology of Social Class: large-scale replication in four countries”.
She is also part of an interdisciplinary research team working on the PROFAN project: a large-scale three-wave experimental study conducted in France to study the effects of jigsaw puzzle classrooms.
Batruch, A., Jetten, J., van de Werfhorst, H., Darnon, C., & Butera, F. (2022). Belief in school meritocracy and the legitimation of social and income inequalities. Social Psychological and Personality Science. PDF
Batruch, A.*, Autin, F.*, & Sommet, N.* (2022). Advancing the psychology of social class with large- scale replications in four countries. Accepted as a registered Report (Stage 1-in principle Acceptance) in Nature Human Behaviour. PDF
Batruch, A., Autin, F., Bataillard, F., & Butera, F. (2019). School selection and the social class divide: How tracking contributes to the reproduction of inequalities. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45, 477–470. PDF