Arik Cheshin - Head of the Lab
Arik Cheshin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Services. His research focuses on the social aspects of emotions in organizations. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Psychology and with a love for research. He completed his graduate work at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, and enjoyed a wonderful postdoc at the University of Amsterdam in the EASI lab. As the head of the research lab he hopes that the lab will help in understanding and solidifying the impactful role emotions play in our world and more specifically in the workplace, while growing a new generation of researchers in the field.
Gal is a B.A sociology and Human Resources student in the two-discipline track. Gal is a lab manager and as part of her role, she works on analyzing interviews with the rest of the team. In her spare time, Gal loves to travel.
Hiba is a PhD student at the department of Human Services. My PhD research focuses on the role of emotions in customer to customer electronic-commerce (C2C). Within this project, we would like to test how an emotional description and references to previous ownership shape critical processes of developing trust and affect in e-commerce C2C which in part, might influence consumer purchasing intention and the value attributed to a used item.
Sorin is an M.A. graduate in Human Services department (B.A. in the same field). His thesis deals with the interpersonal emotion regulation in service teams. His field of interest is emotions in the workplace. He is working on further expanding the research of his thesis to make it publishable. In the lab, Sorin is a researcher and the “techie guy”. Outside the lab, Sorin works as the Head of Networks and Operations Team in the Library.”
Amit is a PhD student in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Haifa. His doctoral research focuses on finding biological and objective markers that might predict the quality of the bond formed between therapist and patient during treatment. Additionally, he loves sports badly and is interested in the emotional aspect of it. In his study, he wishes to test if emotional inappropriateness is used as a Strategic Advantage. In his spare time, Amit loves to run and cook. Not simultaneously.
B.A student in sociology and human services.
Focused and responsible for research in Rambam Hospital.
Sara willy is a student at the University of Haifa, she is studying BA in Political Science and Human Services.
Tasneem Abu Elhija
Tasneem is a B.A student in the Department of Sociology and Human Services at the University of Haifa. She is a research assistant to Dr. Arik Cheshin and takes an active part in missions related to his research.
Noy was the first lab manager, who helped form the lab! She completed her BA in psychology at The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC). She later went on to study Holocaust Studies in the Weiss-Livnat International MA Program at the University of Haifa. She is currently studying for her MA in clinical psychology at Reichman University.