Dr Marek Palace

School of Psychology

I am willing to consider supervising PhD students. Please email me for more details.


University of Lancaster, United Kingdom, PhD

Journal article

Palasinski M, Brown W, Shortland N, Riggs D, Chen M, Bowman-Grieve L. 2021. Masculinity, Injury and Death – Exploring Anti-Knife-carrying Messages Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36 :163-182 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Alison L, Shortland N, Palasinski M, Humann M. 2021. Imagining grim stories to reduce redundant deliberation in critical incident decision-making Public Money and Management, DOI

Friend C, Bowman-Grieve L, Kavanagh J, Palace M. 2020. Fighting Cybercrime: A Review of the Irish Experience International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 14 :383-399 Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Collins H, Harrison P, Palasinski M. 2020. Out of the shadows: A young woman's journey from hiding to celebrating her identity The Qualitative Report, 25 :1-18 Publisher Url Public Url

Shortland N, Nader E, Thompson L, Palasinski M. 2020. Is Extreme in the Eye of the Beholder? An Experimental Assessment of Extremist Cognitions Journal of Interpersonal Violence, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Bowman-Grieve L, Palasinski M, Shortland N. 2019. Psychology perspectives on community vengeance as a terrorist motivator Safer Communities, 18 :81-93 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Brown W, Palasinski M. 2019. Examining the dark tetrad and its links to cyberbullying Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 22 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Shortland ND, Palasinski M. 2019. Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Which Is the Most Convincing of Them All? Exploring Anti-Domestic Violence Posters. J Interpers Violence, 34 :1755-1771 DOI Author Url Public Url

Shortland ND, Nader E, Sari H, Palasinski M, Hilland C. 2019. Murder on Maneuver: Exploring green-on-blue attacks in Afghanistan Armed Forces and Society, 45 :368-388 DOI Author Url Public Url

Alison L, Palasinski M, Waring S, Humphrey A, Humann M, Shortland N, Bowman Grieve L. 2018. Between a rock and a hard place of geopolitically sensitive threats – critical incidents and decision inertia Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 10 :207-224 DOI Public Url

Palasinski M, Shortland N, Humann M, Bowman-Grieve L, Gallova V. 2018. Anxiety about Digital Security and Terrorism and Support for Counter-terror Measures Safer Communities, 17 :156-166 DOI Public Url

Palasinski M, Bowman-Grieve L. 2017. Tackling cyber-terrorism: Balancing surveillance with counter-communication SECURITY JOURNAL, 30 :556-568 DOI Author Url Public Url

Palasinski M, Shortland N. 2017. Factors behind support for harsher punishments for common and uncommon offenders Safer Communities, 16 :55-63 DOI Public Url

Palasinski M, Zhang L, Ingale S, Hanlon C. 2016. Gangs in Asia: China and India Asian Social Science, 12 :141-145 DOI Public Url

Palasinski M, Shortland N. 2016. Individual determinants of punitive attitudes towards sexual and domestic abuse offenders Safer Communities, 15 :125-133 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Cartledge S, Bowman-Grieve L, Palasinski M. 2015. The Mechanisms of Moral Disengagement in George W. Bush’s ‘War on Terrorism’ Rhetoric. The Qualitative Report, 20 :1905-1921 Public Url

Alison L, Power N, Heuvel C, Humann M, Palasinski M, Crego J. 2015. Decision inertia: deciding between least worst outcomes in emergency responses to disasters Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 88 :295-321 DOI Public Url

Palasinski M, Seol KO. 2015. Examination of Religious Identity Metastereotypes When Defying Its Relevant Source Through Out-Group Helping PSYCHOLOGY OF RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY, 7 :80-U95 DOI Author Url

Palasinski M, Granat J, Seol KO, Bowman-Grieve L. 2014. Social categorization and right-wing authoritarianism in reporting potential terrorist threats in cyberspace COMPUTERS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOR, 36 :76-81 DOI Author Url

Palasinski M, Svoboda S. 2014. Reducing the risk of insurance fraud by appearances of online surveillance PSYCHOLOGY CRIME & LAW, 20 :821-832 DOI Author Url

Fujiwala S, Palasinski M, Shortland N. 2014. The basic determinants of perceived increase in violent, sexual and benefit fraud crimes. Safer Communities, 4 :180-188 DOI

Palasinski M, Riggs D, Allison L. 2013. Can Computer-Mediated Communication Increase Adolescents' Sexually Risky Behaviors? Comment AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGIST, 68 :887-888 DOI Author Url

Palasinski M. 2013. The impact of downsizing and efficiency measures on anti-fraud resources Qualitative Report, 18

Palasinski M. 2013. Security, respect and culture in British teenagers' discourses of knife-carrying Safer Communities, 12 :71-78 DOI

Palasinski M. 2013. Turning Assault into a "Harmless Prank"-Teenage Perspectives on Happy Slapping JOURNAL OF INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE, 28 :1909-1923 DOI Author Url

Palasinski M. 2012. The roles of monitoring and cyberbystanders in reducing sexual abuse COMPUTERS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOR, 28 :2014-2022 DOI Author Url

Palasinski M, Riggs DW. 2012. Young White British Men and Knife-Carrying in Public: Discourses of Masculinity, Protection and Vulnerability CRITICAL CRIMINOLOGY, 20 :463-476 DOI Author Url

Palasinski M. 2012. Online Security and Cyberbystander Relations in Mobilizing Sex Abuse Intervention CYBERPSYCHOLOGY BEHAVIOR AND SOCIAL NETWORKING, 15 :551-554 DOI Author Url

Palasinski M. 2012. Implications of urban adolescent discourses of (un)happy slapping Safer Communities, 11 :159-164 DOI

Palasinski M, Abell J, Levine M. 2012. Intersectionality of ethno-cultural identities and construal of distant suffering outgroups Qualitative Report, 17

Palasinski M, Riggs D, Zebialowicz A. 2011. 'You don't do it in public': Racism, respectability and responsibility in Celebrity Big Brother Celebrity Studies, 2 :164-177 DOI

Riggs DW, Palasinski M. 2011. TACKLING KNIFE VIOLENCE Young men view things differently BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 342 DOI Author Url

Palasinski M. 2011. The experiment-based knew-it-all-along effect in the qualitative light of narrativity Qualitative Report, 16 :441-463

Zebialowicz A, Palasinski M. 2010. Probing Racial Dilemmas in the Bluest Eye with the Spyglass of Psychology Journal of African American Studies, 14 :220-233

Palasinski M. 2009. Testing assumptions about naivety in insurance fraud PSYCHOLOGY CRIME & LAW, 15 :547-553 DOI Author Url

Dymkowski M, Domin M, Marszalek S, Palasinski M. 2007. The effect of outcome knowledge on judgment: hindsight bias among historians Polish Psychological Bulletin, 38 :24-31

Morgan R, Alison L, Palace M, Shortland N, Humann M. The Effects of Intelligence and Personality on Performance in Simulated Interrogation Scenarios Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, DOI Public Url


Palasinski M, Montague J. 2016. Gangs and Gender. Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Palasinski M, Bignel S. 2014. Seeking Patterns of Digital Deception (pp. 259-267). In M. Khosorow-Pour (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Hershey, IGI Global.

Palasinski M. 2009. The Lucifer Effect in the Jedwabne Pogrom? Probing Collective Evilness (pp.159-172). In S. Dam & J. Hall (Eds), Inside and Outside of the Law. Perspectives on Evil, Law and the State. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press.

Palasinski M. 2008. On the hope for the hope for those without hope (pp. 233-243). In R. Green & J. Horrigan (Eds.), Hope. Probing Boundaries, Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press. Author Url


Harding S, Palasinski M. 2016. Global Perspectives on Youth Gang Behavior, Violence, and Weapons Use Hershey: IGI Global DOI

Public engagement:

Liverpool, Research engagement with Aintree University Hospital, collaboration, wider public, Researcher. 2017

Liverpool, Research engagemnt with Merseyside Police and Greater Manchester Police, collaboration, wider public, Researcher. 2015

Research Grants Awarded:

Richard Benjamin Trust, Identifying and Maximizing the Most Persuasive Elements of Anti-knife Messages by Combining Social Psychology with Advanced Computer Graphics Technology, Dr Minsi Chen, Grant value (£): 9900, Duration of research project: 1 year. 2014

The Research for Learning and Teaching Fund, Exploring the persuasiveness of anti-knife messages, Grant value (£): 3790. 2013

Media Coverage:

http://www.channel4.com/news/authorities-not-doing-enough-to-prevent-more-knife-deaths, 'Jail is not a deterrent' in preventing knife crime.

https://beta.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/how-make-anti-knife-campaigns-more-effective, How to make anti-knife campaigns more effective.

Industrial connections:

Aviva Insurance Group.

Barclays Bank.

Tui Group.

Membership of professional bodies:

Chartered Membership (CPsychol) of BPS, British Psychological Society.

Qualified Teacher Status, GeneralTeaching Council for England.


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy.

Sprite+ Expert Fellow, University of Manchester.

Other Professional Activity:

I am willing to consider supervising PhD students. Please email me for more details..