Dr. Victor Sojo

Dr. Victor Sojo

Dr. Victor Sojo is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Workplace Leadership in the Department of Management and Marketing, FBE.

He works in several diversity and gender equality research projects with industry partners and speaks extensively about his research at academic conferences and industry events. He is currently conducting research on perceptions of power, essentialist beliefs, and discrimination of women in occupational settings, about women in leadership and on the impact of harmful workplace behaviours against women at work. In addition to his position as a Research Fellow, he is a Lecturer in Leadership for Strategic Advantage and Quantitative Methods.

Prior to joining the CWL, Victor was a Research Fellow and Research Manager at the Centre for Ethical Leadership, a Lecturer in research methods in psychology at the Central University of Venezuela, and worked as a researcher for the KidsMatter Project at the Australian Psychological Society. He has also worked as project manager in organisational development consulting for mining and energy corporations, financial and legal services firms and government departments in Australia and Venezuela.

Victor completed his PhD in Psychology at the University of Melbourne, working on human resilience to stress, positive emotions, and health. He undertook a Master of Science in Health Psychology, researching the impact of risk and protective factors on the health of unemployed individuals at the Simon Bolivar University, in Venezuela, and completed a Bachelor of Science in Industrial / Organisational Psychology (Magna Cum Laude) at the Central University of Venezuela.