researcher

Geertje Schuitema

School of Business

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Email: geertje.schuitema@ucd.ie

Biography

I am a Lecturer in Consumer Behaviour and Technology Adoption at UCD's College of Business. Prior to joining UCD, I received my MSc and PhD degrees in Social and Behavioural Sciences from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. After my PhD, I was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Transport Research, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom (April 2009 - Dec 2010) and at the faculty of Business and Social Sciences at Aarhus University, Denmark (Jan 2011 - July 2014). 


My joint appointment with the School of Business and the Energy Institute is part of UCD's strategy to lay the foundations for a truly interdisciplinary programme in Energy & Environment. I am Principal Investigator in UCD's Energy Institute, as Funded Investigator of the Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences, Funded Investigator of the Energy Systems Integration Partnership Programme (ESIPP), Academic collaborator of the Sustainable Electrical Energy Systems Strategic (SEES) Research Cluster and Academic collaborator of the Centre for Business and Society (CeBaS).

Professional

 

Associations

Association: Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (iCRAG), Function/Role: Funded Investigator (2017 - present)
Association: UCD's Energy Institute, Function/Role: Principal Investigator (2014 - present)
Association: UCD's Research Centre for Business And Society (CeBaS), Function/Role: Member
Association: Sustainable Electrical Energy Systems Strategic (SEES) Research Cluster, Function/Role: Academic collaborator (2014 - present)
Association: Platform for Energy Research in the SOcio_economic Nexus (PERSON), Function/Role: Core member (2014 - Present)
Association: Environmental Division of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP), Function/Role: member
Association: International Association for Research in Economic Psychology (IAREP), Function/Role: member
Association: Virtual Community of Sustainability and Consumption, Function/Role: member
         

Employment

Employer: University College Dublin, Ireland (2014-present)
Position: Assistant Professor
Employer: Aarhus University, Denmark (2014-2015)
Position: External Lecturer
Employer: Aarhus University, Denmark (2011-2014)
Position: Research Fellow
Employer: University of Aberdeen (2009-2010)
Position: Research Fellow
Employer: University of Groningen, the Netherlands (2008-2009)
Position: Demonstrator
Employer: University of Groningen, the Netherlands (2008)
Position: Researcher
       

Journals Edited

Journal Of Consumer Behaviour: Co-Editor.
Frontiers In Psychology: Editorial Board member.
 

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Schuitema, G. & Jakobsson Bergstad, C. (2012) 'Acceptability of environmental policies' In: L. Steg, A.E. van den Berg & J.I.M. de Groot (eds). Environmental Psychology: An introduction. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell (Second edition in press). , pp.255-266 [Details]
Schuitema, G., Ubbels, B., Steg, L., & Verhoef, E. (2008) 'Public acceptability of a kilometer charge' In: E. Verhoef, M.C.J. Bliemer, L. Steg, & B. van Wee (eds). Road pricing in transport: A multi-disciplinary perspective. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar. , pp.209-226 [Details]
Steg, L; Tillema, T; Van Wee, B; Schuitema, G. (2008) 'Firm's perception and acceptance of transport pricing' In: E. Verhoef; M.C.J. Bliemer; L. Steg; B. van Wee (eds). Road pricing in transport: A multi-disciplinary perspective. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar. , pp.250-269 [Details]
Steg, L. & Schuitema, G. (2007) 'Behavioural responses to transport pricing: A theoretical analysis' In: T. Gärling & L. Steg (eds). Threats to the quality of urban life from car traffic: Problems, causes, and solutions. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. , pp.347-366 [Details]
Schuitema, G. & Steg, L (2005) 'Percepties van energieverbruik van huishoudelijke apparaten' In: A.E.Bronner, P. Dekker, E. de Leeuw, K. de Ruyter, A. Smidts, & J. E. Wieringa (eds). Ontwikkelingen in het marktonderzoek, jaarboek 2005. Haarlem, Netherlands: De Vrieseborch. , pp.165-180 [Details]
Schuitema, G (2003) 'Pricing policies in transport' In: L. Hendrickx, W. Jager, & L. Steg (eds). Human decision making and environmental perception. Groningen, Netherlands: University of Groningen. , pp.203-222 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Rodriguez-Sanchez, C., Schuitema, G., Claudy, M., & Sancho-Esper, F. (2018) 'How trust and emotions influence policy acceptance: The case of the Irish water charges'. British Journal of Social Psychology, 57 :610-629. [DOI] [Details]
Sintov, N.D., & Schuitema, G. (2018) 'Odd couple or perfect pair? Tensions and recommendations for social scientist-industry partnerships in energy research'. Energy Policy, 117 :247-251. [DOI] [Details]
Perlaviciute, G.,Schuitema, G., Devine-Wright, P., & Ram, B. (2018) 'At the heart of becoming more sustainable: The public acceptability of energy projects'. IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 16 (1):49-55. [DOI] [Details]
Schuitema, G., Steg, L., & O'Malley, M (2018) 'Guest editorial: Consumer behaviour. Why engineers need to read about it'. IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 16 (1):14-18. [DOI] [Details]
Schuitema, G., & Sintov, N.D. (2017) 'Should we quit our jobs? Challenges, barriers and recommendations for interdisciplinary energy research'. Energy Policy, 101 :246-250. [DOI] [Details]
Schuitema, G., Ryan, L., & Aravena, C. (2017) 'The consumer's role in flexible energy systems: an interdisciplinary approach to changing consumers' behaviour'. IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 15 (1):53-60. [DOI] [Details]
Barrios-O'Neill, D., & Schuitema, G. (2016) 'Online engagement for sustainable energy projects: A Systematic review and framework for integration'. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 54 :1611-1621. [DOI] [Details]
Nilsson, A., Schuitema, G., Bergstad Jakobsson, C., Martinsson, J., & Thorson, M. (2016) 'The road to acceptance: Attitude change before and after the implementation of a congestion tax'. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 46 :1-9. [DOI] [Details]
Loebnitz, N., Schuitema, G., & Grunert, K.G. (2015) 'Who buys oddly shaped food and why? Impacts of food shape abnormality and organic labeling on purchase intentions'. Psychology and Marketing, 32 (4):408-421. [DOI] [Details]
Schuitema, G. and de Groot, J.I.M. (2015) 'Green consumerism: The influence of product attributes and values on purchasing intentions'. Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 14 (1):57-69. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Broman-Toft, M., Schuitema, G., & Thøgersen, J. (2014) 'Responsible technology acceptance: Model development and application to consumer acceptance of Smart Grid technology'. Applied Energy, 134 :392-400. [DOI] [Details]
Broman-Toft, M., Schuitema, G., & Thøgersen, J. (2014) 'The Importance of Framing for Consumer Acceptance of the Smart Grid: A Comparative Study of Denmark, Norway and Switzerland'. Energy Research and Social Science, 3 :113-123. [DOI] [Details]
Schuitema, G., Anable, J., Skippon, S.,& Kinnear, N. (2013) 'The role of instrumental, hedonic and symbolic attributes in the intention to adopt electric vehicles'. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 48 :39-49. [DOI] [Details]
De Groot, J.I.M, & Schuitema, G. (2012) 'How to make the unpopular popular? Policy characteristics, social norms and the acceptability of environmental policies'. Environmental Science and Policy, 19/ 20 :100-107. [DOI] [Details]
Schuitema, G., Steg, L., & Van Kruining, M. (2011) 'When are transport pricing policies fair and acceptable?'. Social Justice Research, 24 :66-84. [DOI] [Details]
Schuitema, G., Steg, L., & Forward, S. (2010) 'Explaining differences in acceptability before and acceptance after the implementation of a congestion charge in Stockholm'. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 44 :99-109. [DOI] [Details]
Schuitema, G., Steg, L., & Rothengatter, J.A. (2010) 'The acceptability, personal outcome expectations and expected effects of transport pricing policies'. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 30 :587-593. [DOI] [Details]
Schuitema, G., & Steg, L. (2008) 'The role of revenue use in the acceptability of transport pricing policies'. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 11 :221-231. [DOI] [Details]
Gärling, T. & Schuitema, G. (2007) 'Effectiveness, public acceptability, and political feasibility of policy measures to change demand for private car use'. Journal of Social Issues, 63 :139-153. [DOI] [Details]
Schuitema, G., Steg, L., & Vlek, C.A.J. (2007) 'Are pricing policies effective in changing car use?'. IATSS Research, 31 :21-31. [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

Schuitema, G. & Steg, L. (2011) 'Een psychologisch perspectief op prijsbeleid in verkeer en vervoer: een terug- en vooruitblik na 7 jaar (A psychological perspective on pricing policies in transport: a review and preview after 7 years)' Tijdschrift Vervoerswetenschap 46 :122-123. [Details]
Steg, L., Verhoef, E., Bliemer, M., Joksimovic, D., Schuitema, G., Tillema, T., Ubbels, B., Van Amelsfort, D., & Van Wee, B. (2006) 'Een multidisciplinair perspectief op prijsbeleid in verkeer en vervoer (A multidisciplinairy perspective on pricing policies in transport)' Tijdschrift Vervoerswetenschap 42 :26-33. [Details]
Steg, L. & Schuitema, G. (2003) 'Een psychologisch perspectief op prijsbeleid in verkeer en vervoer (A psychological perspective on pricing policies in transport)' Tijdschrift Vervoerswetenschap 39 :23-28. [Details]
                                                                                                                                         

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