Gordon Sammut is Associate Professor of Social Psychology at the Department of Criminology, University of Malta and Visiting Fellow at the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science, London School of Economics & Political Science. He has worked and published extensively in the field of social representations and intercultural relations. He has examined a number of doctoral theses and participated in various national and international projects concerning the field of immigration and intergroup relations in European societies. He is presently directing the National Safety and Security Monitor, funded by the Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security in Malta. His research interests focus on the role of social representations in framing legally contested social behaviours, interobjective relations, social influence, and intercultural issues in migration. He has served as Editor of Papers on Social Representations and Associate Editor of Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology.