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Dr Lohyd Terrier

Dr Lohyd Terrier


PhD in Social Psychology, University of Provence


Associate Professor

Teaching Subject(s)

Influence & Leadership: Negotiation & Communication

Area of expertise

Applied psychology
Environmental Psychology
Organizational behavior

Short Bio

Dr Loyhd Terrier joined the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in 2008 as Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, before being promoted as Associate Professor in 2018 . He received a MSc in Work and Organizational Psychology and a PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Provence. He has taught courses in Human Behavior and Performance, Influence and Leadership, Organizational Psychology, Research Methods, Social Psychology, and Interpersonal Relations.


Terrier, L., Varga, P. Scaroni, A., & Zizka, L. (2020). To go or not to go, that is the question: Using social influence to reduce hot beverage cup waste, Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 23 (4), 350-357. https://doi.org/10.1080/15378020.2020.1768041
Fernandez, S., Dufour, F., Costa, V., de Boer, C., Terrier, L., & Golay, P. (2020). Increasing tips in less than two hours: Impact of a training intervention on the amount of tips received by restaurant employees. Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 61(1), 98-107. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1938965519863297
Terrier, L., Rech, A., Marfaing, B., & Fernandez, S. (2018). How to deal with amotivated students? Using commitment to reduce amotivation as applied to hospitality training. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Education, 30(1), 11-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/10963758.2017.1413379
Kim, S., Fernandez, S., & Terrier, L. (2017). Procrastination, personality traits, and academic performance: When active and passive procrastination tell a different story. Personality and Individual Differences, 108, 154-157. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2016.12.021
Fernandez, S., Stosic, G., & Terrier, L. (2017). Does your résumé photograph tell who you are? Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 186-189. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2016.08.006
Terrier, L., Kim, S., & Fernandez, S. (2016). Who are the good organizational citizens for the environment? An examination of the predictive validity of personality traits. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 48, 185-190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2016.10.005
Terrier, L., & Jaquinet, A.-L. (2016). Food-Wine Pairing Suggestions as a Risk Reduction Strategy: Reducing Risk and Increasing Wine by the Glass Sales in the Context of a Swiss Restaurant. Psychological Reports, 119(1), 174-180. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0033294116659113
Terrier, L., & Marfaing, B. (2015). Using social norms and commitment to promote pro-environmental behavior among hotel guests. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 44, 10-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2015.09.001
Terrier, L., & Marfaing, B. (2015). Using binding communication to promote conservation among hotel guests. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 74(3), 169-175. https://doi.org/10.1024/1421-0185/a000160
Terrier, L., Marfaing, B., & Boldi, M-O. (2013). Door-in-the-face: Is it really necessary that both requests be made by the same requester? Psychological Reports, 113(2), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.2466%2F17.07.PR0.113x25z7
Laaroussi, S., & Terrier, L. (2012). Frequency and magnitude of emotional descriptors of hospitality customer reviews: an index validation. Proceedings of EuroCHRIE (pp. 212-225).
Terrier, L., Joule, R. V., & Marfaing, B. (2011). Requester’s acceptance and non-acceptance of the refusal of the initial request: How to improve the door-in-the-face effects? Current Research in Social Psychology, 17(1), 1-9.

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