Official Title: Assistant Professor | Programme Coordinator for the Bachelor of Psychology

Faculty: 健康科學學院


Short Bio

Maria Rita Silva (Assistant Professor) is a Master's in Social and Organizational Psychology and has a Ph.D. in Human Resources Management and Development from ISCTE- Lisbon University Institute. Her Ph.D. investigated how people from different cultures develop perceptions about how fairly they are treated at work. Has been teaching modules in the areas of Cross-cultural research, Gender studies, Research Methods, Statistics, Organisational Psychology, among others. Other than her research related to organizational justice, well-being, and cross-cultural issues, recently, Maria Rita Silva has been appointed as Chair of USJ's Green Committee, working in the area of sustainability and coordinating the contributions of USJ in tackling the UN Sustainable Development Goals.


Roque, H. C., Silva, M. R., Ramos, M., & Caetano, A. (2017). Valores societais em Portugal: Replicação do Projeto Globe 17 anos depois e implicações para a gestão. International Journal of Marketing, Communication and New Media. 5(9), 24-42.

Silva, M. R., & Caetano, A. (2016) Organizational justice across cultures: A review of four decades of research and directions for the future. Social Justice Research, 29(3), 257-287. 

Silva, M. R.; Roque, H. C., & Caetano, A. (2015). Culture in Angola: Insights for Human Resources management. Cross-cultural Management: An International Journal, 22(2), 166-186. 

Silva, M. R., Caetano, A. (2014). Distributive and interactional organizational justice between the years 2000 and 2008: What changes and what remains the same? Journal of Organizational Change Management, 27(1), 23-40. 

Silva, M. R., Caetano, A., & Zhou, Q., (2012). (In)Justice context and work satisfaction: The mediating role of justice judgments. International Journal of Business Science & Applied Management, 7 (1) 15-2 


Year 1 Master
Year 2 Bachelor
3 credits
Year 3 Bachelor
Year 4 Bachelor
5 credits