Recent Journal Publications

This is a list of recent journal publications from the lab PI (Dr. Laurie O’Brien). To see a complete list, please check out her Google Scholor.

Bold: Lab Member; Underline: Graduate Student; Underline*: Undergraduate Student

O’Brien, L. T., & Merritt, S. K. (2022). Attributions to discrimination against Black victims in a multiracial society: isolating the effect of perpetrator group membership. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 146167220988372.

Merritt, S. K., O’Brien, L. T.,& Ruscher, J. B. (2021). Creating Clever Internet Memes Perpetuates Offensiveness. Western Journal of Communication, 1-16.

Merritt, S. K., Hitti, A., Van Camp, A. R., Shaffer, E., Sanchez, M. H., & O’Brien, L. T. (2021). Maximizing the impact of exposure to scientific role models: Testing an intervention to increase science identity among adolescent girls. Journal of Applied Social Psychology51(7), 667-682.

Moss, A. J., Fitzpatrick, J., & O’Brien, L. T. (2020). Attributions for Atheism: Perceptions that Atheism is a Choice are Associated with Prejudice against Atheists among Christians, but Not Jews or Nonbelievers. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 1-19.

O’Brien, L. T., Garcia, D. M., Blodorn, A., Adams, G., Hammer, E., & Gravelin, C. (2020). An educational intervention to improve women’s academic STEM outcomes: Divergent effects on well-represented vs. underrepresented minority women. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology26(2), 163-168.

Simon, S., Magaldi, M.*, & O’Brien, L.T. (2019). Empathy vs. Evidence: Does Perspective-Taking for a Discrimination Claimant Bias Judgments of Institutional Sexism? Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.

Van Camp, A. R., Gilbert, P. N., & O’Brien, L. T. (2019). Testing the effects of a role model intervention on women’s STEM outcomes. Social Psychology of Education22(3), 649-671.

Simon, S., Moss, A., & O’Brien, L.T. (2019). Pick Your Perspective: Racial-Group Membership and Judgments of Intent, Harm, and Discrimination. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 22, 215-232.

Moss, A., Blodorn, A., Van Camp, A., & O’Brien, L.T. (2019). Gender Equality, Value Violations, and Prejudice Toward Muslims. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 22, 288-301.

O’Brien, L.T., Hitti, A., Schaffer, E., Van Camp, A., Gilbert, P., & Henry, D. (2017). Improving girls’ sense of fit in science: Increasing the impact of role models. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 301-309.

Blodorn, A., O’Brien, L.T., Cheryan, S., & Vick, S.B. (2016). Perceptions of racism in Katrina related events: Understanding racial differences in perceptions of racism. Social Justice Research, 29, 139-158. 

O’Brien, L.T., Garcia, D.M., Adams, G., Villalobos, J.G., Hammer, E., & Gilbert, P. (2015). The threat of sexism in a STEM educational setting: Moderating impacts of ethnicity and legitimacy beliefs. Social Psychology of Education, 18, 667-684.