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Diversity-Related Research

Psychology Research Labs with a Diversity and Inclusion Focus

Development and Psychopathology Lab


Georgia Attitude, Bias and Behavior Acquisition (GABBA) Lab

Lavner Lab



Psychology Research Publications and Presentations Related to Diversity and Inclusion

Ahmed, A.O., Kirkpatrick, B., Galderisi, S., Mucci, A., Rossi, A., Bertolino, A., Rocca, P., … Strauss, G.P. (in press). Cross-cultural validation of the five-factor model of negative symptoms in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin.

Aikens, M. L., Robertson, M., Sadselia, S., Watkins, K., Evans, M., Runyon, C. R., Eby, L. T., & Dolan, E. L. (2017). Race and gender differences in undergraduate research mentoring structures and research outcomes. CBE: Life Sciences Education, 16(2).

Allen, T.D., French, K. A., Dumani, S., & Shockley, K.M. (2015). Meta-analysis of work-family conflict mean differences. Does national context matter? Journal of Vocational Behavior, 90, 90-100.

Are, F., & Shaffer, A. (2016). Influence of gender, racial identity, and racial socialization on

parental emotion socialization practices. Poster presented at the special topics meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development: Babies, Boys, and Men of Color, Tampa, FL.

Baranik, L. E., Hurst, C. S., & Eby, L. E. (2018). The stigma of being a refugee: A mixed-method study of refugees’ experiences of vocational stress. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 105, 116-130.

Beasley, M., Sabatinelli, D., & Obasi, E. (2012). Neuroimaging evidence for social rank theory. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 123, 1-3.

Berke, D. S., Wilson, L., Mouilso, E., Speir, Z., & Zeichner, A. (2015). Isolating the gendered component of men's physical aggression: The role of conformity to masculine norms, gender role conflict, and trait agreeableness. Sex Roles, 72, 509-520.

Bradley, M. M., Codispoti, M., Sabatinelli, D., & Lang, P. J. (2001). Emotion and motivation II: Sex differences in picture processing. Emotion, 1, 300-319.

Byars, H., Jordan, K., Brock, N., & vanDellen, M. (2012). Implicit and explicit racial attitudes and preference for interracial dating. Journal of Interpersonal Relations, Intergroup Relations and Identity, 5, 60-67.

Doyle, P.C. & Graham, A.R. (2019, February). Broadcast yourself: Coming out to a large YouTube audience. Poster presented at the Self and Identity Preconference at the 20th annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Portland, OR.

Doyle, P.C., Huffman, A.H., Albritton, M.D., & Fleming, L.M. (2018, August). Transgender truths: Media portrayals of transgender employment concerns. Poster for the American Psychological Association 2018 Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Doyle, P.C. (2018, March). “You have inspired me even more to come out”: A latent semantic analysis of LGBT/queer identity narratives from YouTube comments. Poster for the annual Psychology of Media & Technology Preconference at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Atlanta, GA.

Feinstein, B. A., Petruzzella, A., Davila, J., Lavner, J. A., & Hershenberg, R. (accepted). Sharing positive experiences related to one’s sexual orientation: Examining the capitalization process in a sample of gay men. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity.

Filkowski, M.M., Olsen, R.M., Duda, B., Wanger, T.J., & Sabatinelli, D. (2017). Sex differences in emotional perception: Meta-analysis of divergent activation. NeuroImage, 147, 925-933.

Goodie, A.S., He, N., Edmonds, S.B., & Li, H. (2019, November). Cross-cultural comparisons between US and Chinese college students on broad-based probability judgment biases. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Griggs, T. L., Eby, L. T., Maupin, C., Conley, K., Williamson, R., Vande Griek, O., & Clauson, M. (2016). Who are these workers anyway? Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 9, 114-121.

Griggs, T. L., Casper, W. J., & Eby, L. T. (2013). Work, family, and community support as predictors of work-family conflict: A study of low-income workers. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 82, 59-68.

Hammond, B., Curran-Celentano, J., Judd, S., Fuld, K., Krinsky, N. I., Wooten, B.R., Snodderly, D. M. (1996).  Sex differences in macular pigment optical density:  Relation to serum and dietary patterns.  Vision Research, 36, 2001-2012.

Hawkshead, B.E. & Miller, L.S. (2017). Later adulthood and gender. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender, Sage Publications, Los Angeles.

He, N., Goodie, A.S., Li, H., & Edmonds, S.B. (2019, November). Communal and agentic narcissism, and their roles in moral decision making. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Jean, K.R., Lindbergh, C.A., Mewborn, C.M., Robinson, T.L., Gogniat, M.S., Miller, L.S. (2019). Education differentially buffers cognitive performance in Black and White Older Adults. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences.

Lavner, J. A., Barton, A. W., Bryant, C. M., & Beach, S. R. H. (2018). Racial discrimination and relationship functioning among African American couples. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 686-691.

Lavner, J. A., Stansfield, B. K., Beach, S. R. H., Brody, G. H., & Birch, L. L. (2019). Sleep SAAF: A responsive parenting intervention to prevent excessive weight gain and obesity among African American infants. BMC Pediatrics, 19, 224.

McMillan, J., Shockley, K.M., & Carter, D. (2018). Gender differences in SIOP research fellows’ publication networks. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 11(3), 439-448.

Meisel, M.K., He, N., Campbell, W.K., & Goodie, A.S. (2016). Narcissism, overconfidence, and risk taking in U.S. and Chinese student samples. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 47, 385-400.

Metzger, I., Salami, T., Carter, S., Halliday-Boykins, C. A., Anderson R. E., Jernigan, M. M., & Ritchwood, T. (2018). African American emerging adults’ experiences with racial discrimination and drinking habits: The moderating roles of perceived stress. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Mouilso, E. R. & Metzger, I. W. (2018, April). Culturally sensitive assessment and treatment of trauma related symptoms in ethnic minority children and young adults. Continuing education workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Psychological Association, Athens, GA.

Mouilso, E. R., Tuerk, P. W., Schnurr, P. P., & Rauch, S. A. M. (2016). Addressing the gender gap: Prolonged Exposure for PTSD in Veterans. Psychological Services, 13, 308-313.

Nyberg, B., Doyle, P.C., Gilbert, C., & Huffman, A. H. (2019, April). Media (mis)representation of transgender employee experiences. Poster presented at the 34th annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Washington DC.

Petruzzella, A., Feinstein B. A., & Lavner, J. A. (2019). Sexual orientation-related stigma and relationship functioning among female same-sex couples. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 1-12.

Petruzzella, A., Feinstein, B. A., Davila, J., & Lavner, J. A. (2019). Moderators of the association between community connectedness and internalizing symptoms among gay men. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 48, 1519-1528.

Rodriguez, V. J., Shaffer, A., Are, F., Madden, A., Jones, D.L., & Kumar, M. (2019). Identification of differential item functioning by race and ethnicity in the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire. Child Abuse & Neglect, 94, 10430.

Sabatinelli, D., Flaisch, T., Bradley, M. M., Fitzsimmons, J. R., & Lang, P. J. (2004). Affective picture perception: Gender differences in visual cortex? Neuroreport, 15(7), 1109-1112. 

Shockley, K.M., Shen, W., Denunzio, M.M., Arvan, M.L., & Knudsen, E.A. (2017). Disentangling the relationship between gender and work-family conflict: An integration of theoretical perspectives using meta-analytic methods. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102 (12), 1601-1635.

Shockley, K.M., Shen, W., & Johnson, R.C (2018). The Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work-Family Interface. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK.

Richman, L. S., vanDellen, M. and Wood, W. (2011), How women cope: Being a numerical minority in a male‐dominated profession. Journal of Social Issues, 67, 492-509.

Shaffer, A., Han, Z. R., & Are, F. (2015, March). Cultural differences in emotion socialization:

Relations to parenting stress and child dysregulation in US and Chinese samples. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Shaffer, A., Lindhiem, O., Kolko, D. J., & Pilkonis, P. (2019). Testing measurement invariance

in the Alabama Parenting Questionnaire: Implications for culturally inclusive parenting research. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Atlanta, GA.

Skinner, A. L. & Meltzoff, A. N. (2019). Childhood experiences and intergroup biases among children. Social Issues and Policy Review, 13, 211-240.

Skinner, A. L., Olson, K. R., & Meltzoff, A. N. (2019). Acquiring group bias: Observing other people’s nonverbal signals can create social group biases. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication.

Skinner, A. L., Perry, S. P. & Gaither, S. E. (2019). Not quite monoracial: Biracial stereotypes explored. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Advance online publication.

Skinner, A. L. & Rae, J. (2019). A robust bias against interracial couples among White and Black, but not Multiracial respondents. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10, 823-831.

Strauss, G. P., Culbreth, A. J.(2015). Assessing Psychosis in African American Clients. In Guide to Psychological Assessment with African Americans (pp. 247-259). Springer New York.   

Strauss, G.P., Ahmed, A.O., Young, J.A., Kirkpatrick, B. (in press). Reconsidering the latent structure of negative symptoms in schizophrenia: A review of evidence supporting the five consensus domains. Schizophrenia Bulletin.

Strauss, G.P., Zamani Esfahlani, F., Galderisi, S., Mucci, A., Rossi, A., Bertolino, A., Rocca, P., Maj, M., Kirkpatrick, B., Ruiz, I., Sayama, H. (in press). Network analysis reveals latent dimensions of negative symptoms in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin.

Welker, K. M., Slatcher, R. B., Baker, L., & Aron, A. (2014). Creating positive outgroup attitudes through intergroup couple friendships and implications for compassionate love. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 31, 707-726.

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