Recent Publications


Allen, B., Lawrence, E., Stevens, D., & Sullivan, J. (Forthcoming). Partisanship and Perceptions of Fairness: Ignoring the Facts. Journal of Experimental Political Science.

Borgida, E. (Forthcoming). Reflections of a Schachter grandson working under the voodoo spell of Lewinian action research. Journal of Social Issues.

Borgida, E. & Bargh, J. (Eds.), (Forthcoming). APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition (Volume 1). Washington, DC: APA Books.

Borgida, E. & Bargh, J. A. (Forthcoming). Attitudes and social cognition: Taking scientific stock. (pp.xxxiii-xlix). In E. Borgida & J. Bargh, J. (Eds). APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition (Volume 1). Washington, DC: APA Books.

*Borgida, E. & Girvan, E.J. (Forthcoming). Social cognition in law. In E. Borgida & J. Bargh, J. (Eds). APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition (Volume 1). (pp. 753-774). Washington, DC: APA Books

Edmunds, A.J., Federico, C.M., & Mays, L.E. (Forthcoming). Etiology of ideology: Origins of the political self through EI Theory, EI Self, and BEVI.  In C.N. Shealy (Ed.).  Making sense of beliefs and values. New York: Springer Publishing.

Gollust, S. E., Barry, C.L., Niederdeppe, J, Baum, L, Franklin Fowler E. (Forthcoming). First Impressions: Geographic Variation in Media Messages During the First Phase of ACA Implementation. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law

Johnston, C. D., Lavine, H. G., & Federico, C. M. (Forthcoming). Personality, Parties, and the Dynamics of Economic Opinion, Cambridge University Press.

Lavine, H., Jost, J.T., & Lodge, M. (Forthcoming). Political Cognition and Its Normative Implications for the Democratic Experiment: Theory, Evidence and Controversy. In P. Shaver & M. Mikulincer (Eds.). American Psychological Association Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology. Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

Mahoney, C. O., Weiner, E., & Loskota, T. (Forthcoming). Social Norms and Social Change. In A. Dost-Gozkan & D. Sonmez Keith (Eds.). Between and Beyond: Life and Works of Muzafer Sherif. Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

Miller, A. (Forthcoming). The use (and misuse) of the same actor inference in family responsibilities discrimination litigation: Lessons from social psychology on flexibility stigma. William Mitchell Law Review, 41(3).

Miller, J. M. (Forthcoming). The motivational underpinnings of political participation. In R.L. Raja (Ed.). New directions in American politics.New York:Routledge, Taylor and Francis.

Miller, J. M., J. A. Krosnick, & L. Fabrigar. (Forthcoming). The Origins of Policy Issue Salience: Personal and National Importance Impact on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Emotional Issue Engagement. In J. A. Krosnick, T. H. Stark, and I. A. Chiang (Eds.). New Explorations in Political Psychology, Taylor & Francis, New York.

Miller, J. M., Krosnick, J. A. Holbrook, A. & Tahk, A. (Forthcoming). The Impact of Policy Change Threat on Financial Contributions to Interest Groups. J. A. Krosnick, T. H. Stark, and I. A. Chiang (Eds.). New Explorations in Political Psychology, Taylor & Francis, New York.

Myers, C. D. (Forthcoming). Participation and Punishment. Journal of Theoretical Politics.

Zweigenhaft, R. & Borgida, E. (Eds.) (Forthcoming). Collaboration in Psychological Science: Lifting the Veil. New York: Worth Publishers. Under contract, in preparation.


Motta, M.P. (2016). What Do Interviewer Intelligence Ratings Actually Measure? Research & Politics.


Glick, D. & Myers, C. D. (2015). Altering and Following: An Experiment in Learning from Others. Journal of Theoretical Politics.


*Callaghan, T. & Jacobs, L. (2014). Process Learning and the Implementation of Medicaid Reform. Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 44(4), 541-563.

*Chen, P.G., Appleby, J. Borgida, E., Callaghan, T.H., Ekstrom, P., Farhart, C.E.,  Housholder, E., Kim, H., Ksiazkiewicz, A., Lavine, H., Luttig, M.D., Mohanty, R., Rosenthal, A., Sheagley, G., Smith, B.A.,Vitriol, J.A., & Williams, A. (2014). The Minnesota multi-investigator 2012 Presidential election panel study. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, Special Issue on the Social Psychology of the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election

*Federico, C. M., Ergun, D., & Hunt, C. V. (2014). Opposition to equality and support for tradition as mediators of the relationship between epistemic motivation and system-justifying identifications. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 17(4), 524-541.

Federico, C. M., Johnston, C. D., & Lavine, H. G. (2014). Context, engagement, and the (multiple) functions of negativity bias: Commentary on John R. Hibbing, Kevin B. Smith, and John R. Alford, ‘Differences in Negativity Bias Underlie Variations in Political Ideology.’ Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 311-312.

*Federico, C. M., & Reifen Tagar, M. (2014). Zeroing in on the right: Education and the partisan expression of authoritarianism. Political Behavior, 36, 581-603.

Gollust, S. E., Barry, C. L., Niederdeppe, J. (2014). Americans’ Opinions about Policies to Reduce Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages. Preventive Medicine, 11(63C), 52-57.

Gollust, S. E., Cappella, J. N. (2014). Understanding Public Resistance to Messages about Health Disparities. Journal of Health Communication, 4, 493-510.

Jou J., Niederdeppe J, Barry, C. L., Gollust, S. E. (2014). Strategic Messaging for Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxation: Lessons from Recent Political Campaigns. American Journal of Public Opinion, 104: 847-853.

Kite H., Gollust, S. E., Callanan, R. A., Weisman, S. R., Benning, S. J., Nanney, M. S. (2014). Uses of Research Evidence in the State Legislative Process to Promote Active Environments in Minnesota. American Journal of Health Promotion, 28(3 Suppl): S44-6.

Lavine, H. (2014). Editor’s Introduction. Advances in Political Psychology, 35(Supplement 1), 1-2.

Ludeke, S., Reifen Tagar, M., & Colin DeYoung (2014). Not as different as we wish we were: Ideologically-consistent trait desirability leads to exaggerated association between personality and political ideology. Political Psychology.

Malhotra, N., Miller, J. M. & Wedeking, J. (2014). The relationship between nonresponse error and measurement error: Comparing an online panel survey to traditional surveys. In M. Callegaro, R. Baker, J. Bethlehem, A.S. Goritz, J.A. Krosnick & P.J. Lavrakas (Eds.), Online panel research: A data quality perspective. NJ: Wiley Series on Survey Methodology.

*Reifen Tagar, M., Federico, C. M., Lyons, K. E., Ludeke, S., & Koenig, M. A. (2014). Heralding the authoritarian? Orientation towards authority in early childhood. Psychological Science, 25(4), 889-892.

*Reifen Tagar, M., Morgan, G. S., Skitka, L., & Halperin, E. (2014). Moral conviction in the context of protracted intergroup conflict: When ideology matters in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 117-125.

Weber, C., Lavine, H., Huddy, L., & Federico, C. M. (2014). Placing racial stereotypes in context: Social desirability and the politics of racial hostility. American Journal of Political Science, 58, 63-78.

Miller, A. (2014). The separate spheres ideology: An improved empirical and litigation approach to family responsibilities discrimination. Minnesota Law Review, 99(1)


*Borgida, E., & Miller, A.L. (2013) Implicit and explicit measurement approaches to research on policy implementation: The case of race-based disparities in criminal justice. PS: Political Science & Politics, 46(3), 532-536.

*Federico, C. M., Hunt, C. V., & Fisher, E.L. (2013). Uncertainty and status-based asymmetries in the distinction between the "good" us and the "bad" them: Evidence that group status strengthens the relationship between the need for cognitive closure and extremity in intergroup differentiation. Journal of Social Issues, 69, 473-494.

*Federico, C. M., & Hunt, C. V. (2013). Political information, political involvement, and reliance on ideology in political evaluation. Political Behavior, 35, 89-112.

*Federico, C. M., & Reifen Tagar, M. (2013). Zeroing in on the right: Education and the partisan expression of authoritarianism. Political Behavior.

*Federico, C. M., Weber, C. R., Ergun, D., & Hunt, C. V. (2013). Mapping the connections between politics and morality: The multiple sociopolitical orientations involved in moral intuition. Political Psychology, 34, 589-610.

Gollust, S. E. (2013). Obesity in Red and Blue: Understanding the Associations between Politics and Obesity. Preventive Medicine, 57(5), 436-7.

Gollust, S. E., Dwyer, A. (2013). Ethics of Clinician Communication in a Changing Communication Landscape: Guidance from Professional Societies. Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monograph, 2013(47), 147-52.

Gollust, S. E., Niederdeppe, J., Barry, C. (2013). Framing the Consequences of Childhood Obesity to Increase Public Support for Obesity Prevention Policy. American Journal of Public Health, 103(11), 96-102.

Goren, P. (2013). On Voter Competence. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hunt, J.S., Girvan, E.J., Deason, G., & Borgida, E. (2013). Gender stereotyping. In D.L. Faigman, J. Blumenthal., E.K. Cheng, J. Mnookin, E. E. Murphy, & J. Sanders (Eds.). Modern scientific evidence: The law and science of expert testimony. (pp. 687-775). St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.

*Jacobs, L.R. & Callaghan, T.  (2013). Why States Expand Medicaid: Party, Resources, and History. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 38(5), 1023-1050.

Jost, J. T., Federico, C. M., & Napier, J. L. (2013). Political ideologies and their social psychological functions. In M. Freeden, L. T. Sargent, & M. Stears (Eds.). Handbook of Political Ideologies (pp. 232-250). New York: Oxford University Press.

Jost, J.T., Hennes, E.P. & Lavine, H. (2013) Hot Political Cognition: Its Self-, Group-, and System-Serving Biases. In Donal Carlston (Ed.). Oxford Handbook of Social Cognition. (pp. 851-875). New York: Oxford University Press.

Luttig, M. (2013). The Structure of Inequality and Americans’ Attitudes toward Redistribution. Public Opinion Quarterly, 77(3), 811-821.

Miller, J. M. (2013). “The Motivational Underpinnings of Political Participation.” In R. J. La Raja, (Ed.). New Directions in American Politics New York: Routledge.

Myers, C.D. (2013). A Survey of Experimental Methods Courses in Political Science Departments. The Experimental Methodologist. Spring 2013

Myers, C.D. & Mendelberg, T. (2013). Political Deliberation. In L. Huddy, D. Sears & J. Levy (Eds.). Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press

Tims, A.R. (2013). Why negative political advertising is bad advertising. In C. Pardun (Ed.). Advertising and Society: Controversies and Consequences (2nd edition) (pp. 52-60). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Weber, C., & Federico, C. M. (2013). Moral foundations and heterogeneity in ideological preferences. Political Psychology, 34, 107-126.

*Williamson, I., Gonzales, M. H., Fernandez, S., & Williams, A. (2013). Forgiveness aversion: Developing a motivational state measure of perceived forgiveness risks. Motivation and Emotion.


Berinksy, A.J. & Lavine, H. (2012). Self-Monitoring and Political Attitudes. In J. Aldrich and K. McGraw (Eds.). Improving Public Opinion Surveys:  Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

*Deason, G. & Borgida, E. (2012). The limits of common sense: A social-psychological approach to research on decisional biases in labor and employment arbitration. In M.I. Lurie & N. Kauffman (Eds.). Arbitration 2012: Varieties of the Arbitration Experience. Proceedings of the National Academy of Arbitrators (pp. 219-248). Arlington, VA: BNA Books.

*Deason, G. & Gonzales, M. H. (2012). Moral politics in the 2008 convention acceptance speeches.Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 34(3), 254-268.

Dwyer, C. E. & Truel, S. A. (2012). Presidential Influence, State-Level Approval, and Voting in the Senate. American Politics Research, 40(2), 355-379.

Federico, C. M. (2012). The social context of racism. In A. Golec de Zavala, Social psychology of social problems: The intergroup context (pp. 30-56). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave.            

Federico, C. M. (2012). Review of Personality and the Foundations of Political Behavior by Jeffery J. Mondak. Political Psychology, 33, 302-305.

*Federico, C. M., & Deason, G. (2012). Uncertainty, insecurity, and ideological defense of the status quo: The extremitizing role of political expertise. In M. A. Hogg & D. L. Blaylock (Eds.). Extremism and the psychology of uncertainty (pp. 197-211). Boston: Wiley-Blackwell.

*Federico, C. M., Deason, G., & Fisher, E. L. (2012). Ideological asymmetry in the relationship between epistemic motivation and political attitudes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103, 381-398.

*Fisher, E. & Borgida, E. (2012). Intergroup disparities and implicit bias: A commentary. Journal of Social Issues, 68, 385-398.

Fowler, E.F., Gollust, S. E., Dempsey, A.F., Lantz, P.M., & Ubel, P.A. (2012). Issue emergence, evolution of controversy and implications for competitive framing: The case of the HPV vaccine. International Journal of Press/Politics, 17(2), 169-189.

Goren, P. (2012). Political Predispositions and Political Awareness. Critical Review, 24, 505-520.

Heaney, M.T., Masket, S.E., Miller, J. M. & Strolovitch, D.Z. (2012). Polarized networks: The organizational affiliations of national party Convention delegates. American Behavioral Scientist, 56(12), 1654-1676.

*Hunt, C.V., Borgida, E., & Lavine, H. (2012)  Social cognition. In V.S. Ramachandran (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Behavior (2nd edition) (pp. 456-462). New York: Oxford University Press.

Lavine, H, Johnston, C.D. & Steenbergen, M.R. (2012). The Ambivalent Partisan: How Critical Loyalty Promotes Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press.

*Oyamot, C.M., Jr., Fisher, E.L., Deason, G., & Borgida, E. (2012). Attitudes toward immigrants: The interactive role of the authoritarian predisposition, social norms, and humanitarian values. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 97-105.


Barry, C.L., Jarlenski, M., Grob, R., Schlesinger, M., & Gollust, S. E. (2011). News media framing of childhood obesity. Pediatrics, 128(1), 132-145.

Federico, C. M. (2011). Ideology and public opinion. In A. Berinsky (Ed.). New directions in public opinion (pp. 79-100). New York: Routledge.

*Federico, C. M., Fisher, E. L., & Deason, G. (2011). Political expertise and the link between the authoritarian predisposition and conservatism. Public Opinion Quarterly, 75, 686-708.

Fisher, E. (2011). The people and their politicians: Social identity and representation. Analysis of Social Issues and Public Policy. 11(1), 329-333.

*Fisher, E.L., Deason, G., Borgida, E., & Oyamot, C. (2011). A model of authoritarianism, social norms, and personal values: Implications for Arizona law enforcement and immigration policy. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 11(1), 285-299.

Fiske, S.T. & Borgida, E. (2011). Best practices: How to evaluate psychological science for use by organizations. Research in Organizational Behavior, 31, 253-275.

Fiske, S.T. & Borgida, E. (2011). Standards for using social psychological evidence in employment discrimination cases. Temple Law Review, 83, 867-876.

*Girvan, E. & Borgida, E. (2011). Book review: Psychological science in the courtroom: Consensus and controversy. Criminal Justice Review, 36, 366-368.

Gollust, S. E. & Lynch, J. (2011). Who deserves health care? Effects of causal attributions and group cues on public attitudes about responsibility for health care costs. Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, 36(6), 1061-1095.

Grande, D., Gollust, S. E., Asch, D.A. (2011). Polling analysis: Public support for health reform was broader than reported and depended on how proposals were framed.Health Affairs, 30(7), 1242-1249.

Hock, K., Christensen, K.D., Yashar, B.M, Roberts, J.S., Gollust, S. E., & Uhlmann, W.R. (2011). Direct-to-Consumer genetic testing: An assessment of genetic counselors’ knowledge and beliefs. Genetics in Medicine, 13(4), 325-332.

*Kim, A., Borgida, E., & Stark, E. (2011). Symbolic politics and the prediction of attitudes toward federal regulation of reduced-exposure tobacco products. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41(2), 407-426.

*Reifen Tagar, M., Federico, C. M., & Halperin, E. (2011). The positive effect of negative emotions in protracted conflict: The case of anger. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 157-164.


Dancey, L. and Goren, P. (2010). Party Identification, Issue Attitudes, and the Dynamics of Political Debate. American Journal of Political Science 54, 686-699.

Federico, C. M. (2010). Review of Authoritarianism and Polarization in American Politics by Marc J. Hetherington and Jonathan D. Weiler. Public Opinion Quarterly, 74, 400-404.

Deason, Grace. (2010). Opting out: Strategic choice, social protest, or feminism’s dead end? Sex Roles, 63, 897-899.

*Girvan, E. J., Weaver, J., & Snyder, M. (2010). Elevating norm over substance:Self Monitoring as a predictor of decision criteria and decision time among independent and moderate voters. Analysis of Social Issues and Public Policy, 10(1), 321-336.

*Hunt, C.V., Kim, A., Borgida, E., & Chaiken, S. (2010). Revisiting the self-interest versus values debate: The role of temporal perspective. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 1155-1158.

Kovera, M.B. & Borgida, E. (2010). Social psychology and law. (pp. 1343-1385). In D. Gilbert, S.T. Fiske, & G. Lindzey (Eds.), Handbook of Social Psychology, Fifth Edition, Volume 2. John Wiley & Sons.

Lavine, H. (2010). A Sketch of Political Psychology. In H. Lavine (Ed.). Political Psychology Volume 1 (pp. xviii-lvi). London: Sage Publications.

Lavine, H. (2010). Political Psychology (Ed.). (4-Volume Anthology: Volume I: Theoretical Approaches; Volume II: Public Opinion and Mass Political Behavior; Volume III: International Relations and the Psychological Study of Political Elites; Volume IV: Intergroup Relations and Political Violence). London: Sage Publications.

Southwell, B. & Gilkerson, N. (2010).A review of: Susanna Hornig Priest. Doing media research: An introduction (2nd Ed.). Mass Communication and Society, 13(4), 479-481.

Southwell, B., Gilkerson, N. D., Depue, J.B., Shelton, A.K., Friedenberg, L.M., & Koutstaal, W. (2010).Aging and the Questionable Validity of Recognition-Based Exposure Measurement. Communication Research, 37(5), 603-619.

Verhulst, B., Lodge, M. & Lavine, H. (2010). The Attractiveness Halo: Why Some Candidates are Perceived More Favorably Than Others. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 34 (2), 111-117.