My research focuses on cultural, social-structural as well as political aspects of social psychology. In one line of research I investigate the consequences of power and status relationships on stereotyping and intergroup relations. Another series of studies focuses on the social-psychological construal of public policy issues and their underlying values. Lastly, I conduct research on the cultural self-construals, social comparison outcomes and the maintenance of cultural identity through symbols.
- Culture and Ethnicity
- Group Processes
- Intergroup Relations
- Judgment and Decision Making
- Organizational Behavior
- Political Psychology
- Prejudice and Stereotyping
- Social Cognition
- Sociology, Social Networks
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- Hayward, R. D., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2011). Weber revisited: A cross-national analysis of religiosity, religious culture and economic attitudes. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42, 1309-1319.
- Hayward, R. D., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2007). How competition is viewed across cultures: A test of four theories. Cross-Cultural Research, 41, 364-395.
- Hilton, D. J., Kemmelmeier, M., & Bonnefon, J.-F. (2005). Putting ifs to work: Goal-based relevance in conditional directives. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 134, 388-405.
- Jehle, A., Miller, M. K., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2009). The influence of accounts and remorse on mock jurors' judgments of offenders. Law and Human Behavior, 33, 393-404.
- Kemmelmeier, M. (2010). Authoritarianism and its relationship with intuitive-experiential and rational-analytical cognitive styles. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 44-48.
- Kemmelmeier, M. (2010). Gender moderates the impact of need for structure on social beliefs: Implications for ethnocentrism and authoritarianism. International Journal of Psychology, 45, 202–211.
- Kemmelmeier, M. (2008). Is there a relationship between political orientation and cognitive ability?: A test of three hypotheses in two studies. Personality and Individual Differences, 45, 767-772.
- Kemmelmeier, M. (2007). Does the dilution effect have a conversational basis? Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 26, 48-60.
- Kemmelmeier, M. (2007). Political conservatism, rigidity and dogmatism in American foreign policy officials: The 1966 Mennis data. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 141, 77-90.
- Kemmelmeier, M. (2005). The effects of race and social dominance orientation in simulated juror decision making. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 35, 1030-1045.
- Kemmelmeier, M. (2004). Separating the wheat from the chaff: Does discriminating between diagnostic and nondiagnostic information eliminate the dilution effect? Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 17, 231-243.
- Kemmelmeier, M., Bless, H., Schwarz, N., & Bohner, G. (2004). What research participants learn from rewards: A conversational logic analysis of rewarding reasoning performance. Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive/Current Psychology of Cognition, 22, 267-287.
- Kemmelmeier, M., Broadus, A. D., & Padilla, J. B. (2008). Intergroup aggression in New Orleans in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Analyses of Social Issues and Policy, 8, 211-245.
- Kemmelmeier, M., & Cheng, B. Y.-M. (2004). Language and self-construal priming: A replication and extension in a Hong Kong sample. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 35, 705-712.
- Kemmelmeier, M., Danielson, C., & Basten, J. (2005). What's in a grade?: Academic success and political orientation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31. 1386-1399.
- Kemmelmeier, M., Jambor, E., & Letner, J. (2006). Individualism and good works: Cultural variation in giving and volunteering across the United States. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 37, 327-344.
- Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (2008). Sowing patriotism, but reaping nationalism?: Consequences of exposure to the American flag. Political Psychology, 29, 859-879.
- Oyserman, D., Coon, H. M., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2002). Rethinking individualism and collectivism: Evaluation of theoretical assumptions and meta-analyses. Psychological Bulletin, 128, 3-72.
- Toth, K., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2009). Divorce attitudes around the world: Distinguishing the impact of culture on evaluations and attitude structure. Cross-Cultural Research, 43, 280-297.
- Uz, I., Kemmelmeier, M., & Yetkin, E. (2009). Effects of Islamist Terror in Muslim students: Evidence from Turkey in the wake of the November 2003 attacks. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 1, 111–126.
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology
Department of Sociology
University of Nevada, Mail Stop 300
Reno, Nevada 89557
- Phone: (775) 784-1287
- Fax: (775) 784-1358