Dr. Stephen Wright – Selected Publications

Eller, A., Abrams, D., Wright, S. C. & Davis, B. (2020). Effects of intergroup contact and relative gratification vs deprivation on prejudice on both sides of the US/Mexico status divide. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

 Radke, H., Siem, B., Wright, S. C. & Becker, J. (2020). Motivations for advantaged group allies to engage in collective action behaviors, Personality and Social Psychology Review.

 Hässler, T., Ullrich., J., Bernardino, M., Shnabel N., Van Laar C., Valdenegro, D., Sebben, S., Tropp, L.R., Visintin, E-P., González, R., Ditlmann, R., Abrams, D., Selvanathan, H-P., Brankovic, M., Wright, S.C., von Zimmerman, J., Pasek, M., Aydin, A. L., Žeželj, I., Pereira, A., Lantos, N. A., Sainz, M., Glenzl. A., Oberpfalzerová, H., Bilewicz, M., Kende, A., Kuzawinska, O., Otten, S., Maloku, E., Noor, M., Gul, P., Pistella, J., Baiocco, R., Jelic, M., Osin, E., Bareket, O., Biruski, D.C., Cook, J., Dawood. M., Droogendyk. L., Herrera Loyo, A., Kelmendi, K., & Ugarte, L. M. (2020). A large-scale test of the link between intergroup contact and support for social change. Nature Human Behaviour. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-019-0815-z

 Tropp, L. R., Mazziotta, A., & Wright, S.C. (2018). Recent developments in intergroup contact research: Affective processes, group status, and contact valence. In C.G. Sibley & F. K. Barlow (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of the psychology of prejudice: Concise Student Edition.Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

 Wright, S. C., Mazziotta, A. & Tropp, L. R. (2017). Contact and intergroup conflict: New ideas for the road ahead. Peace & Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 23(3), 317-327.

 Wright, S. C., Tropp, L. R. & Mazziotta, A. (2017). Contact between groups, peace, and conflict. Peace & Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 23(3), 207-209.

 Techakesari, P., Droogendyk, L., Wright, S. C., Louis, W. R., Barlow, F. K. (2017). Supportive contact and LGBT collective action: The moderating role of membership in specific groups.  Peace & Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 23(3), 307-316.

 Becker, J. C., Butz, D. A., Sibley C., Barlow, F. K., Bitacola, L. M., Christ, O., Khan, S. Leong, C-H., Pehrson, S., Srinivasan, N., Sulz, A., Tausch, N., Urbanska, K., & Wright, S. C. (2017). What do national flags stand for? An exploration of associations across 11 countries. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48, 335-352.

 Droogendyk, L. & Wright, S.C. (2017). Language and collective action in indigenous resistance movements. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 20, 303-361.

 Tropp, L. R., Mazziotta, A., & Wright, S.C. (2016). Recent developments in intergroup contact research: Affective processes, group status, and contact valence. In C.G. Sibley & F. K. Barlow (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of the psychology of prejudice (pp. 463-480).Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

 Droogendyk, L., Louis, W.R., & Wright, S.C. (2016). Empowering disadvantaged group members to engage in collective action: The role of supportive contact and shared supportive emotions, Canadian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 48, 317–327.

 Paolini, S., Wright, S. C., Dys-Steenbergen, O. & Favara I. (2016). Self-Expansion and Intergroup Contact: Expectancies, motives, and desires to self-expand lead to greater interest in outgroup contact and more positive cross-group contact. Journal of Social Issues, 72, 450-471.

 Droogendyk, L., Wright, S.C., Lubensky, M. & Louis, W.R., (2016). Acting in solidarity: Cross-group contact between disadvantaged group members and advantaged group allies. Journal of Social Issues, 72, 315-334.

 Dys-Steenbergen. O., Wright, S. C., & Aron, A. (2016). Self-expansion motivation improves cross-group interactions and enhances self-growth. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 19, 60-71.

 Stroebe, K., Wang, K. & Wright, S. C. (2015). Broadening perspectives on achieving social change. Journal of Social Issues, 71, 633-645.

 Mazziotta, A., Rohmann, A., Wright, S. C., De Tezanos-Pinto, P., &Lutterbach, S. (2015). (How) Does positive and negative extended cross-group contact affect direct cross-group contact and intergroup attitudes?  European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 653-667

 Qin, S., Droogendyk, L., & Wright, S. C. (2015). Cross-group relationships and collective action: How international students respond to unequal tuition fee increases. Journal of Interpersonal Relations, Intergroup Relations and Identity, 8, 10-22.

 Wright, S. C. & Boese, G. D. (2015). Meritocracy and tokenism. In: J. D. Wright (Ed.), International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences (2nd ed., Vol. 15, pp. 239–245). Oxford: Elsevier.

 Droogendyk, L., & Wright, S.C. (2014).  Perceptions of interpersonal versus intergroup aggression: The case of sexual assault.  PLoS ONE, 9(11): e112365. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.011236.

 Forer, D., Paladino, M. P., Wright, S. C. (2013). Direct and extended contact of Italian and German speaking South Tyrolians: Effects on attitudes and linguistic identity with respect to second language acquisition. In A. Abel, C. Vettori, & K. Wisniewski (Eds.), Die Südtiroler SchülerInnen und die Zweitsprache: eine linguistische und sozialpsychologische Untersuchung. (The SouthTyrolian students and their second language: A linguistic and psychosocial investigation).

 Becker, J. C., Wright S.C., Lubensky, M.E. & Zhou, S. (2013).  Friend or Ally: Whether cross-group contact undermines collective action depends on what advantaged group members say (or don’t say). Personality and social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 442-455.

 Davies, K., Wright, S. C., Aron, A. & Comeau, J. (2013). Intergroup Contact through Friendship: Intimacy and Norms. In G. Hodson & M. Hewstone (Eds.), Advances in intergroup contact (pp. 200-229).New York: Psychology Press.

 Wright, S. C. (2012). Restricted intergroup boundaries: Tokenism, ambiguity and the tolerance of injustice. In X. Chrysochoou (Ed.), Aspects of hegemony in liberal societies. Athens, Greece, Pedio Publishing.

 Wright, S. C. & Bitacola, L. M. (2012). Echoing the call to move “Beyond Prejudice” in search of intergroup equality. [Peer commentary on J. Dixon, et al., “Beyond prejudice: Are negative evaluations the problem? Is getting us to like one another more the solution?] Behavior and Brain Sciences, 35, 450 – 451.   

 Friesen, J., Arifovic, J., Wright, S.C., Ludwig, A., Giamo, L. & Baray, G. (2012). Ethnic identity and discrimination among children. Journal of Economic Psychology, 33, 1156–1169.

 Wright, S. C. & Baray, G. (2012). Models of social change in social psychology: Collective action or prejudice reduction, conflict or harmony. In J. Dixon & M. Levine (Eds.) Beyond Prejudice: Extending the social psychology of intergroup conflict, inequality and social change (pp. 225-247). Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press.

 Davies, K., Tropp, L. R., Aron, A., Pettigrew, T. F. & Wright, S. C. (2011). Cross-group friendships and intergroup attitudes: A meta-analytic review. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 15, 332-351.

 Becker, J.  & Wright, S. C. (2011). Yet another dark side of chivalry: Benevolent sexism undermines and hostile sexism motivates collective action for social change. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 62-77.

 Mazziotta, A., Mummendey, A.& Wright, S. C. (2011) Vicarious contact can improve intergroup attitudes and prepare for direct contact. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 14,  255-274.

 Davies, K., Wright, S. C. & Aron, A. (2011). Intergroup friendships: How interpersonal connections encourage positive intergroup attitudes. In L. R, Tropp & R. Mallett (Eds.) Beyond prejudice reduction: Pathways to positive intergroup relations (pp. 119-138). Washington DC: American Psychological Association Press.

 Schmitt, M. T., Davies, K. Hung, M. &. Wright, S.C. (2010). Identity moderates the effects of Christmas displays on mood, inclusion, and self-esteem. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1017–1022.

 Richard, N. T. & Wright, S.C. (2010). Advantaged group members’ reactions to tokenism, Group Process and Intergroup Relations, 13, 559-569.

 Wright, S. C. (2010). Collective action and social change. In J.F. Dovidio, M. Hewstone, P. Glick, & V. M. Esses, (Eds.) Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination (pp.577-596). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 Wright, S. C. & Aron, A. (2010).  The extended contact effect. In J.  Levine, M. A. Hogg (Eds.) The encyclopedia of group processes and intergroup relations (pp. 265-267). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 Wright, S.C. & Taylor, D.M. (2010). Justice in Aboriginal language policy and practices: Fighting institutional discrimination and linguicide. In D. R. Bobocel, A. C. Kay, M.P. Zanna & J. M. Olson (Eds.) The psychology of justice and legitimacy (pp. 273-298). New York: Psychology Press.

 Wright, S.C. & Richard, N. T (2010). Cross-group helping: Perspectives on why and why not. In S. Stürmer & M. Snyder (Eds.), The psychology of prosocial behavior: Group processes, intergroup relations, and helping (pp. 311-335). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

 Wright, S.C. (2009). The next generation of collective action research.  Journal of Social Issues, 65, 859-879.

 Wright, S.C. (2009). Cross-group contact effects. In S. Otten, T. Kessler & K. Sassenberg (Eds.) Intergroup relations: The role of emotion and motivation (pp. 262-283). New York: Psychology Press.

 Wright, S.C. & Lubensky, M. (2009). The struggle for social equality: Collective action versus prejudice reduction. In S. Demoulin, J. P. Leyens & J. F. Dovidio (Eds.), Intergroup misunderstandings: Impact of divergent social realities (pp. 291-310).  New York: Psychology Press.

 Brody, S. M., Wright, S. C., Aron, A. & McLaughlin-Volpe, T. (2009). Compassionate love for individuals outside one’s social group.  In L. Underwood, S. Sprecher & B. Fehr (Eds.) The science of compassionate love: Research, theory, and applications (pp. 283-308). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

 Wright, S.C., Aron, A., Brody, S. M. (2008). Extended contact and including others in the self: Building on the Allport/Pettigrew legacy. In U. Wagner, L.R. Tropp, G. Fensheilescu, & C. Tredoux (Eds.), Improving intergroup relations: Building on the legacy of Thomas F. Pettigrew (pp. 143-159). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

 Taylor, D. M., Caouette, J, Usborne, E. & Wright, S. C. (2008). Aboriginal languages in Québec: Fighting linguicide with bilingual education. Divesité Urbaine: Plurilinguisme et identités au Canada, Automne, 69-89.

 Wright, S. C. & Taylor, D. M. (2007). The social psychology of cultural diversity: Social stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination. In M. A. Hogg & J. Cooper (Eds.), The Sage handbook of social psychology: Concise student edition. Sage.

 Wright, S. C. & Bougie, E. (2007).  Reducing prejudice towards and the impact of discrimination against language minority groups: Heritage-language education, intergroup contact, and ingroup identification, Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 26, 157-181.

 Tropp, L. R., Stout, A. M., Boatswain, C., Wright, S. C., & Pettigrew, T. F. (2006). Trust and acceptance in response to references to group membership: Minority and majority perspectives on cross-group interactions. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 36, 769-794.

 McLaughlin-Volpe, T., Aron, A., Wright, S. C. & Lewandowski G. W. Jr. (2005). Exclusion of the self by close others and by groups: Implications of the self-expansion model. In D. Abrams, M. A. Hogg  & J. M. Marques (Eds.), The social psychology of inclusion and exclusion (pp. 113-134). New York: Psychology Press.

 Wright, S. C. & Tropp, L. R., (2005). Language and intergroup contact: Investigating the impact of bilingual instruction on children’s intergroup attitudes, Group Processes and Intergroup Relation, 8, 309-328.  

 Wright, S.C. (2005). Thanks to “old” friends! Retrospections and speculation about why I study prejudice. In C. S. Crandall, & M. Schaller, (Eds.) Social psychology of prejudice: Historical and contemporary issues. (pp. 143-144). Seattle, WA: Lewinian Press.

 Wright, S.C., Brody, S.M. & Aron, A. (2005). Intergroup contact: Still our best hope for improving intergroup relations. In C. S. Crandall, & M. Schaller, (Eds.) Social psychology of prejudice: Historical and contemporary issues. (pp. 115-142). Seattle, WA: Lewinian Press.

 Aron, A., McLaughlin-Volpe, T., Mashek D., Lewandowski, G., Wright, S. C., & Aron, E. (2005).  Including others in the self. European Review of Social Psychology, 14, 101-132.

 Aron, A., Mashek, D., McLaughlin-Volpe, T., Wright, S. C., Lewandowski, G., & Aron, E. N. (2005).  Including close others in the cognitive structure of the self. In M. W. Baldwin (Ed.), Interpersonal Cognition (pp. 206-232)New York: Guilford.

 Brody, S. M., & Wright, S. C. (2004). Expanding the self through service-learning. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 11, 14-24

 Bougie, E., Wright, S. C., & Taylor, D. M. (2003). Early heritage-language education and the abrupt shift to a dominant-language classroom: Impact on the personal and collective esteem of Inuit in Arctic Québec.  International Journal of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education, 6, 349-373

 Taylor, D. M. & Wright, S. C. (2003). L’éducation bilingue chez les Inuits du Nord-du-Québec (Nunavik): Protéger une langue minoritaire. In E. V. Farucher (Ed.), L‘enfant en immersion linguistique précoce (pp. 89-110). Beziers: Maison de la Vie Associative.

 Tropp, L. R. & Wright, S. C. (2003). Examining egocentrism and ethnocentrism among young Latino and White children. Self and Identity, 2, 203-221.

 Wright, S. C. & Taylor, D. M. (2003). The social psychology of cultural diversity: Social stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination. In M. A. Hogg & J. Cooper (Eds.), Sage Handbook of Social Psychology (pp. 432-457). London: Sage.

 Taylor, D. M. & Wright, S. C. (2003). Do aboriginal students benefit from education in their heritage language? Results from a ten-year program of research in Nunavik. Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 23, 1-24.  

 Poore, A., Gagne, F., Barlow, K., Lydon, J., Taylor, D. M. & Wright S. C. (2002). Contact and the personal/group discrimination discrepancy in an Inuit community. Journal of Psychology, 136, 371-382.

 Wright, S. C., Aron, A., & Tropp, L. R. (2002). Including others (and groups) in the self: Self-expansion and intergroup relations. In J. P. Forgas & K. D. Williams (Eds.), The social self: Cognitive, interpersonal and intergroup perspectives (pp. 343-363). Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.

 Wright, S. C. & Tropp, L. R. (2002). Collective action in response to disadvantage: Intergroup perceptions, social identification and social change. In I. Walker & H. J. Smith (Eds.), Relative deprivation: Specification, development and integration (pp. 200- 236). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

 Tropp, L. R. & Wright, S. C. (2001). Ingroup identification as inclusion of ingroup in the self. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 585-600.

 Wright, S. C. (2001). Restricted intergroup boundaries: Tokenism, ambiguity and the tolerance of injustice. In J. Jost & B. Major (Eds.), The Psychology of legitimacy: Emerging perspectives on ideology, justice, and intergroup relations.(pp.223-254) Cambridge University Press.

 Wright, S. C. (2001). Strategic collective action: Social psychology and social change.  In R. Brown & S. Gaertner (Eds.) Blackwell handbook of Social Psychology (Vol. 4): Intergroup processes (pp. 409-430). Oxford: Blackwell Press.

 Taylor, D. M., Wright, S. C., & Ruggiero, K. M. (2000). Discrimination in the nineties: An invisible evil. In L. Driedger & S. S. Halli (Eds.), Race and racism: Canada’s challenge. McGill/Queen’s University Press.

 Wright, S. C., Taylor, D. M. & Macarthur J. (2000). Subtractive bilingualism and the survival of the Inuit language: Heritage versus second language education. Journal of Educational Psychology, 92, 63-84.

 Wright, S. C., & Taylor, D. M. (1999). Success under tokenism: Co-option of the newcomer and the prevention of collective protest. British Journal of Social Psychology, 38, 369-396.

 Tropp, L. R., & Wright, S. C. (1999). Ingroup identification and relative deprivation: An examination across multiple groups social comparisons. European Journal of Social Psychology, 29, 707-724.

 Wright, S. C., & Taylor, D. M.. (1998). Responding to tokenism: Individual action in the face of collective injustice.  European Journal of Social Psychology, 28, 647-667.

 Wright, S. C. (1997). Ambiguity, social influence and collective action: Generating collective protest in response to tokenism. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 23, 1277-1290

 Wright, S. C., Aron, A., McLaughlin, T., & Ropp, S. A. (1997).The extended contact effect: Knowledge of cross-group friendships and prejudice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73, 73-90.

 Wright, S. C., Taylor, D. M., & Ruggiero K. M. (1996). Examining the potential for academic achievement: An analysis of Inuit children’s performance on the Raven Coloured Progressive Matrices Test. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 27, 733-753

 Wright, S. C. & Taylor, D. M. (1995). Identity and the language of the classroom: Investigating the impact of heritage versus second language instruction on personal and collective self-esteem. Journal of Educational Psychology, 87, 241-25.

 Taylor, D. M., Wright, S. C., & Porter, L. E. (1994). Dimensions of perceived discrimination: The personal/group discrimination discrepancy. In M. P. Zanna & J. M. Olson (Eds.), The psychology of prejudice: The Ontario symposium (Vol. 7). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

 Taylor, D. M., Wright, S. C., Ruggiero, K. M. & Aitchison, M. C. (1993). Language perceptions among the Inuit of Arctic Quebec: The future role of heritage language. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 12, 195-206.

Taylor, D. M., Wright, S. C., & Ruggiero K. (1992). The personal/group discrimination discrepancy: Responses to experimentally induced personal and group discrimination. Journal of Social Psychology, 131, 847-858.

Taylor, D. M., Wright, S. C., Moghaddam, F. M., & Lalonde, R. (1990). The personal/group discrimination discrepancy: Perceiving my group but not myself to be the target of discrimination. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 16, 254-262.

     Wright, S. C., Taylor, D. M., & Moghaddam, F. M. (1990). The relationship of perceptions and emotions to behavior in the face of collective inequality. Social Justice Research, 4, 229-248.

     Wright, S. C., Taylor, D. M., & Moghaddam, F. M. (1990). Responding to membership in a disadvantaged group: From acceptance to collective protest. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 58, 994-1003.

     Wright, S. C. (1990). Book Review: “The Cross-Cultural Challenge to Social Psychology”. Michael H. Bond (Ed.), Contemporary Sociology: An International Journal of Reviews, 19, 891-893.

     Taylor, D. M., & Wright, S. C. (1989). Language attitudes in a northern community. Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 9, 85-119

     Wright, S. C. (1989). Intergroup relations: The effects of competition on intergroup and intragroup processes. In R. N. Kanungo, S. C. Wright & M. Mendonca (Eds.), Introduction to Organizational Behaviour: Selected Readings. Littleton, MA: Copley Pub.

     Wright, S. C. (1989). Social perception.  In R. N. Kanungo, S. C. Wright & M. Mendonca (Eds.), Introduction to Organizational Behaviour: Selected Readings. Littleton, MA: Copley Pub.

     Wright, S. C. (1988). Intergroup relations. In R. N. Kanungo & A. M. Jaeger (Eds.), Introduction to Organizational Behaviour: Selected Readings (2nd edition). Littleton, MA: Copley Pub.