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Selected Articles in Scholarly Journals

Esses, V.M., Hamilton, L.K., & Gaucher, D. (2017). The global refugee crisis: Empirical evidence and policy implications for improving public attitudes and facilitating refugee resettlement. Social Issues and Policy Review, 11, 78-123.

Urbiola, A., Willis, G.B., Ruiz-Romero, J., Moya, M., & Esses, V. (2017). Valuing diversity in Spain and Canada: The role of multicultural ideology in intergroup attitudes and intentions to reduce inequalities. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 56, 25-38.

Thomson, C., & Esses, V.M. (2016). Helping the transition: Mentorship to support international students in Canada. Journal of International Students, 6, 873-886.

Hopkins, D., Mummolo, J., Esses, V., Kaiser, C., Marrow, H., McDermott, M. (2016). Out of context: The unexpected absence of spatial variation in U.S. immigrants’ perceptions of discrimination. Politics, Groups, and Identities, 4(3), 363-392.

Medianu, S. Sutter, A., & Esses, V.M. (2015). The portrayal of refugees in Canadian newspapers: The impact of the Tamil refugee incident. Idées d’Amériques, 6.

Dietz, J., Joshi, C., Esses, V.M., Hamilton, L.K., & Gabarrot, F. (2015). The skill paradox: Explaining and reducing employment discrimination against skilled immigrants. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 26, 1318-1334.

Esses, V.M., Bennett-AbuAyyash, C., & Lapshina, N. (2014). How discrimination against ethnic and religious minorities contributes to the underutilization of immigrants’ skills. Policy Insights from Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 1, 55-62.

Miglietta, A., Gattino, S., & Esses, V.M. (2014). What causes prejudice? How may we solve it? Lay beliefs and their relations with classical and modern prejudice and social dominance orientation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 40, 11-21.

Esses, V.M., Medianu, S., & Lawson, A.S. (2013). Uncertainty, threat, and the role of the media in promoting the dehumanization of immigrants and refugees. Journal of Social Issues, 69, 518-536.

Fellin, M., King, G., Esses, V., Lindsay, S., & Klassen, A. (2013). Barriers and facilitators to health and social service access and utilization for immigrant parents raising a child with a physical disability. International Journal of Migration, Health, and Social Care, 9, 135-145.

Jackson, L., Bitacola, L., Janes, L., & Esses, V.M. (2013). Intergroup ideology and environmental inequality. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 13, 327-346.

Louis, W. R., Esses, V. M., & Lalonde, R. N. (2013). National identification, perceived threat, and dehumanisation as antecedents of negative attitudes toward immigrants in Australia and Canada. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 156-165.

Lindsay, S., King, G., Klassen, A., Esses, V., & Stachel, M. (2012). Working with immigrant families raising a child with a disability: Challenges and recommendations for health care and community service providers. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34, 2007-2017.

Maxwell-Smith, M.A., & Esses, V.M. (2012). Assessing individual differences in the degree to which people are committed to following their beliefs. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 195-209.

Brochu, P.M., & Esses, V.M. (2011). What’s in a name? The effects of the labels “fat” versus “overweight” on weight bias. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41, 1981-2008.

Brochu, P. M., Gawronski, B., & Esses, V. M. (2011). The integrative prejudice framework and different forms of weight prejudice: An analysis and expansion. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 14, 429-444.

Esses, V.M., Brochu, P.M., & Dickson, K.R. (2011). Economic costs, economic benefits, and attitudes toward immigrants and immigration. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 11, 1-5.

Esses, V.M., & Dovidio, J.F. (2011). Social psychology, social issues, and social policy: What have we learned? Social Issues and Policy Review, 5, 1-7.

Clow, K.A., & Esses, V.M. (2010). Mental representation of familiar others: The impact of occupation, sex, and race. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 32, 144-154.

Esses, V.M., Deaux, K., Lalonde, R., & Brown, R. (2010). Psychological perspectives on immigration. In K. Deaux, V.M. Esses, R. Lalonde, & R. Brown (Eds.), Immigrants and hosts: Perceptions, interactions, and transformations. Journal of Social Issues, 66(4), 635-647.

Louis, W.R., Lalonde, R.N., & Esses, V.M. (2010). Bias against foreign-born / foreign-trained physicians: Experimental evidence. Medical Education, 44, 1241-1247.