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Selected Articles in Scholarly Journals

Esses, V.M., Sutter, A., Bouchard, J., Choi, K., & Denise, P. (in press). North American attitudes toward immigrants and immigration in the time of COVID-19: The role of national attachment and threat. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Esses, V.M. (2021). Prejudice and discrimination toward immigrants. Annual Review of Psychology, 72, 503-531.

Esses, V.M., & Hamilton, L.K. (2021). Xenophobia and anti-immigrant attitudes in the time of COVID-19. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 24(2), 253-259.

Esses, V., McRae, J., Alboim, N., Brown, N., Friesen, C., Hamilton, L., Lacassagne, A., Macklin, A., & Walton-Roberts, M. (2021). Supporting Canada’s COVID-19 resilience and recovery through robust immigration policy and programs. FACETS, 6, 686-759.

Ertorer, S., Long, J., Fellin, M., & Esses, V. (2020). Immigrant perceptions of integration in the Canadian workplace. Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: An International Journal.

Oudshoorn, A., Benbow, S., Esses, V., Baker, L., Annor, B., Coplan, I., Shantz, J. & Ezukuse, V. (2020). Homelessness prevention for refugees: Results from an analysis of pathways to shelter. European Journal of Homelessness, 14, 189-205.

Wright, J., Agterberg, S., & Esses, V.M. (2020). Aggression in response to threatening individuals’ religious versus national identity in a live instant messaging paradigm. International Journal for Psychology of Religion, 30, 265-274.

Palma, P., Sinclair, V., & Esses, V.M. (2019). Facts versus feelings: Objective and subjective experiences of diversity differentially impact attitudes toward the European Union. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.

Wright, J.D., & Esses, V.M. (2019). It’s security, stupid! Voters’ perceptions of immigrants as a security risk predicted support for Donald Trump in the 2016 US presidential election. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 49, 36-49.

Gaucher, D., Friesen, J.P., Neufeld, K., & Esses, V.M. (2018). Changes in the positivity of migrant stereotypes: How system-sanctioned pro-migrant ideology can affect public opinions of migrants. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 9, 223-233.

Nakeyar, C., Esses, V., & Reid, G.J. (2018). The psychosocial needs of refugee children and youth and best practices for filling these needs: A systematic review. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 23, 186-208.

Neiterman, E., Bourgeault, I., Peters, J., Esses, V., Dever, E., Gropper, R., Nielsen, C., Kelland, J., & Sattler, P. (2018). Best practices in bridging education: Multiple case study evaluation of postsecondary bridging programs for internationally educated health professionals. Journal of Allied Health, 47, 23-28.

Wright, J.D., & Esses, V.M. (2018). It’s security, stupid! Voters’ perceptions of immigrants as a security risk predicted support for Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

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.

Wright, J.D., & Esses, V.M. (2017). Support for the confederate battle flag in the American south: Racism or southern pride? Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 5, 224-243.

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 Identities4(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’Amériques6.

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 Management26, 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 Relations40, 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 Issues69, 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 Care9, 135-145.

Jackson, L., Bitacola, L., Janes, L., & Esses, V.M. (2013). Intergroup ideology and environmental inequality. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy13, 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 Psychology43, 156-165.