In press

  • Alleyne, E., & Parfitt, C. (in press). Adult-perpetrated animal abuse: A systematic review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. doi:10.1177/1524838017708785
  • Cichocka*, A. & Dhont, K*. (in press). The Personality bases of political ideology and behavior. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T.K. Shackelford (Eds.). SAGE Handbook of Personality and Individual Differences. *Shared first authorship
  • Kteily, N., Hodson, G., Dhont, K., & Ho, A. (in press). Predisposed to prejudice but responsive to intergroup contact? Testing the unique benefits of intergroup contact across different types of individual differences. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations.
  • Makwana, A., Dhont, K., De keersmaecker, J., Akhlaghi-Ghaffarokh, P., Masure, M. & Roets, A. (in press). The motivated cognitive basis of transphobia: The role of right-wing ideologies and gender role beliefs. Sex Roles.
  • Parfitt, C., & Alleyne, E. (in press)Animal Abuse Proclivity: Behavioral, Personality and Regulatory Factors Associated with Varying Levels of Severity. Psychology, Crime And Law. doi:10.1080/1068316X.2017.1332193
  • Randsley de Moura, G., Leicht, C., Leite, A. C., Crisp, R., & Gocłowska, M. (in press). Leadership diversity: Effects of counterstereotypical thinking on the support for women leaders under uncertainty. Journal of Social Issues
  • Van de Vyver, J., Leite, A. C., Abrams, D., & Palmer, S. B. (in press). Brexit or bremain? A person and social analysis of voting decisions in the EU referendum. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. doi: 10.1002/casp.2341​


  • Cichocka*, A., Dhont, K*, & Makwana, A.P. (2017). On self-love and outgroup hate: Opposite effects of narcissism on prejudice via social dominance orientation and right-wing authoritarianism. European Journal of Personality 31, 366-384. *Shared first authorship
  • De keersmaecker, J., Roets, A., Dhont, K., Van Assche, J., Onraet, E., & Van Hiel, A. (2017). Need for Closure and perceived threat as bases of right-wing authoritarianism: A longitudinal moderation approach. Social Cognition, 35, 433-449.
  • Douglas, K. M., & Leite, A. C. (2017). Suspicion in the workplace: Organizational conspiracy theories and work-related outcomes. British Journal of Psychology, 108(3), 486–506. doi: 10.1111/bjop.12212
  • Garcia-Sancho, E., Dhont, K., Salguero, J. M., & Fernandez-Berrocal, P. (2017). The personality basis of aggression: The mediating role of anger and the moderating role of emotional intelligence. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 58, 333-340.
  • Leite, A. C., Cardoso, S. G., Marques, A. G., & Morais, C. (2017). “Believing is adapting”: Belief in a just world and emigrants’ identification and satisfaction with the host country. Revista de Psicología Social/International Journal of Social Psychology, 32 (2), 424-439. doi: 10.1080/02134748.2017.1291743
  • Meleady, R., Abrams, D., Van de Vyver, J., Hopthrow, T., Mahmood, L., Player, A., Lamont, R., & Leite, A. C. (2017). Surveillance or self-surveillance? Social cues can increase the rate of drivers’ pro-environmental behavior at a long wait stop. Environment & Behavior, 49, 1156-1172 doi: 10.1177/0013916517691324=
  • Reimer, N. K., Becker, J. C., Benz, A., Christ, O., Dhont, K., Klocke, U., … Hewstone, M. (2017). Intergroup contact and social change: Implications of negative and positive contact for collective action in advantaged and disadvantaged groups. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 43, 121-136.
  • Spruin, E., Baker, R., Papadaki, I., Franz, A., & Alleyne, E. (2017)Exploring the belief systems of domestic abuse victims: An exploratory studyJournal of Criminological Research, Policy And Practice317-26. doi:10.1108/JCRPP-10-2016-0028


  • Alleyne, E., Gannon, T.A., Mozova, K., Page, T., & Ó Ciardha, C. (2016). Female firesetters: Gender associated psychological and psychopathological features. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 79, 364-378. doi:10.1080/00332747.2016.1185892
  • Alleyne, E., & Pritchard, E(2016)Psychological and Behavioral Characteristics Differentiating Gang and Non-gang Girls in the UK. Journal Of Criminological Research, Policy And Practice2122-133. doi:10.1108/JCRPP-05-2015-0017
  • Dhont, K., Hodson, G., Leite, A.C. (2016). Common ideological roots of speciesism and generalized ethnic prejudice: The Social Dominance Human-Animal Relations Model (SD-HARM). European Journal of Personality, 30, 507-522.
  • Lins, S. L. B., Campos, M., Leite, A. C., Carvalho, C. L., Cardoso, S. G., & Natividade, J. C. (2016). Evidências de validade da escala de orientação para a comparação Social (INCOM) para o contexto de adolescentes portugueses [Validity evidence for Scale for Social Comparison Orientation (INCOM) in the Portuguese adolescents’ context]. Psicologia, 30, 1-14. doi: 10.17575/rpsicol.v30i1.1034
  • Parfitt, C., & Alleyne, E. (2016). ‘Taking it out on the dog’: Psychological and behavioral correlates of animal abuse proclivity. Society & Animals, 24, 1-16. doi:10.1163/15685306-12341387
  • Van Assche, J., Roets, A., Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2016). The association between actual and perceived ethnic diversity: The moderating role of authoritarianism and implications for outgroup threat, anxiety, and mistrust. European Journal of Social Psychology, 46, 807-817.


  • Alleyne, E., Tilston, L., Parfitt, C., & Butcher, R. (2015). Adult-perpetrated animal abuse: Development of a proclivity scale. Psychology, Crime & Law, 21, 570-588. doi: 10.1080/1068316X.2014.999064
  • Gannon, T., Alleyne, E., Butler, H., Danby, H., Kapoor, A., Lovell, T., et al(2015)Specialist group therapy for psychological factors associated with firesetting: Evidence of a treatment effect from a non-randomized trial with male prisonersBehaviour Research And Therapy7342-51. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2015.07.007
  • Hodson, G., & Dhont, K. (2015). The person-based nature of prejudice. Individual difference predictors of intergroup negativity. European Review of Social Psychology, 26, 1-42.
  • Meeusen, C. & Dhont, K. (2015). Parent-child similarity in common and specific components of prejudice: The role of ideological attitudes and political discussion. European Journal of Personality, 29, 585-598.
  • Ó Ciardha, C., Alleyne, E., Tyler, N., Barnoux, M., Mozova, K., & Gannon, T(2015)Examining the Psychopathology of Incarcerated Male Firesetters using the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-IIIPsychology, Crime & Law21, 606-616. doi:10.1080/1068316X.2015.1008478
  • Onraet, E., Van Hiel, A., Dhont, K., Hodson, G., & Schittekatte, M., & De Pauw, S. (2015). The association of cognitive ability with right-wing ideological attitudes and prejudice: A meta-analytic review. European Journal of Personality, 29, 599-621.   Wiley 2015 Award winner for outstanding contribution to the European Journal of Personality
  • Spruin, E., Alleyne, E., & Papadaki, I(2015)Domestic abuse victims’ perceptions of abuse and support: a narrative studyJournal Of Criminological Research, Policy And Practice19-28. doi:10.1108/JCRPP-10-2014-0002
  • Vasquez, E., Welborne, L., Peers, M., & Alleyne, E(2015)Any of Them Will Do: In-group Identification, Out-group Entitativity, and Gang Membership as Predictors of Group-based RetributionAggressive Behavior242-252. doi:10.1002/AB.21581


  • Alleyne, E., Gannon, T., Ó Ciardha, C., & Wood, J(2014)Community males show multiple-perpetrator rape proclivity: Development and Preliminary Validation of an interest scaleSexual Abuse: A Journal Of Research And Treatment2682-104. doi:10.1177/1079063213480819
  • Alleyne, E., Fernandes, I., & Pritchard, E(2014)Denying humanness to victims: How gang members justify violent behaviorGroup Processes And Intergroup Relations17750-762. doi:10.1177/1368430214536064
  • Alleyne, E., Wood, J., Mozova, K., & James, M(2014)Psychological and behavioral characteristics that distinguish street gang members in custodyLegal And Criminological Psychology21266-285. doi:10.1111/lcrp.12072
  • Dhont, K., & Hodson, G. (2014). Does lower cognitive ability predict greater prejudice? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23, 454-459. doi:1177/0963721414549750
  • Dhont, K., & Hodson, G. (2014). Why do right-wing adherents engage in more animal exploitation and meat consumption? Personality and Individual Differences, 64, 12-17. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.02.002
  • Dhont, K., Hodson, G., Costello, K., & MacInnis, C. C. (2014). Social dominance orientation connects prejudicial human-human and human-animal relations. Personality and Individual Differences, 61-62, 105-108. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2013.12.020
  • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., & Hewstone, M. (2014). Changing the ideological roots of prejudice: Longitudinal effects of ethnic intergroup contact on social dominance orientation. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 17, 27-44. doi:1177/1368430213497064
  • Ó Ciardha, C., Barnoux, M., Alleyne, E., Tyler, N., Mozova, K., & Gannon, T(2014)Multiple factors in the assessment of firesetters’ fire interest and attitudesLegal And Criminological Psychology. doi:10.1111/lcrp.12065
  • Onraet, E., Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2014). The relationships between internal and external threat and right-wing attitudes: A three-wave longitudinal study. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 712-725. doi:1177/0146167214524256
  • Turner, R. N., Dhont, K., Hewstone, M., Prestwich, A., Vonofakou, C. (2014). The role of personality factors in the reduction of intergroup anxiety and amelioration of outgroup attitudes via intergroup contact. European Journal of Personality, 28, 180-192 doi: 10.1002/per.1927
  • Van Assche, J., Roets, A., Dhont, K.,& Van Hiel, A. (2014). Diversity and out-group attitudes in the Netherlands: The role of authoritarianism and social threat in the neighborhood. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 40, 1414-1430.  DOI:1080/1369183X.2013.876895
  • Wood, J., Alleyne, E., Mozova, K., & James, M(2014)Predicting involvement in prison gang activity: Street gang membership, social and psychological factorsLaw And Human Behavior38203-211. doi:10.1037/lhb0000053


  • Christ, O., Asbrock, F., Dhont, K., Pettigrew, T.F. & Wagner, U. (2013). The effects of the intergroup climate on acculturation preferences of immigrants.Zeitschrift für Psychologie / Journal of Psychology, 221, 252-257 DOI: 1027/2151-2604/a000155
  • Dhont, K., Roets, A., & Van Hiel, A. (2013). The intergenerational transmission of need for closure underlies the transmission of authoritarianism and anti-immigrant prejudice. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 779-784. doi: 1016/j.paid.2012.12.016
  • Franssen, V., Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2013). Age-related differences in ethnic prejudice: Evidence of the mediating effect of right-wing attitudes. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 23, 252-257. doi: 10.1002/casp.2109
  • Gannon, T., & Alleyne, E. (2013)Female Sexual Abusers’ Cognition: A Systematic ReviewTrauma, Violence, & Abuse1467-79. doi:doi:10.1177/1524838012462245
  • Gannon, T., Ó Ciardha, C., Barnoux, M., Tyler, N., Mozova, K., & Alleyne, E. (2013)Male Imprisoned Firesetters Have Different Characteristics than Other Imprisoned Offenders and Require Specialist Treatment Psychiatry: Interpersonal And Biological Processes76349-364. doi:10.1521/psyc.2013.76.4.349
  • Onraet, E., Van Hiel A., & Dhont, K. (2013). The relationship between right-wing ideological attitudes and psychological well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 509-522. doi: 10.1177/0146167213478199
  • Onraet, E., Van Hiel A., Dhont, K., & Pattyn, S. (2013). Internal and external threat in relationship with right-wing attitudes. Journal of Personality, 81, 233-348. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12011.


  • Alleyne, E., & Wood, J(2012)Gang-related crime: The social, psychological and behavioural correlatesPsychology, Crime & Law19611-627. doi:DOI:10.1080/1068316X.2012.658050
  • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., De Bolle, M., & Roets, A. (2012). Longitudinal intergroup contact effects on prejudice using self- and observer-reports. British Journal of Social Psychology, 51, 221-238. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8309.2011.02039.x
  • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., & De Cremer, D. (2012). Externalities awareness in anticommons dilemmas decreases defective behavior. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 25, 228-238. doi:10.1002/bdm.718
  • Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2012). Intergroup contact buffers against the intergenerational transmission of authoritarianism and racial prejudice. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 231-234. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2011.12.008
  • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., Pattyn, S., Onraet, E., & Severens, E. (2012). A step into the anarchist’s mind: Examining political attitudes and ideology through event-related brain potentials. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 7, 296-303. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsr009
  • Pattyn, S., Van Hiel, A., Dhont, K., & Onraet, E. (2012). Stripping the political cynic: A psychological exploration of the concept of political cynicism. European Journal of Personality, 26, 566-579. doi: 10.1002/per.858
  • Roets, A., Van Hiel, A., & Dhont, K. (2012) Is sexism a gender issue? A motivated social cognition perspective on men’s and women’s sexist attitudes toward the own and other gender. European Journal of Personality, 26, 350-359. doi: 10.1002/per.843


  • Alleyne, E., & Wood, J(2011)Gang involvement: Social and environmental factorsCrime And Delinquency. doi:10.1177/0011128711398029
  • Dhont, K., Roets, A., & Van Hiel, A. (2011). Opening Closed Minds: The combined effects of intergroup contact and need for closure on prejudice. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 514-528. doi:10.1177/0146167211399101
  • Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2011). Direct contact and authoritarianism as moderators between extended contact and reduced prejudice: Lower threat and greater trust as mediators. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations 14, 223-237. doi: 10.1177/1368430210391121
  • Gannon, T., Ó Ciardha, C., Doley, R., & Alleyne, E. (2011)The Multi-Trajectory Theory of Adult Firesetting (M-TTAF)Aggression And Violent Behavior. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2011.08.001


  • Alleyne, E., & Wood, J(2010)Gang involvement: Psychological and Behavioral Characteristics of Gang Members, Peripheral Youth, and Nongang YouthAggressive Behavior 36423-436. doi:10.1002/ab.20360
  • Dhont, K., Cornelis, I., & Van Hiel, A. (2010). Interracial public-police contact: Relationships with police officers’ racial and work-related attitudes and behavior. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 34, 551-560. doi:10.1016/j.ijintrel.2010.07.004
  • Wood, J., & Alleyne, E. (2010)Street gang theory and research: Where are we now and where do we go from here?Aggression And Violent Behavior15100-111. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2009.08.005
  • Dhont, K. & Van Hiel, A. (2009). We must not be enemies: Interracial contact and the reduction of prejudice among authoritarians. Personality and Individual Differences 46, 172-177. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2008.09.022
  • Demanet, J., Dhont, K., Notebaert, L., Pattyn, S., & Vandierendonck, A. (2007). Pixelating familiar people in the media: Should masking be taking at face value? Psychologica Belgica, 47, 261-276.