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†= Undergraduate Mentee ††= Graduate Student Mentee 

Discrimination and Intergroup Relations Research

Wellman, J. D., Wilkins, C. L., Newell, E. E., & ††Stewart, D. K. (2019). Conflicting motivations: Understanding how low-status group members respond to ingroup discrimination claimants. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45(8), 1170-1183. doi: 10.1177/0146167218808500

Wilkins, C. L., Wellman, J. D., Flavin, E. L., & Manrique, J. A. (2018). When men perceive anti-male bias: Status-legitimizing beliefs increase discrimination against women. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 19(2), 282-290. doi: 10.1037/men0000097

Wilkins, C. L., Wellman, J. D., & ††Schad, K. (2017). Reactions to anti-male sexism claims: The moderating roles of status legitimizing belief endorsement and group identification.  Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 20(2), 173-185, doi: 10.1177/1368430215595109  

Wellman, J. D., Liu, X., & Wilkins, C. L. (2016). Priming status‐legitimizing beliefs: Examining the impact on perceived anti‐White bias, zero‐sum beliefs, and support for Affirmative Action among White people. British Journal of Social Psychology, 55: 426–437. doi:10.1111/bjso.12133

Wilkins, C. L., Wellman, J. D., Babbitt, L., Toosi, N. R., & ††Schad, K. (2015). You can win but I can’t lose: Bias against high-status groups increases their zero-sum beliefs about discrimination. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 57, 1-14. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2014.10.008

Wellman, J. D., & McCoy, S. K. (2014). Walking the straight and narrow: Examining the role of traditional gender norms in sexual prejudice. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 15(2), 181-190. doi: 10.1037/a0031943

Wilkins, C. L., Wellman, J. D., & Kaiser, C. R. (2013). Status legitimizing beliefs predict positivity toward whites who claim anti-white bias. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49 (6), 1114-1119. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2013.05.017

McCoy, S. K., Wellman, J. D., Cosley, B., Saslow, L. & Epel, E. (2013), Is the belief in meritocracy palliative for members of low status groups? Evidence for a benefit for self-esteem and physical health via perceived control. European Journal of Social Psychology, 43: 307–318. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.1959

 

Health & Stigma Research

Wellman, J. D., ††Araiza, A. M., Solano, C., & ††Berru, E. (2019). Sex differences in the relationship between weight stigma, depression and binge eating. Appetite, 133, 166-173. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2018.10.029

Shen, M. J. & Wellman, J. D. (2019). Evidence of palliative care stigma: The role of negative stereotypes in preventing willingness to utilize palliative care. Palliative & Supportive Care, 17 (4), 374-380. doi: 10.1017/S1478951518000834  (Shared First Author)

Wellman, J. D., ††Araiza, A.M., Newell, E. E., & McCoy, S. K. (2018). Weight stigma facilitates unhealthy eating and weight gain via fear of fat. Stigma & Health, 3(3), 186-194.  doi: 10.1037/sah0000088

††Araiza, A. M. & Wellman, J. D. (2017). Weight stigma predicts inhibitory control and food selection in response to the salience of weight discrimination. Appetite, 114, 382-390. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.04.009  (Shared First Author)

McCoy, S. K., Wellman, J. D., Cosley, B., Saslow, L. & Epel, E. (2013), Is the belief in meritocracy palliative for members of low status groups? Evidence for a benefit for self-esteem and physical health via perceived control. European Journal of Social Psychology, 43: 307–318. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.1959