Research

Sociopolitical Ideology

Sociopolitical ideology is a powerful force in peoples’ lives. In our lab, we study the antecedents of, correlates and outcomes associated with sociopolitical ideologies, including authoritarianism and political orientation (e.g. conservatism vs. liberalism). More recently,…
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Intergroup Relations

In general, our research has focused primarily on affective and ideological predictors of intergroup prejudice, including RWA, SDO, and intergroup emotions. One emotion in particular we have studied is intergroup disgust sensitivity (ITGDS; Hodson, Choma…
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Sexism and Self-objectification

In 1997, Fredrickson and Roberts proposed objectification theory as a framework for understanding the effects of sexual objectification on women. Self-objectification, or the internalization of an (objectified) external view of oneself fosters body shame, appearance…
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Lab Publications

Selected Publications: Choma, B. L., & McKeown, S. (2019). Introduction to intergroup contact and collective action: Integrative perspective. Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, 3, 3-10. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts5.42 Tyagi, V.*, Hanoch, Y., Choma, B. L. & Denham,…
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Collaborations

Dr. Becky Choma has written and collaborated with many excellent and respected researchers. Full list is coming shortly
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