Professor Pratto researches power, intergroup relations, prejudice and discrimination, and social cognition. She is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and a Fellow of the American Psychological Society. She teaches courses in experimental research methods, social cognition, theories of intergroup relations, social psychology, and the communication of prejudice.
People seeking the Social Dominance Orientation Scale should read Pratto, Sidanius, Stallworth & Malle (1994).
- Culture and Ethnicity
- Ethics and Morality
- Gender Psychology
- Intergroup Relations
- Political Psychology
- Prejudice and Stereotyping
- Sexuality, Sexual Orientation
- Social Cognition
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- Sidanius, J., & Pratto, F. (1999). Social dominance: An intergroup theory of social hierarchy and oppression. New York: Cambridge University Press.
- Pratto, F., Glasford, D. E., & Hegarty, P. J. (2006). Weighing the prospects of war. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 9, 219-233.
- Pratto, F., & Hegarty, P. (2000). The political psychology of reproductive strategies. Psychological Science, 11, 57-62.
- Pratto, F., & John, O. P. (1991). Automatic vigilance: The attention-grabbing power of negative social information. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 61, 380-391.
- Pratto, F., Korchmaros, J., & Hegarty, P. (2007). When race and gender go without saying. Social Cognition, 25, 241-247.
- Pratto, F., Lemieux, A. F., Glasford, D. E., & Henry, P. J. (2003). American and Lebanese college students’ responses to the events of September 11, 2001: The relation of hopes and fears to the psychology of group positions. Psicologíca Politíca, 27, 13-35.
- Pratto, F., Liu, J., Levin, S., Sidanius, J., Shih, M., Bachrach, H., & Hegarty, P. (2000). Social dominance orientation and the legitimization of inequality across cultures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 31, 369-409.
- Pratto, F., & Shih, M. (2000). Social dominance orientation and group context in implicit group prejudice. Psychological Sciences, 11, 521-524.
- Pratto, F., Sidanius, J., & Levin, S. (2006). Social dominance theory and the dynamics of intergroup relations: Taking stock and looking forward. In W. Stroebe & M. Hewstone (Eds)., European Review of Social Psychology, 17, 271-320.
- Pratto, F., Stallworth, L. M., Sidanius, J., & Siers, B. (1997). The gender gap in occupational role attainment: A social dominance approach. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 37-53.
- Pratto, F. (1999). The puzzle of continuing group inequality: Piecing together psychological, social, and cultural forces in social dominance theory. In M. P. Zanna, Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (Vol. 31, pp. 191-263). San Diego: Academic Press.
- Pratto, F. (1996). Sexual politics: The gender gap in the bedroom, the cupboard, and the cabinet. In D. M. Buss & N. Malamuth (Eds.), Sex, power, and conflict: Evolutionary and feminist perspectives (pp. 179-230). NY: Oxford University Press.
- Pratto, F. (1994). Consciousness and automatic evaluation. In P. Niedenthal & S. Kitayama (Eds.), The heart's eye: Emotional influences on perception and attention (pp. 115-143). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
- Pratto, F., & Walker, A. (2004). The bases of gendered power. In A. H. Eagly, A. Beall, & R. Sternberg (Eds.), The psychology of gender, 2nd edition (pp. 242-268). NY: Guilford Publications.
- Pratto, F., & Walker, A. (2000). Dominance in disguise: Power, beneficence, and exploitation in personal relationships. In A. Lee-Chai & J. A. Bargh (Eds.), The use and abuse of power: Multiple perspectives on the causes of corruption. (pp. 93-114). Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.
- Laboratory in Social Psychology
- Research Methods in Experimental Social and I/O Psychology
- Social Cognition
- Social Psychology
- The communication of prejudice
- Theories of Intergroup Relations
Department of Psychology, U-20
University of Connecticut
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