PUblications

* Denotes current or former graduate student affiliated with the lab 

† Denotes current or former undergraduate student affiliated with the lab

*Burrows, D., Pietri E. S., Johnson, I.R., Ashburn-Nardo, L (in press). Promoting Inclusive Environments: In-group Organizational Endorsement as a Tool to Increase Feelings of Identity-Safety among Black Women. Sex Roles.

Johnson, I. R., Pietri, E. S., Buck, D. M., & Daas, R. (2021). What's in a pronoun: Exploring gender pronouns as an organizational identity-safety cue among sexual and gender minorities. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2021.104194

*Mosier, A. E., & Pietri, E. S. (2021). The link between stereotypical leader traits and perceived electability: Do Black women politicians face double jeopardy? Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy. https://psyarxiv.com/hx5ks

Moss-Racusin, C. A., Pietri, E. S., van der Toorn, J., & Ashburn-Nardo, L. (2021). Boosting the sustainable representation of women in STEM with evidence-based policy initiatives. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1177/2372732220980092

 

Johnson, I. R., & Pietri, E. S. (2020). An ally you say?: Endorsing White women as allies to encourage perceptions of allyship and organizational identity-safety among Black women. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430220975482

 

Pietri, E. S., *Drawbaugh, M. L., Johnson, I. R., & †Colvin, V. E. (2020). Maybe he is relatable too: Encouraging women to identify with male scientists by highlighting bias against fathers. Psychology of Women Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684320972118

 

Pietri, E. S., Johnson, I.J., †Majid, S., & *Chu C. (2020). Seeing What’s Possible: Videos Are More Effective Than Written Portrayals for Enhancing the Relatability of Scientists and Promoting Black Female U.S. Students’ Interest in STEM. Sex Roles, 84, 13-33. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-020-01153-x

 

Wang, K., †Walker, K., Pietri, E., & Ashburn‐Nardo, L. (2019). Consequences of confronting patronizing help for people with disabilities: Do target gender and disability type matter?. Journal of Social Issues, 75(3), 904-923. https://doi.org/10.1111/josi.12332

 

Pietri, E. S., *Drawbaugh, M. L., *Lewis, A. N., & Johnson, I. R., (2019). Who encourages Latina women to feel a sense of identity-safety in STEM? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2019.103827

 

Johnson, I. R., Pietri, E. S., Fullilove, F., & Mowrer, S. (2019). Exploring identity-safety cues and allyship among Black women students in STEM environments. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 43, 131-150. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684319830926

 

Pietri, E. S., Hennes, E. P., Dovidio, J. F., Brescoll, A., Bailey, A. H., Moss-Racusin, C. A., & Handelsman, J. (2019). Addressing unintended consequences of gender diversity interventions on women’s sense of belonging in STEM. Sex Roles, 80, 527-547. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-018-0952-2

 

Neise, Z. A., Libby, L., K., Fazio, R. H., Eibach, R., P., & Pietri, E., S. (2019). Does the Future Look Bright? Processing Style Determines the Impact of Valence Weighting Biases and Self-Beliefs on Expectations. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 116, 193-124. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspa0000136

 

Hennes, E. P., Pietri, E. S., Moss-Racusin, C. A., Mason, K. A., Dovidio, J. F., Brescoll, A., & Handelsman, J. (2018) Increasing the perceived malleability of gender bias using a modified Video Intervention for Diversity in STEM(VIDS). Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. 21, 788-809. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430218755923

The first two authors contributed equally to this work

 

Pietri, E. S., Johnson, I. R., *Ozgumus, E., & Young, A. I (2018). Maybe She Is Relatable: Increasing Women’s Awareness of Gender Bias Encourages Their Identification With Women Scientists. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 42, 192-219. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684317752643

 

Pietri, E. S., Johnson, I. R., & *Ozgumus, E. (2018). One size may not fit all: Exploring how the intersection of race and gender and stigma consciousness predict effective identity-safe cues for Black women. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 74, 291-306. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2017.06.021

 

Moss-Racusin, C. A., Pietri, E. S., Hennes, E. P., Dovidio, J. F., Brescoll, V. L., Roussos, G., Handelsman, J., (2018). Reducing STEM gender bias with VIDS (video interventions for diversity in STEM). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 24, 236-260. https://doi.org/10.1037/xap0000144

 

Pietri, E. S., Moss-Racusin, C. A., Dovidio, J. F., Guha, D., Roussos, G., Brescoll, V. L., & Handelsman, J. (2017). Using Video to Increase Gender Bias Literacy Toward Women in Science. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 41, 175-196. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684316674721

 

Rocklage, M. D. Pietri, E. S. & Fazio, R. H. (2017). The weighting of positive vs. negative valence and its impact on the formation of social relationships. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 73, 65-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2017.06.011

 

Pietri, E.S., & Fazio, R. H. (2017). Recalibrating valence weighting biases to promote changes in rejection sensitivity and risk-taking. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 68, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2016.05.004

 

Pietri, E.S., Dovidio, J. D., & Fazio, R. H. (2016). Recalibrating valence weighting Tendencies as a means of reducing anticipated discomfort with an interracial interaction. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430216674341

 

Pietri, E. S., Vasey, M. W., Grover, M., & Fazio, R. H. (2015). Predicting changes in depressive symptoms from valence weighting during attitude generalization. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 34, 859-875.

 

Gross, D., Pietri, E. S., Anderson, G., Moyano-Camihort, K., & Graham, M. J. (2015). Increased preclass preparation underlies student outcome improvement in the flipped classroom. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 14, ar36.

 

Fazio, R. H., Pietri, E. S., Rocklage, M.R. & Shook, N. J. (2015). Positive versus negative valence: Asymmetries in attitude formation and generalization as fundamental individual differences. Chapter to appear in J. M. Olson & M. P. Zanna (Eds.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (Vol. 51). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.  

 

Pietri, E. S., Fazio, R. H., & Shook, N. J. (2013) Recalibrating positive and negative weighting tendencies in attitude generalization. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 1100-1113.

 

Pietri, E. S., Fazio, R. H., & Shook, N. J. (2013). Weighting positive versus negative: The fundamental nature of valence asymmetry. Journal of Personality, 81, 196-208.

 

Pietri, E., Fazio, R. H., & Shook, N. J. (2012). Valence weighting as a predictor of emotional reactivity to a stressful situation. Journal of Clinical and Social Psychology, 31, 746-777.

 

 

Recent Presentations

* Denotes current or former graduate student affiliated with the lab 

† Denotes current or former undergraduate student affiliated with the lab

Talks


*Mosier, A. E., Pietri, E. S., & Johnson, I. R. (2022, February). The roles of context and identity-based adversity in promoting identity-safety among Black women in STEM. In C. Yantis & D. Green (Co-Chairs), Cueing Identity-Safety for People of Color in Diverse Contexts. Symposium to be presented at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

Derricks, V., Pietri, E.S., Dinh, T., & Johnson, I.R. (2022, February). Understanding Black Americans’ Identity-Safety Responses to Organizational Solidarity Statements. In C. Yantis & D. Green (Co-Chairs), Cueing Identity-Safety for People of Color in Diverse Contexts. Talk to be presented at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

Johnson, I. R., Pietri, E. S., & *Mosier, A. E. (October 2021). (Societal) context matters: Exploring the role of context and identity-based adversity among Black women in STEM settings. Talk to be given at Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology Conference. Santa Barbara, CA. 

*Mosier, A. E., & Pietri, E. S. (2021, August). Pluralistic ignorance decreases voting intentions for women primary election candidates. Talk presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Virtual Conference.

*Mosier, A. E., & Pietri, E. S. (2020, April). Shared fate: White women can signal identity safety for Black women in male-dominated STEM fields. Talk presented at the virtual annual conference of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

*Mosier, A. E., Pietri, E. S., & Johnson, I. R. (2021, February). The roles of descriptive and substantive representation in promoting identity-safety for Black women in politics. Data blitz presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Gender Preconference.
Talk can be viewed here: https://iu.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/t/1_2ysjdx2z

Pietri, E.S. & Johnson, I. R. (2021, February). Who acts an ally for Black female students? Talk presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Virtual Conference.

Johnson, I. R., Pietri, E. S., Ashburn-Nardo, L., & *Burrows, D. (2021, February). You can’t be what you can’t see (on video): Increasing Black women’s access to role models in STEM . Talk presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Virtual Conference.

*Lewis, A. N, *Trujillo, L., & Pietri, E. (February, 2020). Intersectional Allies: Exploring Whether Non-White Women Act as Allies and Promote Belonging for Black Women. Talk presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

*Beecham, J.G., Pietri, E. S., Johnson, I. R., & Ashburn-Nardo, L. (February, 2020). Can biracial women act as effective role models for Black women in STEM? Talk presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Johnson, I. R. & Pietri, E. S. (February, 2020). Will the real ally please stand up: Promoting perceptions of allyship among Black and White women in STEM environments. Talk presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

*Lewis, A. &  Pietri, E. S., (June, 2019). “Who will do?”: Predicting Effective Identity Safety-Cues for Latinas. Talk presented at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. 

*Burrows, D., Pietri E. S., & Johnson, R. I. (April, 2019). Encouraging Black female students’ belonging in STEM. Talk presented at the at the Annual Convention of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, National Harbor, MD.

*Rhodes, V., Pietri, E. S., Ashburn-Nardo, L., Varma-Nelson, P. (2019, April). Increasing Women's Self-Efficacy Through Naturally Embedded Peer Role Models. Talk presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association's Conference, Chicago, IL. 

Wang, K., †Walker, K., Pietri, E. S., & Ashburn-Nardo, L. (February, 2019). Consequences of confronting patronizing help for people with disabilities: Do target gender and disability type matter? Talk presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference Portland, OR.

 

Posters


*Lewis, A., Pietri, E. S. (February 2019). She just doesn't get it: Predicting Effective Identity Safety-Cues for Latinas in STEM. Poster presented to the Group Processes and Intergroup Relations Pre-conference at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Portland, OR. 

*Beecham, J. G., Pietri, E. S., Johnson, I. R., & Ashburn-Nardo, L. (2019, February). Can biracial women act as effective role models for Black women in STEM? Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Portland, Oregon.

*Burrows, D., Pietri, E.S., & Johnson, I. (February 2019). How can organizations promote Black women to trust mentors with different identities? Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Portland, OR.

 

†Colvin V. & Pietri, E.S. (2019, February). Increasing Women’s Awareness of Gender Bias Encourages Their Identification with Women Business Leader. Poster presented the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Portland, OR.

*Drawbaugh, M. L., Ashburn-Nardo, L., & Pietri, E. S. (2019, February). Penalties Against Working Mothers and Voluntarily Childfree Working Women. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference. Portland, OR.

This poster was a finalist for the SPSP conference Best Student Poster Award

†Majid, S., & Pietri, E.S. (2018, April). Exploring video versus written role model presentations for Black women. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

†Maric, D., & Pietri, E.S. (2018, April). Video versus written narratives as diversity interventions. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Conference, Chicago, Illinois.