My research interests center around the issues of stereotypes, stigma, and group processes. I currently pursue this interest with two main lines of research. The first examines why stigmatized individuals embrace negative stereotypes regarding their own group. The second is concerned with the development of a new measure of implicit prejudice.
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- Burkley, M., & Blanton, H. (2008). Endorsing a negative in-group stereotype as a self-protective strategy: Sacrificing the group to save the self. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 37-49.
- Burkley, M., & Blanton, H. (2005). When am I my group? Self-enhancement versus self-justification accounts of perceived prototypicality. Social Justice Research, 18, 445-463.
- Burkley, M., Parker, J., Stermer, P. S., & Burkley, E. (2010). Trait beliefs that make women vulnerable to math disengagement. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 234-238.
- Parker, J., & Burkley, M. (2009). Who’s chasing whom? The impact of gender and relationship status on mate poaching. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 1016-1019.
- Payne, K., Burkley, M., & Stokes, M. (2008). Why do implicit and explicit attitude tests diverge? The role of structural fit. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 16-31.
- Blanton, H., & Burkley, M. (2008). Deviance regulation theory: Applications to adolescent social influence. In M. Prinstein & K. A. Dodge (Eds.), Peer contagion processes among youth: Peer contagion processes in youth Duke series on child development and public policy. Guilford Press.
- Burkley, M., & Blanton, H. (2008). Research designs in applied social psychology. In L. Steg, B. Buunk, & T. Rothengatter (Eds.), Applied social psychology: Understanding and managing social problems. Cambridge University Press.
- Research Methods in Psychology
- Social Psychology
- Stereotypes and Prejudice
Department of Psychology
Oklahoma State University
215 North Murray
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
- Phone: (405) 744-7575
- Fax: (405) 744-8067