Assistant Professor of Psychology and of Organizational Studies
3054 East Hall and 829 Weiser Hall
Research in my lab examines why systems of group-based social inequality are ubiquitous and resistant to change. Our research centers around three major themes:
Ho, A. K., Kteily, N., & Chen, J. M. (in press). Introducing the Sociopolitical Motive x Intergroup Threat Model to understand how monoracial perceivers’ sociopolitical motives influence their categorization of multiracial people. Personality and Social Psychology Review.
Roberts, S. O., Ho, A. K., Gulgoz, S., Leeka, J., & Gelman, S. A. (2020). The role of group status and group membership in the practice of hypodescent. Child Development, 91, e721-e732.
Chen, J. M., Kteily, N., & Ho, A. K. (2019). Whose side are you on? Asian Americans’ mistrust of Asian-White biracials predicts more exclusion from the ingroup. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45, 827-841.
Kteily, N., Rocklage, M., McClanahan, K., & Ho, A. K. (2019). Political ideology shapes the amplification of the accomplishments of disadvantaged vs. advantaged group members. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, 116, 1559-1568.
Ho, A. K., Kteily, N., & Chen, J. M. (2017). “You’re one of us”: Black Americans’ use of hypodescent and its association with egalitarianism. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113, 753-768.
Kteily, N., Sheehy-Skeffington, J., & Ho, A. K. (2017). Hierarchy in the eye of the beholder: Social dominance orientation shapes the perception of inequality between groups. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 112, 136-159.
Ho, A. K., Sidanius, J., Kteily, N., Sheehy-Skeffington, J, Pratto, F., Henkel, K. E., Foels, R., & Stewart, A. L. (2015). The nature of social dominance orientation: Theorizing and measuring preferences for intergroup inequality using the new SDO7 scale. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109, 1003-1028.
Ho, A. K., Roberts, S. O., & Gelman, S (2015). Essentialism and racial bias jointly contribute to the categorization of multiracial individuals. Psychological Science, 26, 1639-1645.
Ho, A. K., Sidanius, J., Cuddy, A. J. C., & Banaji, M. R. (2013). Status-boundary enforcement and the categorization of Black-White biracials. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 940-943.
Ho, A. K., Sidanius, J., Pratto, F., Levin, S., Thomsen, L., Kteily, N., & Sheehy-Skeffington, J. (2012). Social dominance orientation: Revisiting the structure and function of a variable predicting social and political attitudes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 583-606.
Ho, A. K., Sidanius, J., Levin, D. T., & Banaji, M. R. (2011).Evidence for hypodescent and racial hierarchy in the categorization and perception of biracial individuals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 492-506.