Dr. Markus Kemmelmeier

Department of Sociology
Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Ph.D. Program
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2001
M.A., University of Michigan, 1997
Diplom-Psychologe, University of Mannheim, 1994 

Social Psychology Page

screen-shot-2016-10-15-at-11-21-25-amDr. Markus Kemmelmeier is Professor of Sociology. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 2001 in social psychology. Dr. Kemmelmeier has articles in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, and Political Psychology. His current research focuses on cultural psychology, political psychology, intergroup relations and interpersonal behavior, and he as an ongoing interest in social psychological methods and statistics. He also serves as the Director of the Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Ph.D. Program.

Selected Recent Publications

Crowder, M., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2014). Untreated depression contributes to higher suicide rates in U.S. honor cultures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 45, 1144–1160. DOI: 10.1177/0022022114534915

Duncan, M., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2012). Attitudes toward same-sex marriage: An essentialist approach. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 12, 377–399. DOI: 10.1111/j.1530-2415.2012.01290.x

Hayward, R. D., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2011). Weber revisited: A cross-national analysis of religiosity, religious culture and economic attitudes. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42, 1309-1319. DOI: 10.1177/0022022111412527

Jehle, A., Miller, M. K., Kemmelmeier, M., & Maskaly, J. (2012). How voluntariness of apologies affects actual and hypothetical victims’ perceptions of the offender. Journal of Social Psychology, 152, 727-745. DOI: 10.1080/00224545.2012.697079

Kemmelmeier, M. (2014). Telling what they want to know: A replication and extension. Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1027/1864-9335/a000173

Kemmelmeier, M. (2015). The closed-mindedness that wasn’t: Need for structure and expectancy-inconsistent information. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:896. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00896 

Kemmelmeier, M., & Chavez, H. L. (2014). Biases in the perception of Barack Obama’ skin tone. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy. DOI: 10.1111/asap.12061

Kemmelmeier, M., & Malanchuk, O. (2015). Greater self-enhancement in Western than Eastern Ukraine, but failure to replicate the Muhammad Ali effect. International Journal of Psychology. DOI: 10.1002/ijop.12151

Kemmelmeier, M., & Walton, A. P. (2016). Creativity in men and women: Threat, other-interest and self-assessment. Creativity Research Journal, 28. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2016.1125266

Lykes, V. A., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2014). What predicts loneliness?: Cultural difference between individualist and collectivist societies in Europe. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 45, 468-490. DOI: 10.1177/0022022113509881

Miller, G. D., Kemmelmeier, M., & Dupey, P. (2013). Gender differences in worry during medical school. Medical Education, 47, 932–941. DOI: 10.1111/medu.12236

Saucier, G., Kenner, J. S., Iurino, K., Bou Malham, P., Chen, Z., Thalmayer, A. G., Kemmelmeier, M., … & Altschul, C. (2015). Cross-cultural differences in a global ‘Survey of World Views’. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46, 53-70. DOI: 10.1177/0022022114551791

Taras, V., Sarala, R., Muchinsky, P., Kemmelmeier, M., … & Singelis, T. (2013). Opposite ends of the same stick? Multi-method test of the dimensionality of individualism and collectivism. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 45, 213-245. DOI: 10.1177/0022022113509132

Uz, I., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2014). Islamist terrorism as identity threat: The case of ambivalent identification and self-stereotyping among Turkish Muslims. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1111/jasp.12257

Vargas, J. H., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2013). Ethnicity and contemporary American culture: A meta-analytic investigation of horizontal–vertical individualism–collectivism. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 44, 195-222. DOI: 10.1177/0022022112443733

Walton, A. P., Kemmelmeier, M. (2012). Creativity in its social context: The interplay of organizational norms, situational threat and gender. Creativity Research Journal, 24, 208–219.

Wieland, A. M., Sundali, J., Kemmelmeier, M., & Sarin, R. (2014). Gender differences in the endowment effect: Women pay less, but won’t accept less. Judgment and Decision Making, 9, 558–571.