Publications By Year

in press

Vollhardt, J.R. (Ed.). (in press). The social psychology of collective victimhood. New York: Oxford University Press.

Nair, R., & Vollhardt, J. R. (in press). Intersectional consciousness in collective victim beliefs: Perceived intragroup differences among disadvantaged groups. Political Psychology.

Vollhardt, J.R. (in press). Introduction to “The social psychology of collective victimhood”: Examining context, power, and diversity in experiences of collective victimization. In J. R. Vollhardt (Ed.), The social psychology of collective victimhood. New York: Oxford University Press.

Twali, M., Hameiri, B., Vollhardt, J. R., & Nadler, A. (in press). Experiencing acknowledgment versus denial of the ingroup’s collective victimization. In J. R. Vollhardt (Ed.), The social psychology of collective victimhood. New York: Oxford University Press.

McNeill, A. & Vollhardt, J. R. (in press). “We all suffered!” – The role of power in rhetorical strategies of inclusive victimhood and its consequences for intergroup relations. In J. R. Vollhardt (Ed.), The social psychology of collective victimhood. New York: Oxford University Press.

Vollhardt, J.R., & Twali, M.S.  (in press).  The aftermath of genocide: Divergent social psychological processes among victim and perpetrator groups. In L. S. Newman (Ed.), Why are they doing this to us? The social psychology of genocide and extreme intergroup violence. New York: Oxford University Press.

2019

Bilali, R., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2019). Victim and perpetrator groups’ divergent perspectives on collective violence: Implications for intergroup relations. Advances in Political Psychology, 40, 75-108. 

2018

Vollhardt, J.R. & Nair, R. (2018). The two-sided nature of individual and intragroup experiences in the aftermath of collective victimization: Findings from four diaspora groups. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48 (4), 412-432.

Cohrs, J.C., Vollhardt, J.R., & McKeown Jones, S. (2018). Intergroup conflict, peace and reconciliation. In C.J. Hewer & E. Lyons (Eds.), Political psychology: A social psychological approach (pp. 292-312). Oxford: BPS Wiley.

Schroer-Hippel, M., Cohrs, J.C., & Vollhardt, J. R. (2018). Sozialpsychologische Friedens- und Konfliktforschung [Social psychological peace and conflict studies]. In O. Decker (Ed.), Sozialpsychologie und Sozialtheorie. [Social psychology and social theory]. Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer VS-Verlag.

Cohrs, J.C., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2018). Editorial report and acknowledgment of reviewers, 2016 [Editorial]. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 6, 1-7.

2017

Vollhardt, J.R. (2017). Using norms, knowledge, and narratives for the prevention of crimes against humanity and genocide. In S. Totten (Ed.), Last lectures: The prevention and intervention of genocide. New York: Routledge.

Noor, M., Vollhardt, J.R., Mari, S., & Nadler, A. (Eds.) (2017). The social psychology of collective victimhood. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47. [special issue]

Noor, M., Vollhardt, J.R., Mari, S., & Nadler, A. (2017). Social psychology of collective victimhood. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47, 121-134.

Bilali, R., Vollhardt, J.R., & Rarick, J.R.D. (2017). Modeling collective action through media to promote social change and positive intergroup relations in violent conflicts. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 68, 200-211.

Cohrs, J.C., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2017). Editorial report and acknowledgment of reviewers, 2016 [Editorial]. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 5, 1-7.

2016

Vollhardt, J.R., & Twali, M. S. (2016). Emotion-based reconciliation requires attention to power differences, critical consciousness, and structural change. Psychological Inquiry, 27, 136-143.  

Vollhardt, J.R., Nair, R., & Tropp, L. (2016). Inclusive victim consciousness predicts minority group members’ support for refugees and immigrants. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 46, 354–368.  

Moss, S. M., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2016). “You can’t give a syringe with unity”: Rwandan responses to the government’s single recategorization policies. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 16, 325-359.

Mazur, L., & Vollhardt, J. R. (2016). The prototypicality of genocide: Implications for international intervention. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 16, 290-320.

Bilali, R., Vollhardt, J.R., & Rarick, J. R. D. (2016). Assessing the impact of a media-based intervention to prevent intergroup violence and promote positive intergroup relations in Burundi. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 26, 221-235.

Vollhardt, J.R., & Campbell-Obaid., M. (2016). The social psychology of genocide and mass atrocities. In A. Miller (Ed.), The social psychology of good and evil (2nd ed., pp. 159-184). New York: Guilford Press.

Vollhardt, J.R. (2016). The role of social psychology in preventing group-selective mass atrocities. In S. Rosenberg, T. Galis, & A. Zucker (Eds.), Reconstructing atrocity prevention (pp. 95-124). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Cohrs, J. C., & Vollhardt, J. R. (2016). Editorial report and acknowledgement of reviewers, 2015 [Editorial]. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 4, 1-7.

2015

Vollhardt, J.R., & Bilali, R. (2015). The role of inclusive and exclusive victim consciousness in predicting intergroup attitudes: Findings from Rwanda, Burundi, and DRC. Political Psychology, 36, 489-506.

Vollhardt, J.R. (2015). Inclusive victim consciousness in advocacy, social movements, and intergroup relations: Promises and pitfalls. Social Issues and Policy Review, 9, 89-120.

Bilali, R., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2015). Can mass media interventions effectively promote peace in contexts of ongoing violence? Evidence from Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 21, 604-620.

Cohrs, J. C., McNeill, A., & Vollhardt, J. R. (2015). The two-sided role of inclusive victimhood for intergroup reconciliation: Evidence from Northern Ireland. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 21, 634-647.

Vollhardt, J. R., Bilewicz, M., & Olechowski, M. (2015). Victims under siege: Lessons for Polish-Jewish relations and beyond. In K. Sharvit & E. Halperin (Eds.), The social psychology of intractable conflicts – celebrating the legacy of Daniel Bar-Tal, volume I (pp. 75-87). New York: Springer.

Mazur, L., Nair, R., & Vollhardt, J. R. (2015). Dynamics of group and intergroup relations. In A. Dost-Gözkan & D. Sönmez Keith (Eds.), Norms, groups, conflict and social change: Rediscovering Muzafer Sherif’s Psychology (159-186). Piscataway, NJ: Transaction.

Cohrs, J.C., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2015). Editorial report and acknowledgment of reviewers, 2014 [Editorial]. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 3, 1-7.

 2014 

Vollhardt, J.R., Mazur, L.B., & Lemahieu, M.  (2014). Acknowledgment after mass violence: Effects on psychological well-being and intergroup relations. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 17, 306 – 323.

Campbell, M., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2014). Fighting the good fight: The relationship between belief in evil and support for violent policies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 16-33.

Vollhardt, J.R. (2014). The question of legitimacy in studying collective trauma. In I. Maček (Ed.), Engaging violence. Trauma, memory, and representation (pp. 74-90). New York, NY: Routledge.

Nair, R., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2014). Understanding intergroup relations in India: The role of group-based victim consciousness. Charpoy: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Social Sciences, 1, 50-61.

 2013

Vollhardt, J.R., & Bilewicz, M. (Eds.). (2013). The aftermath of genocide: psychological perspectives. Journal of Social Issues, 69 (1). [special issue]

Vollhardt, J.R., & Cohrs, J.C. (2013). Aktuelle Sozialpsychologische Beitrӓge zur Friedens- und Konfliktforschung [Current social psychological contributions to Peace and Conflict Studies]. Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung [Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies], 2, 246-277.  

Bilali, R., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2013). Priming effects of a reconciliation radio drama on historical perspective taking in the aftermath of mass violence in Rwanda. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 144-151.

Vollhardt, J.R. (2013). “Crime against humanity” or “Crime against Jews”? Acknowledgment in construals of the Holocaust and its importance for intergroup relations. Journal of Social Issues, 69, 144-161.

Vollhardt, J.R., & Bilewicz, M. (2013). After the genocide: psychological perspectives on victim, bystander, and perpetrator groups. Journal of Social Issues, 69, 1-15.

Cohrs, J.C., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2013). Welcome to a new international open-access journal in social and political psychology [Editorial]. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 1, 1-4.

Vollhardt, J. R. (2013). Genozid [Genocide]. In M. Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch – Psychologisches Wӧrterbuch [Dorsch – Psychological Dictionary] (16th ed., p. 621). Bern, Switzerland: Hans Huber. URL: http://portal.hogrefe.com/dorsch/genozid/

Vollhardt, J. R. (2013). Ethnischer Konflikt [Ethnic conflict]. In M. Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch – Psychologisches Wӧrterbuch [Dorsch – Psychological Dictionary] (16th ed., p. 499). Bern, Switzerland: Hans Huber. URL: http://portal.hogrefe.com/dorsch/ethnischer-konflikt/

 2012

 Vollhardt, J.R. (2012). Interpreting rights and duties after mass violence. Culture and Psychology, 18, 133-145.

Bilewicz, M., & Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Evil transformations: Psychological processes underlying genocide and mass killing. In A. Golec De Zavala & A. Cichocka (Eds.), Social psychology of social problems. The intergroup context (pp. 280 – 307). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Collective victimization. In L. Tropp (Ed.), Oxford handbook of intergroup conflict (pp. 136 – 157). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Groeben, N. & Vollhardt, J.R. (2012). Friedenspsychologie als zielorientierte Praxisforschung. Eine metatheoretisch-methodologische Kritik. [Peace psychology as goal-oriented, practice-focused research. A meta-theoretical methodological critique.] In W. Baros & J. Rost (Eds.), Natur- und kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven in der Psychologie. Methodologie – Methoden – Anwendungsbeispiele [Natural and cultural science perspectives in psychology. Methodology – methods – application examples] (pp. 17-27). Berlin, Germany: Verlag irina regener.

Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Collective victimhood. In D. J. Christie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology (pp. 1164-1167). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Social psychological peace research. In D. J. Christie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology (pp. 1037-1041). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Tolerance for diverse groups. In D. J. Christie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology (pp. 1117-1121). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

 2011

Vollhardt, J. R., & Staub, E. (2011). Inclusive altruism born of suffering: The effects of past suffering on prosocial behavior toward outgroups. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 81, 307-315.  

Vollhardt, J.R. (2011). Beyond damage and social reproduction: Meaning making, agency, and living history among youth in the aftermath of violent conflict. Invited book review, Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 17, 210-214.

Vollhardt, J.R. (2011). Power and dehumanization as barriers to intergroup dialogue: Commentary on “Toward a dialogical model of conflict resolution” (Seamus A. Power). Society and Psychology, 4, 71-75.

 2010

Vollhardt, J. R. (2010). Enhanced external and culturally sensitive attributions after extended intercultural contact. British Journal of Social Psychology, 49, 363-383.

2009

Vollhardt, J.R. (2009). Altruism born of suffering and prosocial behavior following adverse life events: A review and conceptual integration. Social Justice Research, 22, 53-97.  

Vollhardt, J. R. (2009). The role of victim beliefs in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Risk or potential for peace? Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 15, 135-159.

Shapiro, I., Bilali, R., & Vollhardt, J. (2009). Peace. In S. J. Lopez (Ed.), The encyclopedia of positive psychology, Vol. 2 (pp. 672-676). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

 2008

Staub, E., & Vollhardt, J. (2008). Altruism born of suffering: The roots of caring and helping after experiences of personal and political victimization. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 78, 267-280.

Vollhardt, J., & Bilali, R. (2008). Social psychology’s contribution to the psychological study of peace: A review. Social Psychology, 39, 12-25.

Vollhardt, J., & Migacheva, K., & Tropp, L. (2008). Social cohesion and tolerance for group differences. In J. de Rivera (Ed.), Handbook on building cultures of peace (pp. 139-152). Berlin, New York: Springer.

 prior to 2008

 Vollhardt, J., Coutin, M., Staub, E., Weiss, G., & Deflander, J. (2007). Deconstructing hate speech in the DRC: A psychological media sensitization campaign. Journal of Hate Studies, 5, 15-36.

Vollhardt, J. (2004). Der Einfluss des Faktors Geschlecht auf die Filmpräferenz [The influence of gender on the preference of film genres]. In B. Boeckle & M. Ruf (Eds.), Eine Frage des Geschlechts. Ein Gender-Reader [The question of gender. A gender reader]. (pp. 207-219). Wiesbaden, Germany: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Carroll, M. & Vollhardt, J. (2002). “If people want to have dual citizenship, what’s wrong with that?” Examining the legal and emotional aspects of dual citizenship in Germany. Humanity in Action – Reports of the Fellows (Vol. 4) (pp. 127 – 130). New York.

Schick, H., Vollhardt, J., Herfordt, J., Groeben, N. & Reiß, F. (2000). Beziehungs- oder Prinzipientreue in der Politik? Eine inhaltsanalytische Untersuchung zur moralischen Beurteilung politischer Affären anhand des Stufenmodells nach Kohlberg [Loyalty toward personal relations or principles in politics? A content-analytic study of politicians’ moral judgments according to Kohlberg’s stage model]. Kölner Psychologische Studien, 5, 27-55. http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/psych/allgemeine/forschung/prinzipientreue/index.html