Mukadder Okuyan receives DAAD fellowship

Muk received news that she was awarded the prestigious DAAD fellowship for next year, and she will be headed to Germany to continue her dissertation research on perceived discrimination among majority group members. She will be based in Kiel and working with Professor Bernd Simon. Congrats, Muk! For more information see

New article published: Intersectional Consciousness in Collective Victim Beliefs: Perceived Intragroup Differences Among Disadvantaged Groups

This article, based on parts of Rashmi Nair’s dissertation work and now published in Political Psychology, shows the importance of considering intersectional consciousness when examining collective victim beliefs. We examined these questions among Dalits and Muslims in India of various class backgrounds, considering intersecting identities of class, gender, and caste/religion. Link to the read-only version of the article is here:

New review published: Victim and Perpetrator Groups’ Divergent Perspectives on Collective Violence: Implications for Intergroup Relations

This review article, co-authored with Rezarta Bilali (NYU Steinhardt) and now published in Advances in Political Psychology, juxtaposes and outlines the different ways in which members of (former) victim and perpetrator groups construe the same events of collective violence, explaining the often entrenched conflicts over what happened and whether and how the events should be commemorated and redressed. For the abstract see