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Michael Schmitt (Associate Professor / Area Coordinator - Social)
Phone:   778-782-4342  
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Office:   RCB 8309  
Areas of Study:   Social 
Research Interests:   Intergroup relations, collective identity, responses to social inequality, coping with discrimination, and environmental sustainability.  
Teaching Interests:   Social psychology, intergroup relations, self.  
Home Page:   http://www.sfu.ca/psyc/faculty/schmitt/lab
Selected Publications:   Outten, H.R., Miller, D. Schmitt, M.T., & Garcia, A. (in press). Feeling Threatened about the Future: Whites' Emotional Reactions to Anticipated Ethnic Demographic Changes. Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin.

Jetten, J., Schmitt, M.T., Branscombe, N.R., Garza, A.A., & Mewse, A. (2011). Group commitment in the face of pervasive discrimination: The role of legitimacy appraisals. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 116-126.

Schmitt, M.T., Davies, K., Hung, M., & Wright, S.C. (2010). Identity moderates the effects of Christmas displays on mood, self-esteem, and inclusion. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 1017-1022.

Schmitt, M.T., Lehmiller, J.J., & Walsh, A.L. (2007). The role of heterosexual identity threat in differential support for same-sex civil unions versus marriages. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 10, 443-455.

Schmitt, M.T., Branscombe, N.R., & Kappen, D. (2003). Attitudes toward group-based inequality: Social dominance or social identity? British Journal of Social Psychology, 42, 161-186.

Schmitt, M.T., & Branscombe, N.R. (2002). The meaning and consequences of perceived discrimination in disadvantaged and privileged social groups. In W. Stroebe & M. Hewstone (Eds.), European Review of Social Psychology (Vol. 12, pp. 167-199). Chichester, England: Wiley.  

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