Research Publications


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Political Psychology

Harper, C. (2015). How can social psychology help us better understand political orientations? PsyPAG Quarterly, 97, 34-39.

Forensic Psychology

Harper, C. A., Hogue, T. E., & Bartels, R. M. (2017). Attitudes towards sexual offenders: What do we know, and why are they important? Aggression and Violent Behavior. [OnineFirst].

Harper, C. A., & Harris, A. J. (2017). Applying moral foundations theory to understanding public views of sexual offending. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 23, 111-123.

Harper, C. A., & Hogue, T. E. (2017). Press coverage as a heuristic guide for social decision-making about sexual offenders. Psychology, Crime & Law, 23, 118-134.​

Harper, C. A., & Bartels, R. M. (2017). The influence of implicit theories and offender characteristics on judgements of sexual offenders: A moderated mediation analysis. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 23, 139-150.

Harper, C. A., Bartels, R. M., & Hogue, T. E. (2016). Reducing stigma and punitive attitudes toward pedophiles through narrative humanization. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. [Online First].

Harper, C. A., & Bartels, R. M. (2016). Implicit theories and offender representativeness in judgments of sexual crime. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. [OnlineFirst].

Harper, C. A., & Hogue, T. E. (2015). Measuring public perceptions of sex offenders: Reimagining the Community Attitudes Toward Sex Offenders (CATSO) scale. Psychology, Crime & Law, 21, 452-470.

Harper, C. A., & Hogue, T. E. (2015). The emotional representation of sexual crime in the national British press. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 34, 3-24.

Harper, C. A., & Hogue, T. E. (2014). A prototype-willingness model of sexual crime discourse in England and Wales. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 53, 511-524.