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Michael Kraus

Arriving Fall 2024

Research Interests

Societal inequality (race, class, gender, power); Emotion (empathy, pro-social emotions, psychophysiology); Self (authenticity, dissonance, culture)

Selected Publications

Park, J. W., Vani, P., Saint-Hilaire, S., Kraus, M. W. (2022). Disadvantaged group activists’ attitudes toward advantaged group allies in social movements. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 98, 104226.

Callaghan, B., Harouni, L., Dupree, C. H., Kraus, M. W., & Richeson, J. A. (2021). Testing the efficacy of three informational interventions for reducing misperceptions of the Black-White wealth gap. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(38), e2108875118.

Tan, J. J. X., Kraus, M. W., Carpenter, N. & Adler, N. (2020). The association between objective and subjective economic standing and subjective well-being: A meta-analytic review. Psychological Bulletin 146(11), 970-1020.

Kraus, M. W., Onyeador, I. N., Daumeyer, N. M., Rucker, J. M., & Richeson, J. A. (2019). The misperception of racial economic inequality. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 14(6), 899-921.

Kraus, M. W., Torrez, B., Park, J. W., & Ghayebi, F. (2019). Evidence for the reproduction of social class in brief speech. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116 (46), 22998-23003.

Kraus, M. W., & Mendes, W. B. (2014). Sartorial symbols of social class elicit class-consistent behavioral and physiological responses: A dyadic approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(6), 2330-2340.