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prof. dr. J. Schaafsma

Full professor 

Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Department Communication and Cognition


My research interests lie broadly in cultural diversity and interethnic contact, processes of social in- and exclusion, and intergroup hostility and reconciliation.


Principal publications

  • Schaafsma, J. & Williams, K. D. (2012). Exclusion, intergroup hostility, and religious fundamentalism. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 829-837. DOI: 10.1016/j.jesp.2012.02.015
  • Nezlek, J. B., Schaafsma, J., Safron, M., & Krejtz, I. (2012). Self-construal and the intra- and interethnic social interactions of ethnic minorities. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 43, 623-637. DOI: 10.1177/0022022111399647
  • Schaafsma, J. (2011). Discrimination and subjective well-being: The moderating roles of identification with the heritage group and the host majority group. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40, 786-795. DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.825
  • Schaafsma, J., Nezlek, J. B., Krejtz, I., & Safron, M. (2010). Ethnic identification and naturally occurring interethnic social interactions: Muslim minorities in Europe. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40, 1010-1028. DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.699
  • Schaafsma, J. (2008). Interethnic relations at work: Examining ethnic minority and majority members' experiences in The Netherlands. International Journal of Intercultural Relations32, 453-465. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2008.06.004

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Last amended: 28 February 2017