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November 26, 2014

Canadian Excellence

List of Publications



i. Invited Papers in Refereed Journals:

†Benazon, N., Foster, M. D., & Coyne, J. C. (2006). Expressed Emotion, Adaptation and Patient Survival Among Couples Coping With Chronic Heart Failure. Journal of Family Psychology, 20, 328-334.

Foster, M. D. (2000). Utilization of global attributions in recognizing and responding to gender discrimination among college women. Current Psychology, 19, 57-69.

ii. Papers in Refereed Journals:

Foster, M. D. (2014). The relationship between collective action and well-being and its moderators: pervasiveness of discrimination and dimensions of action. Sex Roles, 70, 165-182.

Foster, M.D. (2013). Everyday confrontation of discrimination. The well-being costs and benefits to women over time. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 5, 135-154.

Choma, B. L., Hafer, C. L., Crosby, F., & Foster, M. D. (2012). Perceptions of personal sex discrimination: The role of belief in a just world and discrimination against oneís group. Journal of Social Psychology, 152, 172-182.

Foster, M. D. (2009). Perceiving pervasive discrimination over time: Implications for coping. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 33, 172-182.

Foster, M.D. (2009)The dynamic nature of coping with gender discrimination: Appraisals, strategies and well-being over time. Sex Roles, 60, 694-707.

Choma, B., Foster, M. D. & Radford, E. (2007). Using objectification theory to examine the effects of a media literacy intervention on women. Sex Roles, 56,††††††† 581-591.

Foster, M., Sloto, L., Ruby, R. (2006). Meritocracy beliefs, personal discrimination and well-being: The benefits of post-shattered assumptions over shattered assumptions. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 9, 401-411.

Foster, M. D. & Tsarfati, E. M. (2005). The motivational quality of shattered assumptions when responding to an acute experience of gender discrimination. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 1730-1738.

Foster, M. D., & Dion, K. L. (2004). The role of hardiness in moderating the relationship between global/specific attributions and actions against discrimination. Sex Roles, 51, 161-169

Foster, M. D., Jackson, C. L., Hartmann, R., & Woulfe, S. (2004).Minimizing the pervasiveness of womenís personal experiences of gender discrimination. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 28, 224-232.

Foster, M. D., Arnt, S., & Honkola, J. (2004). When the advantaged become disadvantaged: Menís and womenís actions against gender discrimination. Sex Roles, 50, 27-36.

Foster, M. D. & Dion, K. L. (2003). Dispositional hardiness and womenís well-being relating to gender discrimination: The role of minimization. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 27, 197-208.

†Matheson, K., Warren, K. & Foster, M. D. & Painter, C. (2000). Reactions to affirmative action: Seeking the bases for resistance. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 1013-1038.

Foster, M. D. (1999). Acting out against discrimination: The effects of different social identities. Sex Roles, 40, 167-186.

Foster, M. D. & Matheson, K. (1999). Perceiving and responding to the personal/group discrimination discrepancy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 1319-1329.

Foster, M. D., & Matheson, K. (1998). Perceiving and feeling the personal/group discrimination discrepancy: Motivation or inhibition for action? Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 1, 165-174.

Foster, M. D. & Matheson, K. (1995). Double relative deprivation: Combining the personal and political. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21, 1167-1177.

Foster, M. D. & Matheson, K. & Poole, M. (1994). Responding to sexual discrimination: The effects of societal versus self-blame. Journal of Social Psychology, 134, 743-754.

†Foster, M. D. (2001). The motivational quality of global attributions in hypothetical and experienced situations of gender discrimination. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 25, 242-253.

Foster, M. D. (2000). Positive and negative responses to personal discrimination: Does coping make a difference? Journal of Social Psychology, 140, 93-106.