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Bernard Whitley

Bernard Whitley

Although I retired from "active" academia in July, 2014, I am still currently working on a couple of projects.Mary Kite and I are revising our book, The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination, for Psychology Press, and Mary and I are updating out 1996 meta-analysis of gender differences in attitudes toward lesbians and gay men.

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Primary Interests:

  • Causal Attribution
  • Ethics and Morality
  • Gender Psychology
  • Person Perception
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Research Methods, Assessment
  • Sexuality, Sexual Orientation


Journal Articles:

  • Blankenship, K. L., & Whitley, B. E., Jr. (2000). The relationship of general deviance to academic dishonesty. Ethics and Behavior, 8, 1-12.
  • Keith-Spiegel, P., Tabachnick, B. G., Whitley, B. E., Jr., & Washburn, J. (1998). Why do professors ignore cheating? Opinions of a national sample of psychology instructors. Ethics and Behavior, 8, 215-227.
  • Whitley, B. E., Jr. (1999). Right-wing authoritarianism, social dominance orientation, and prejudice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 77, 126-134.
  • Whitley, B. E., Jr. (1998). Factors associated with cheating among college students: A review. Research in Higher Education, 39, 235-274.
  • Whitley, B. E., Jr., & Aegisdottir, S. (2000). The gender belief system, authoritarianism, social dominance orientation, and heterosexuals’ attitudes toward lesbians and gay men. Sex Roles, 42, 947-967.
  • Whitley, B. E., Jr., & Lee, S. E. (2000). Relationships of authoritarianism and related constructs to attitudes toward homosexuality. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 144-170.
  • Whitley, B. E., Jr., Nelson, A. B., & Jones, C. J. (1999). Gender differences in cheating attitudes and classroom cheating behavior: A meta-analysis. Sex Roles, 41, 657-60.

Bernard Whitley
Department of Psychological Science
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306
United States

  • Phone: (765) 285-1690
  • Fax: (765) 285-1702

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