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  • Osborne, D., C. Sibley, Y. Huo and H. Smith. 2015. Doubling‐down on deprivation. European Journal of Social Psychology 45: 482-495.

  • Osborne, D., Y. Huo and H. Smith. 2015. Organizational respect dampens the impact of group‐based relative deprivation on willingness to protest pay cuts. British Journal of Social Psychology 54: 159-175.

  • Smith, H. and T. Pettigrew. 2015. Advances in Relative Deprivation Theory and Research. Social Justice Research 28: 1-6.

  • Smith, H.J., C. Goode, R. Balzarini, D. Ryan and M. Georges. 2014. Cost of forgiveness: Observers prefer victims who leave unfaithful romantic partners. European Journal of Social Psychology 44: 758-773.

  • Smith, H. and Y. Huo. 2014. Relative Deprivation. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences 1: 231-238.

  • Smith, H. and T. Pettigrew. 2014. Subjective Interpretation of Inequality. Social and Personality Psychology Compass 8: 755-765.

  • Adams, V., T. Devos, L. Rivera, H. Smith and L. Vega. 2014. Teaching About Implicit Prejudices and Stereotypes. Teaching of Psychology 41: 204-212.

  • Smith, H.J. 2014. Relative Deprivation. In The Wiley Blackwell International Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology, edited by M. Miller. London: Wiley Blackwell.

  • McKee, S., H. Smith, A. Koch, R. Balzarini, M. Georges and M. Callahan. 2013. Looking up and Seeing Green. Psychology of Women Quarterly 37: 351-365.

  • Pettigrew, T. and H. Smith. 2012. Relative Deprivation Theory. The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology: 953-957.

  • Osborne, D., H. Smith and Y. Huo. 2012. More than a feeling. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 38: 628-641.

  • Smith, H., T. Pettigrew, G. Pippin and S. Bialosiewicz. 2012. Relative Deprivation: A theoretical and meta-analytic review. Personality & Social Psychology Review (Sage Publications Inc.) 16: 203-232.

  • Cronin, T. and H.J. Smith. 2011. Protest, Exit, or Deviance. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 41: 2352-2373.

  • Cronin, T.J. and H.J. Smith. 2011. Protest, Exit or Deviance: Adjunct University Faculty Reactions to Occupational Rank-Based Mistreatment. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 41: 2352-2373.

  • Smith, H.J. and T.F. Pettigrew. 2011. Relative Deprivation. In Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology, edited by D.J. Christie. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Smith, H.J., R. Parr, R. Woods, B. Bauer and T. Abraham. 2010. Five years after graduation: Undergraduate cross-group friendships and multi-cultural curriculum predict current attitudes and activities. Journal of College Student Development 51: 385-402.

  • Barreto, M., N. Ellemers, W. Scholten and H. Smith. 2010. To be or not to be. British Journal of Social Psychology 49: 43-67.

  • Smith, H., G. Olson, G. Agronick and T. Tyler. 2009. Everyday interactions with university authorities. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations: 209-226.

  • Smith, H.J. and I. Walker. 2008. Feeling relative deprivation: The rocky road from comparisons to actions. In Emerging research directions for improving intergroup relations – Building on the legacy of Thomas F. Pettigrew., edited by L. Tropp, G. Finchilescu, G. Tredoux and U. Wagner. Hoboken, NJ: Blackwell Press.

  • Carroll, J., H. Smith and S. Hillier. 2008. When Will Older Patients Follow Doctors' Recommendations? Interpersonal Treatment, Outcome Favorability, and Perceived Age Differences. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 38: 1127-1146.

  • Smith, H., T. Cronin and T. Kessler. 2008. Anger, Fear, or Sadness: Faculty Members’ Emotional Reactions to Collective Pay Disadvantage. Political Psychology 29: 221-246.

  • Smith, H.J., T. Thomas and T.R. Tyler. 2006. Concrete Construction Employees: When does procedural fairness shape self-evaluations? Journal of Applied Social Psychology 36: 644-663.

  • Leach, C., H. Smith and. 2006. By whose standard? The affective implications of ethnic minorities' comparisons to ethnic minority and majority referents. European Journal of Social Psychology 36: 747-760.

  • Smith, H. and D. Citti. 2006. Making the sexual harassment of others self-relevant. Social Justice Research 18: 500-526.

  • Smith, H.J. and C.W. Leach. 2004. Group Membership and Everyday Social Comparison Experiences. European Journal of Social Psychology 34: 297-308.

  • Smith, H.J. and T. Kessler. 2004. ). Group based emotions and intergroup behavior: The case of relative deprivation. In The Social Life of Emotions, edited by C.W. Leach and L.S. Tiedens. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

  • Smith, H.J., T.R. Tyler and Y.J. Huo. 2003. ). Interpersonal treatment, social identity, and organizational behavior. In Social Identity at Work: Developing Theory for Organizational Practice, edited by A.S. Haslam, D. van Knipppenberg, M. Platow and N. Ellemers. London, England: Psychology Press.

  • Smith, H.J. 2002. Thinking about Deservingness. Social Justice Research 15: 1-14.

  • Walker, Iain and Heather Smith. 2002. Relative deprivation. New York, NY, US

  • Spears, R. and H.J. Smith. 2001. Experiments as Politics. Political Psychology 23: 309-330.

  • Smith, H.J., R. Spears and I. Hamstra. 1999. Dealing with deprivation: The role of social identity salience. In Social Identity: Context, Commitment, Content, edited by . Oxford, England: Blackwell Press.

  • Smith, H.J., T.R. Tyler, Y.J. Huo, D.J. Ortiz and E.A. Lind. 1998. The Self-Relevant Implications of the Group Value Model: Group Membership, Self-Worth and Procedural Justice. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 34: 480-493.

  • Smith, H.J. and T.R. Tyler. 1998. Social Justice and Social Movements. In Handbook of Social Psychology, edited by D. Gilbert, S.T. Fiske and G. Lindzey. New York, New York: McGraw Hill.

  • Smith, H.J. and T.R. Tyler. 1997. Choosing the right pond: How group membership shapes self-esteem and group-oriented behavior. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 33: 146-170.

  • Tyler, Tom R, Robert J Boeckmann, Heather Jean Smith and Yuen J. Huo. 1997. Social Justice in a Diverse Society. Denver, Colorado: Westview Press.

  • Tyler, T.R., H.J. Smith and Y.J. Huo. 1996. Member diversity and leadership effectiveness: Procedural justice, social identity and group dynamics. In Advances in Group Processes, edited by B. Markovosky. Bingley, West Yorkshire: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

  • Smith, H.J. and T.R. Tyler. 1996. Justice and Power: Can justice motivations and superordinate categorizations encourage the advantaged to support policies which redistribute economic resources and the disadvantaged to willingly obey the law? European Journal of Social Psychology 26: 171-200.

  • Huo, Y.J., H.J. Smith, T.R. Tyler and E.A. Lind. 1996. Superordinate Identification, Subgroup Identification and Justice Concerns: Is Separatism the problem; Is Assimilation the Answer? Psychological Science 70: 913-930.

  • Smith, H.J. and R. Spears. 1996. Ability and Outcome Evaluations as a Function of Personal and Collective (Dis)advantage: A Group Escape From Individual Bias. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 22: 690-704.

  • Tyler, T., P. Degoey and H. Smith. 1996. Understanding why the justice of group procedures matters. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 70: 913-930.

  • Smith, H.J. 1994. People Like Us: The influence of personal deprivation and salience of group membership on justice evaluations. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 30: 277-299.

  • Smith, H.J. 1991. Just a Hunch: The relationship between accuracy and awareness in person perception.l. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior 15: 3-18.

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Educational Background

  • 1992 – Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, California (Social Psychology)

  • 1986 – M.Sc., University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland (Social Psychology)

  • 1980 – B.A., Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts (Psychology)

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  • CSU Student Success Program Competition, Sophomore Year Experience Program.

  • The social psychology of intergroup relations: A teaching and research collaborative

  • NSF RUI: What does relative deprivation predict? A meta-analytic critique

  • Self evaluations and the framing of unfair treatment

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Positions & Honors

  • 2012 – Goldstein Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Sonoma State University

  • 1993-1996 – Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Mental Health

  • 1992 – Chancellor Dissertation Fellow, University of California

  • 1990-1991 – Fulbright Scholar, United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

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