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Dr. Justin Hackett


  • B.S. Psychology and Political Science: Northern Kentucky University
  • M.A. Applied Social Psychology and Program Evaluation: Claremont Graduate University
  • Ph.D. Applied Social Psychology: Claremont Graduate University


Dr. Hackett is an applied social psychologist. His interests are in using social science research to address and ameliorate social issues. 

Selected Publications

  • Reysen, S. & Hackett, J. D. (in press). Factor structure and validity of the identification with all humanity scale. Current Psychology

    Rast III, D. E., Hackett, J. D., Alabstrao, A., & Hogg, M. A. (2015). Revoking a leader’s ‘license to fail’: Downgrading evaluations of prototypical ingroup leaders following an intergroup failure. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 45, 311-318.

    Hackett, J. D. (2015). ‘The Response:’ A day of prayer and protest. Politics, Bureaucracy, and Justice, 4, 45-53. 

    Hackett, J. D., Omoto, A. M., & Matthews, M. (2015). Human rights in the global community. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 21, 47-67. 

    Hackett, J. D. & Hogg, M. A. (2014). The diversity paradox: When people who value diversity surround themselves with like minded others. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44, 415-422. 

    Gaffney, A. M., Rast III, D. E., Hackett, J. D., & Hogg, M. A. (2014). Further to the right: Uncertainty, political polarization, and the American “Tea Party” movement. Social Influence, 9, 272-288. 

    Siegel, J. T., Crano, W. D., Alvaro, E. M., Lac, A., Hackett, J. D. & Hohman, Z. (2014). Differentiating common predictors and outcomes of marijuana initiation: A retrospective longitudinal analysis. Substance Use and Misuse, 49, 30-40. 

    Firestone, J., Hackett, J. D., & Harris, R. J. (2012). Testing relationships between sex of respondent, sexual harassment and intentions to reenlist in the U.S. Military. Public Administration Research, 1, 1-13. 

    Harris, R. J., Hackett, J. D., & Firestone, J., (2011). Double jeopardy: Race/ethnicity and sexual harassment in the U.S. military. Journal of Public Administration and Governance, 1, 138-156. 

    Omoto, A. M., Snyder, M., & Hackett, J. D. (2010). Personality and motivational antecedents of activism and civic engagement. Journal of Personality, 78, 1703-1734. 

    Hackett, J. D. & Omoto, A. M. (2009). Efficacy and estrangement: Effects of voting. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 9, 297-314.

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Psychology
  • University Honors Program

Academic Program(s)

  • B.A. Psychology
  • M.S. School Psychology

Contact Information



Morgan Hall 313