Representative Publications

Arab American Psychology

  • Amer, M. & Awad, G. H. (Eds.) (2016) The Handbook of Arab American Psychology.
        New York: Routledge.

  • Awad, G. H., Amayreh, W. & Reilly, E. D. (2017) Contemporary Arab American Psychology. In Social Issues In Living Color: Challenges And Solutions From The Perspective Of Ethnic Minority Psychology. Blume, A. (Ed.): Praeger Books.

Prejudice & Discrimination

  • Awad, G. H. & Amayreh, W. (2016). Discrimination: Heightened Prejudice Post 9/11 and Psychological Outcomes. In M. M. Amer, & G. H. Awad (Eds.), Handbook of Arab American psychology. New York: Routledge.

  • Neville, H. A., Awad, G. H., *Brooks, J., *Flores, M., & *Bluemel, J. (2013). Color-Blind Racial Ideology: Theory, Training, and Measurement Implications in Psychology. The American Psychologist, 68(6), 455-466.

  •  Awad, G. H. (2013).  Does Policy Name Matter? The Effect of Framing on the Evaluations of African American Applicants. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 379-387. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12026

  • Brown, L. M., Awad, G. H., *Preas, E. J., *Allen, V., *Kenney, J., *Roberts, S.*Lusk, B. L. (2013). Investigating Prejudice towards Men Perceived to be Muslim: Cues of Foreignness versus Phenotype. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 237-245. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12015

  • Awad, G. H. & *Hall-Clark, B. (2009). Impact of Religiosity and Right Wing Authoritarianism on Prejudice towards Middle Easterners.  Beliefs and Values: Understanding the Global Implications of Human Nature, 1(2), 183-192.

  • Awad, G. H., Cokley, K., & *Ravitch, J. (2005). Attitudes toward affirmative action: A comparison of color-blind versus modern racist attitudes. Journal Of Applied Social Psychology, 35(7), 1384-1399. doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.2005.tb02175.x

Identity & Acculturation

  • Awad, G. H. (2010). The impact of acculturation and religious identification on perceived discrimination for Arab/Middle Eastern Americans. Cultural Diversity And Ethnic Minority Psychology, 16(1), 59-67. doi:10.1037/a0016675

  • Awad, G. H. (2007). The role of racial identity, academic self-concept, and self-esteem in the prediction of academic outcomes for African American students. Journal Of Black Psychology, 33(2), 188-207. doi:10.1177/0095798407299513

Multicultural Research Methodology

  • Awad, G. H., Patall, E. A., *Rackley, K. R. & *Reilly, E. D. (2016). Recommendations for Culturally Sensitive Research Methods.  Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 26, (3). DOI: 10.1080/10474412.2015.1046600

  • Cokley, K. O & Awad, G. H. (2013). In Defense of Quantitative Methods: Using the “Master’s Tools” to Promote Social Justice.  Journal for Social Action in Counseling & Psychology, 5(2), 26-41.

  • Awad, G. H., & Cokley, K. O. (2010). Designing and interpreting quantitative research in multicultural counseling. In J. G. Ponterotto, J. Casas, L. A. Suzuki, C. M. Alexander (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural counseling (3rd ed.) (pp. 385-396). Thousand Oaks, CA US: Sage Publications, Inc.

  • Cokley, K. O., & Awad, G. H. (2008).  Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Multicultural Research. In Heppner, P. P., Kivlighan, D. M., & Wampold, B. E.  (Eds.). Research Design in Counseling (3rd Ed.) (pp. 366-384).  California: Wadsworth.

Body Image

  • Awad, G. H., Norwood, C.R., *Taylor, D., *Martinez, M., *McClain, S., *Jones, B., *Holman, A., & *Chapman-Hilliard, C. (2015). Beauty and Body Image Concerns Among African American College Women.  Journal of Black Psychology, 41, 540-564. DOI: 10.1177/0095798414550864

  • Mintz, L. B., Awad, G. H., *Stinson, R. D., *Bledman, R. A., Coker, A. D.,Kashubeck-West, S., & *Connelly, K. (2013). Weighing and body monitoring among college women: The scale number as an emotional barometer. Journal Of College Student Psychotherapy, 27(1), 78-91.doi:10.1080/87568225.2013.739039

  • Kashubeck-West, S., Coker, A. D., Awad, G. H., Stinson, R. D., Bledman, R., & Mintz, L. (2013). Do measures commonly used in body image research perform adequately with African American college women?. Cultural Diversity And Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19(3), 357-368. doi:10.1037/a0031905

Mental Health

  • Amer, M. M., Awad, G. H., & Hovey, J. D. (2014). Evaluation of the CES-D Scale factor structure in a sample of second-generation Arab-Americans. InternationalJournal Of Culture And Mental Health, 7(1), 46-58. doi:10.1080/17542863.2012.693514

  • Awad, G. H., *Martinez, M. S. & Amer, M.M. (2013). Considerations for Psychotherapy with Immigrant Women of Middle Eastern/Arab Descent. Women and Therapy, 36, 163-175.