E-mail Kristof Dhont
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Category Scientific staff (postdoctoral fellow, FWO)
   
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Research
  • Racism: Dispositional and situational determinants of explicit and implicit racism: the role of intergroup contact and ideology.
  • Political psychology: Ideology; Political extremism; Political cognition.
 
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Publications

 

In press
  •  Onraet, E., Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (in press). The relationships between internal and external threat and right-wing attitudes: A three-wave longitudinal study. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

 

  • Van Assche, J., Roets, A., Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (in press). Diversity and out-group attitudes in the Netherlands: The role of authoritarianism and social threat in the neighboorhood. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

 

    Published
    • Dhont, K. & Hodson, G. (2014). Why do right-wing adherents engage in more animal exploitation and meat consumption? Personality and Individual Differences, 64, 12-17.

     

    • Dhont, K., Hodson, G., Costello, K., MacInnis, C. C. (2014). Social Dominance Orientation connects prejudicial human-human and human-animal relations. Personality and Individual Differences 61-62, 105-108

     

    • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., & Hewstone, M. (2014). Changing the ideological roots of prejudice: Longitudinal effects of ethnic intergroup contact on social dominance orientation. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 17, 27-44.

     

    • Turner, R. N., Dhont, K., Hewstone, M., Prestwich, A., Vonofakou, C. (2014). The role of personality factors in the reduction of intergroup anxiety and amelioration of outgroup attitudes via intergroup contact. European Journal of Personality, 28, 180-192

     

    • Christ, O., Asbrock, F., Dhont, K., Pettigrew, T.F. & Wagner, U. (2013). The effects of the intergroup climate on acculturation preferences of immigrantsZeitschrift für Psychologie / Journal of Psychology 221, 252-257. [Special Issue: Migration and Integration]

     

    • Dhont, K., Roets, A., & Van Hiel, A. (2013). The intergenerational transmission of need for closure underlies the transmission of authoritarianism and anti-immigrant prejudice. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 779-784.

     

    • Franssen, V., Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2013). Age-related differences in ethnic prejudice: Evidence of the mediating effect of right-wing attitudes. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psyschology, 23, 252-257.

     

    • Onraet, E., Van Hiel A., Dhont, K. (2013).The relationship between right-wing ideological attitudes and psychological well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 509-522.

     

    • Onraet, E., Van Hiel A., Dhont, K., Pattyn, S. (2013). Internal and external threat in relationship with right-wing attitudes. Journal of Personality, 81, 233-348

     

    • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., De Bolle, M., & Roets, A. (2012). Longitudinal intergroup contact effects on prejudice using self- and observer-reports. British Journal of Social Psychology, 51, 221-238. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8309.2011.02039.x [Special Section: Dynamic processes in intergroup contact]

     

      • Roets, A., Van Hiel, A., & Dhont, K. (2012) Is sexism a gender issue? A motivated social cognition perspective on men’s and women’s sexist attitudes toward the own and other gender. European Journal of Personality, 26, 350-359. doi: 10.1002/per.843

       

        • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., & De Cremer, D. (2012). Externalities awareness in anticommons dilemmas decreases defective behavior. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 25, 228-238. doi:10.1002/bdm.718.

         

        • Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2012). Intergroup contact buffers against the intergenerational transmission of authoritarianism and racial prejudice. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 231-234. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2011.12.008

         

        • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., Pattyn, S., Onraet, E., & Severens, E. (2012). A step into the anarchist’s mind: Examining political attitudes and ideology through event-related brain potentials. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 7, 296-303. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsr009

         

        • Pattyn, S., Van Hiel, A., Dhont, K., & Onraet, E. (2012). Stripping the political cynic: A psychological exploration of the concept of political cynicism. European Journal of Personality, 26, 566-579.

         

          • Dhont, K, Roets, A., & Van Hiel, A. (2011). Opening Closed Minds: The combined effects of intergroup contact and need for closure on prejudice. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 37, 514-528. doi:10.1177/0146167211399101

           

          • Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2011). Direct contact and authoritarianism as moderators between extended contact and reduced prejudice: Lower threat and greater trust as mediators. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations 14, 223-237. [Special Issue: Prejudice Reduction through Extended and other Forms of Indirect Contact] doi: 10.1177/1368430210391121

           

          • Dhont, K., Cornelis, I., & Van Hiel, A. (2010). Interracial public-police contact: Relationships with police officers' racial and work-related attitudes and behavior. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 34, 551-560. doi:10.1016/j.ijintrel.2010.07.004

           

          • Dhont, K. & Van Hiel, A. (2009). We must not be enemies: Interracial contact and the reduction of prejudice among authoritarians. Personality and Individual Differences 46, 172-177. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2008.09.022

           

          • Demanet*, J., Dhont*, K., Notebaert*, L., Pattyn*, S., & Vandierendonck, A. (2007). Pixelating familiar people in the media: Should masking be taking at face value? Psychologica Belgica, 47, 261-276. (* Shared first authorship)

           

           
          Invited talks
          • Dhont, K. (2013, July). Harmony and hostility in intergroup relations: Individual and contextual factors shape the effects of intergroup contact on prejudice. Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

           

            • Dhont, K. (2012, March). A person x situation approach to prejudice reduction: Does intergroup contact work among ‘prejudiced personalities’? Social Psychology Unit, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany

             

            • Dhont, K. (2011, November). A person x situation approach to prejudice reduction: Does intergroup contact work among ‘prejudiced personalities’? Unit of Social Psychology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

             

            • Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2011, October). Een sociaalpsychologische benadering van racisme: Over oorzaken en remedies. Seminar series about racism and discrimination as introduction to the General Conference of European Coalition of Cities Against Racism. Ghent University, Belgium

             

             
            Conference presentations / posters
              • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., Christ, O., Asbrock, F., Onraet, E. (2012, August). Harmony and hostility in intergroup relations: How the intergroup climate shapes the effects of positive contact on ethnic prejudice and policy attitudes. Paper presented at the Social Psychology Section Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society, St. Andrews University, Scotland

               

              • Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2012, July). Intergroup contact buffers against the intergenerational transmission of authoritarianism and racial prejudice. Poster presented at the 16th European Conference on Personality, Trieste, Italy

               

                 

                • Dhont, K. (2012, May). A person x situation approach to prejudice reduction: Does intergroup contact work among ‘prejudiced personalities’? Talk given at the Medium Size Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology on Motivational Processes in Attitudes, Ghent University, Belgium

                 

                   

                  • Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2012, May). Intergroup contact buffers against the intergenerational transmission of authoritarianism and racial prejudice. Poster presented at the Medium Size Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology on Motivational Processes in Attitudes, Ghent University, Belgium

                   

                     

                    • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., & Hewstone, M. (2012, May). Changing some ideological roots of prejudice: Longitudinal effects of ethnic intergroup contact on social dominance orientation. Paper presented at the at the Annual Meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences, University of Liège, Belgium.

                     

                       

                      • Roets, A., Van Hiel, A., & Dhont, K. (2012, May) Is sexism a gender issue? A motivated social cognition perspective on men’s and women’s sexist attitudes toward the own and other gender. Paper presented at the at the Annual Meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences, University of Liège, Belgium

                       

                      • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., & Roets, A. (2011, July). Longitudinal intergroup contact effects on prejudice and essentialism using self-reports and observer ratings. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.

                       

                      • Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2011, July). Direct contact and authoritarianism as moderators of the extended contact effect on prejudice: Increased benefits via threat and trust. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.

                       

                      • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., De Bolle, M., & Roets, A. (2011, May). Longitudinal intergroup contact effects on prejudice using self- and observer-reports. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium.

                       

                      • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., Pattyn, S., Onraet, E., & Severens, E. (2011, May). A step into the anarchist’s mind: Examining political attitudes and ideology through event-related brain potentials. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium.

                       

                      • Roets, A., Dhont, K., & Van Hiel, A. (2011, May). A Motivated Social Cognition Perspective on Sexism Toward the Own and Opposite Gender. Poster presented at the 23nd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, USA.

                       

                      • Dhont, K., Roets, A., & Van Hiel, A. (2009, July). Opening closed minds: Need for Closure as a moderator of the relationship between intergroup contact and prejudice. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Scientifc Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

                      • Dhont, K., Cornelis, I., & Van Hiel, A. (2009, July). Interracial public-police contact: Relationships with police officers's racial and work-related attitudes and behaviors. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Scientifc Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

                      • Pattyn, S., Van Hiel, A., & Dhont, K. (2009, July). Stripping the political cynic: A psychological exploration of the concept of political cynicism. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

                      • Dhont, K. & Van Hiel, A. (2009, June). Internalization of the externalities in commons and anticommons dilemmas. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.

                      • Dhont, K. & Van Hiel, A. (2008, July). We must not be enemies: Interracial contact and the reduction of prejudice among authoritarians. Paper presented at the 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Sciences Po, Paris, France

                      • Dhont, K., Van Hiel, A., Pattyn, S., & Severens, E. (2008, July). A step into the mind of the political extremist: The measurement of extreme attitudes and ideology through response latencies and event-related brain potentials. Poster presented at the 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Sciences Po, Paris, France