Katie Wang, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

Research Organizations

School of Public Health: Pachankis Lab | Social & Behavioral Sciences

Selected Publications

  • Stigma consciousness and prejudice ambiguity: Can it be adaptive to perceive the world as biased? Wang, K., Stroebe, K., & Dovidio, J. F. (2012). Stigma consciousness and prejudice ambiguity: Can it be adaptive to perceive the world as biased? Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 241-245.
  • Witnessing disclosure of depression: Gender and attachment avoidance moderate interpersonal evaluations. Burke, S. E., Wang, K., & Dovidio, J. F. (2014). Witnessing disclosure of depression: Gender and attachment avoidance moderate interpersonal evaluations. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 33, 536-559.
  • Independent or ungrateful? Consequences of confronting patronizing help for people with disabilities. Wang, K., Silverman, A., Gwinn, J. D., & Dovidio, J. F. (2015). Independent or ungrateful? Consequences of confronting patronizing help for people with disabilities. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 18, 489-503.
  • Looking on the bright side of stigma: How stress-related growth facilitates adaptive coping among gay and bisexual men.

    Wang, K., Rendina, H. J., & Pachankis, J. E. (2016). Looking on the bright side of stigma: How stress-related growth facilitates adaptive coping among gay and bisexual men. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 20, 363-375.

  • Gay-related rejection sensitivity as a risk factor for condomless sex.

    Wang, K., & Pachankis, J. E. (2016). Gay-related rejection sensitivity as a risk factor for condomless sex. AIDS and Behavior, 20, 763-767.

  • The moderating role of internalized homonegativity on the efficacy of LGB-affirmative therapy: Results from a randomized controlled trial with young adult gay and bisexual men. Millar, B., M., Wang, K., & Pachankis, J. E. (2016). The moderating role of internalized homonegativity on the efficacy of LGB-affirmative therapy: Results from a randomized controlled trial with young adult gay and bisexual men. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 84, 565-570.
  • Wang, K., Weiss, N. H., Pachankis, J. E., & Link, B. G. (2016). Emotional clarity as a buffer in the relationship between mental illness stigma and suicide risk. Stigma and Health, 1, 252-262.
  • Wang, K., White-Hughto, J. M., Biello, K. B., O’Cleirigh, C., Mayer, K. H., Rosenberger, J. G., Novak, D. S., & Mimiaga, M. J. (2017). The role of distress intolerance in the relationship between childhood sexual abuse and problematic alcohol use among Latin American MSM. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 175, 151-156.
  • Wang, K., & Dovidio, J. F. (2017). Perceiving and confronting sexism: The causal role of gender identity salience. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 41, 65-76.

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