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Chaney, K.E. & Sanchez, D.T. (in press). The endurance of interpersonal confrontations as a prejudice reduction strategy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Chaney, K.E. & Sanchez, D.T. (in press). Gender-inclusive bathrooms signal fairness across identity dimensions. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Pauker, K., Carpinella, C. M., Meyers, C., Young+, D. M., & Sanchez, D. T., (in press). The role of diversity exposure in Whites’ reduction in race essentialism over time. Social Psychological and Personality Science*. PDF

Manuel, S.K., Howansky, K., Chaney, K.E., & Sanchez, D.T. (in press). No rest for the stigmatized: A model of Organizational Health and Workplace Sexism (OHWS). Sex Roles. PDF

Pauker, K., Carpinella, C. M., Lick, D. J., Sanchez, D. T., & Johnson, K. L. (in press). Malleability in biracial categorizations. The impact of geographic context and targets; racial heritage. Social Cognition: Special Issue on Intersectionality.PDF

Wilton, L. S., Rattan, A., & Sanchez, D.T. (in press). White perceptions of biracial individuals' race shift when biracials speak out against bias. Social Psychological and Personality Science. PDF


Sanchez, D. T., Chaney, K.E., Manuel, S.K., Wilton, L.S., & Remedios, J.D.(2017). Stigma by prejudice transfer: Racism threatens White women and sexism threatens men of color. Psychological Science, 28, 445-461. PDF

Young, D.M., Sanchez, D. T., & Wilton, L.S. (2017). Biracial perception in black and white: How Black and White Respond to Phenotype and Racial Identity Cues. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology,23 (1), 154-164. PDF


Chaney, K. E., Sanchez, D. T. & Remedios, J. D. (2016). Organizational identity safety cue transfers. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42(11), 1564-1576.PDF

Freeman, J.B., Pauker, K., & Sanchez, D. T. (2016). A perceptual pathway to bias: Interracial exposure reduces abrupt shifts in real-time race perception and predict mixed-race bias. Psychological Science, 27(4), 502-517.PDF

Good, J.J., Sanchez, D. T., & Moss-Racusion, C.A. (2016). A paternalistic duty to protect? Predicting men's descisions to confront sexism. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. PDF

Himmelstein, M.S. & Sanchez, D. T. (2016). Masculinity in the doctor's office: Masculinity, gendered doctor preference and doctor-patient communication. Preventive Medicine, 84, 34-40. PDF

Himmelstein, M.S. & Sanchez, D. T. (2016). Masculinity impediments: Internalized masculinity contributes to healthcare avoidance in men and women. Journal of Health Psychology, 21(7), 1283-1292.PDF

Pascoal, P.M., Sanchez, D. T., Raposo, C.F., & Pechorro, P. (2016). Initial validation of the sexual pleasure scale in clinical and non-clinical samples of partnered heterosexual people. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 13 , 1408-13. PDF

Sanchez, D. T., Himmelstein, M. S., Young, D. M., Albuja, A., & Garcia, J. A. (2016). Confronting as autonomy promotion: Speaking up against discrimination and psychological well-being in racial minorities. Journal of Health Psychology, 21, 1999-2007. PDF


Young, D.M., Sanchez, D. T., & Wilton, L.S. (2015). Too rich for diversity: Socioeconomic status influences multifaceted person perception of Latino targets. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy PDF

Chaney, K.E., Young, D. M., & Sanchez, D.T. (2015). Confrontation's Health Outcomes and Promotion of Egalitarianism (C-HOPE) Framework. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 1(4), 363-371.PDF

Fetterolf, J. & Sanchez, D. T. (2015). The costs and benefits of perceived sexual agency for men and women. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44, 961-970.PDF

Gaither, S., Remedios, J, Sanchez, D. T. & Sommers, S. R. (2015). Thinking outside the box: Multiple identity mindsets affect creative problem solving. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6 596-603. PDF

Himmelstein, M.S., Young, D. M., Sanchez, D. T. , & Jackson, J. (2015). Vigilance in the discrimination-stress model for Black Americans. Psychology & Health, 30, 253-267.PDF

Sanchez, D.T., Young, D. M., & Pauker, K. (2015). Exposure to racial ambiguity influences lay theories of race. Social Psychological and Personality Science , 6,382-390.PDF

Stepney, C., Sanchez, D.T., Handy, P. (2015). Perceptions of parents' ethnic identities and the personal ethnic-identity and racial attitudes of biracial adults. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 21,65-75.PDF

Wilton, L.S., Good, J.J., Moss-Racusin, C. A., & Sanchez, D.T. (2015). Communicating more than just diversity: The effect of institutional diversity statements on expectations and performance as a function of race and gender. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 21, 315-325. PDF


Kroeper, K. M., Sanchez, D.T., & Himmelstein, M.S. (2014). Heterosexual men's confrontation of sexual prejudice: The role of precarious manhood Sex Roles, 70,1-13.PDF

Sanchez, D. T., Shih, M. J.& Wilton, L.S. (2014). Exploring the Identity Autonomy Perspective (IAP): An Integrative Theoretical Approach to Multicultural and Multiracial Identity. (pgs. 139-159 Handbook of Multicultural Identity. Benet-Martinez & Hong (Eds.), Oxford University Press.PDF

Wilton, L.S., Sanchez, D.T., & Giamo, L. (2014). Seeing similarity or distance: Racial identification motivates perceptions of biracial targets and intergroup relations. Social Psychology, 45,127-134*.PDF

Young, D. M., Moss-Racusin, C. A., & Sanchez, D.T. (2014). Implicit agency, communality, and perceptual congruence in couples: Implications for relationship health. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 55, 133-138.PDF


Good, J. J., Sanchez, D. T., & Chavez, G.(2013). White ancestry in perceptions of Black/White biracial individuals: Implications for affirmative action contexts. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43,E276-E286*PDF

Kwang, T., Crockett, E.E., Sanchez, D. T. & Swann, W. B.(2013). Men seek social standing, women seek companionship: Sex differences in deriving self-worth from relationships. Psychological Science, 24,1142-1150PDF

Rudman, L.A., Fetterolf, J., & Sanchez, D.T. (2013). What motivates the sexual double standard? More support for male versus female control theory. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39,250-263PDF

Wilton, L.S., Sanchez, D.T., & Chavez, G. (2013). Speaking the language of diversity: Spanish fluency, phenotype, and White ancestry in the distribution of diversity awards. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 35,346-359*PDF

Wilton, L.S., Sanchez, D.T., & Garcia, J.A. (2013). The stigma of privilege: Racial identity and stigma consciousness among biracial individuals. Race and Social Problems, 5,41-56PDF

Young, D. M., Sanchez, D. T., & Wilton, L.S. (2013). At the crossroads of race: Racial ambiguity and biracial identification influence psychological essentialist thinking. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19,461-467*.PDF


Sanchez, D. T., Phelan, J. E., Moss-Racusin, C. A. & Good, J. J. (2012). The gender role motivation model of women's sexually submissive behavior and satisfaction in heterosexual couples. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin,38, 528-539 PDF

Sanchez, D. T., Fetterolf, J. C., & Rudman, L.A. (2012). Eroticizing inequalities in the United States: Determinants and consequences of traditional gender role adherence. Journal of Sex Research, 48, 168-183PDF

Sanchez, D. T., Chavez, G., Good, J.J. & Wilton, L. S. (2012). The language of acceptance: Spanish proficiency and perceived intragroup rejection among Latinos. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 43, 1019-1033*PDF

Good, J. J., Moss-Racusin, C. A., & Sanchez, D. T. (2012). When do we confront? Perceptions of the costs and benefits predict confronting discrimination on behalf of the self and others. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 36,210-226PDF


Sanchez, D. T., Good, J. J., & Chavez, G.(2011). Blood Quantum and Perceptions of Black/White Biracial Targets: The Black Ancestry Prototype Model of Affirmative Action. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 37,3-14*PDF

Sanchez, D. T., Moss-Racusin, C.A., Phelan, J. E., & Crocker, J.(2011). Relationship contingency and sexual motivation in women: Implications for sexual satisfaction. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40,99-110 PDF

Park, L. E., Sanchez, D. T. & Brynildsen, K. T.(2011). Maladaptive responses to romantic breakup: The role of relationship contingent self-worth. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 14, 1749-1773PDF


Chavez, G. F., & Sanchez, D. T.(2010). A clearer picture of multiracial substance use: Rates and correlates of alcohol and tobacco use in Multiracial adolescents and adults. Race and Social Problems, 32, 99-107 PDF

Good, J. J., Chavez, G., & Sanchez, D. T.(2010). Sources of self-categorization as minority for mixed race individuals: Implications for affirmative action. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 16, 453-460PDF

Good, J. J., & Sanchez, D. T.(2010). Doing gender for different reasons: Why gender conformity predicts positive and negative self-esteem. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 34, 203-214PDF

Moss-Racusin, C. A., Good, J. J. & Sanchez, D. T.(2010). The impact of collective gender identity on relationship quality: When men feel devalued. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 11,65-75

Phelan, J. E., Sanchez, D. T., & Broccoli, T. L.(2010). The danger in sexism: The links between fear of crime, benevolent sexism, and inhibition. Sex Roles, 62,35-47PDF

Sanchez, D. T.(2010). How do forced-choice dilemmas affect multiracial people? The role of autonomy and public regard in depressive symptoms. Journal of Applied Social Psychology,40,1657-1677.PDF

Sanchez, D. T., & Chavez, G. (2010). Are you minority enough? Language ability affects targets' and perceivers' assessments of minority status. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 32,99-107PDF


Broccoli, T. L. & Sanchez, D. T. (2009).Implicit hopelessness and condom use frequency: Exploring nonconscious predictors of risky behavior.Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39,.430-448PDF

Broccoli, T. L., Sanchez, D. T., Friedman, M. A., & Osinubi, O. Y. (2009). Enhanced life functioning: Initial efficacy of a theoretical approach to integrate multiple health behavior interventions in young adults. Preventive Medicine, 48,532-536PDF

Good, J. J. & Sanchez, D. T. (2009). Communal stereotypes prime men's benevolent sexism: Implications for romance and family. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 10, 188-194PDF

Sanchez, D. T., & Bonam, C. M. (2009). To disclose or not to disclose: The effect of biracial disclosure on perceiver evaluations and target responses. Journal of Social Issues, 65, 129-149PDF

Sanchez, D. T., & Garcia, J. A. (2009). When race matters: Racially stigmatized others and perceiving race as a biological construction affect biracial people's daily well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 1154-1164PDF

Sanchez, D. T., Shih, M., & Garcia, J. A. (2009). Juggling multiple racial identities: Malleable racial identification and well-being. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 15,243-254

Shih, M., & Sanchez, D. T. (2009). When race becomes more complex: Towards understanding the landscape of multiracial identity and experiences. Journal of Social Issues, 65,1-11PDF


Sanchez, D. T., & Broccoli, T. L. (2008). The romance of self-objectification: Does priming romantic relationships induce states of self-objectification among women? Sex Roles, 59, 555-567.PDF

Sanchez, D. T., Good, J., Kwang, T., & Saltzman, E. (2008). When finding a mate becomes urgent: Why relationship contingency predicts men's and women's body shame. Social Psychology, 39, 90-102 PDF


Kiefer, A. K. & Sanchez, D. T.(2007). Scripting sexual passivity: A gender role perspective. Personal Relationships, 14, 269-290.PDF

Kiefer, A. K. & Sanchez, D. T.(2007). Men's sex dominance inhibition: Do men automatically refrain from sexually dominant behavior?Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 1617-1632.PDF

Sanchez, D. T. & Kiefer, A. K. (2007). Body concerns in and out of the bedroom: Implications for sexual pleasure and problems. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36,808-820.PDF

Sanchez, D. T. & Kwang, T (2007). When the relationship becomes her: Revisiting body concerns from a relationship contingency perspective.Psychology of Women Quarterly, 31, 404-414.PDF

Shih, M. J., Bonam, C., Sanchez, D. T., & Peck, C. (2007). Beliefs in the social construction of race: Adaptive strategies for multiracials.Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13, 125-133PDF


Kiefer, A. Sanchez, D. T. & Kalinka, C.J. Ybarra, O. (2006). How women’s nonconscious association of sex with submission affects their ability to orgasm.Sex Roles, 55,83-94.

Sanchez, D. T., Kiefer, A., & Ybarra, 0. (2006).Sexual submissiveness in women: Costs for autonomy.Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 512-524. PDF


Sanchez, D. T. & Crocker, J. (2005). Investment in gender ideals and well-being: The role of external contingencies of self-worth.Psychology of Women Quarterly, 29, 63-77.PDF

Sanchez, D. T., Crocker, J. & Boike, K. R. (2005). Doing gender in the bedroom: Investing in gender norms and the sexual experience. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 1445-1455.PDF

Shih, M. J. & Sanchez, D. T. (2005). Perspectives and research on the positive and negative implications of having multiple racial identities. Psychological Bulletin, 131, 569-591.PDF

Takiff, H. A., Sanchez, D. T., & Stewart, T. L. (2001). What's in a name? Status implications of term of address for male and female college professors. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 25,134-144.PDF

Stewart, T. L, Vassar, P.M., Sanchez, D. T., & David, S. E. (2000). Attitude toward women moderates the effect of target gender on recall. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 143-157. PDF

*Asterisked publications indicate data collected with NSF funding and these data are available to interested researchers. To request access to this data please, e-mail