Roy Eidelson

Roy Eidelson is a psychologist who studies, writes about, and consults on the role of psychological issues in political, organizational, and group conflict settings.

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “How Leaders Promote War by Exploiting Our Core Concerns.” (2013). Peace Review, 25, 219-226. Download PDF
  • “Inequality, Shared Outrage, and Social Change.” (2011). Peace Review, 23, 4-11. Download PDF
  • “Dangerous Ideas: Five Beliefs That Propel Groups Toward Conflict.” (2003). American Psychologist, 58, 182-192. Co-authored with J. I. Eidelson.Download PDF
  • “An Individual–Group Belief Framework: Predicting Life Satisfaction, Group Identification, and Support for the 'War on Terror.'" (2009). Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 15, 1-26. Download PDF
  • “Peacemaker 101: Careers Confronting Conflict.” (2007). Philadelphia, PA: Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, University of Pennsylvania. Co-edited with J. Laske & L. Cherfas.Download PDF
  • “Self and Nation: A Comparison of Americans' Beliefs Before and After 9/11.” (2005). Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 11, 153-175. Co-authored with M. D. Plummer.Download PDF
  • “Revisiting Du Bois: The Relationship Between African American Double Consciousness and Beliefs About Racial and National Group Experiences.” (2005). Journal of Black Psychology, 31, 3-26. Co-authored with M. Lyubansky.Download PDF
  • “The Impact of September 11 on Psychologists.” (2003). Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 34, 144-150. Co-authored with G. D’Alessio & J. I. Eidelson.Download PDF
  • “Complex Adaptive Systems in the Behavioral and Social Sciences.” (1997). Review of General Psychology, 1, 42-71.Download PDF