Selected Publications

COMMENTARY: Knowing Then, Understanding Now: Jo Ann E. Gardner and Charles W. Thomas in a Conversation with T. George Harris
Different Strokes for Different Folks Knowing Then, Understanding Now: Jo Ann E. Gardner and Charles W. Thomas in a Conversation with T. George Harris COMMENTARY Observer Vol.26, No.1 January, 2013
Complexity of culture: The role of identity and context in bicultural individuals’ body ideals.
Guan, Mei Lee, Fiona Cole, Elizabeth R. ; Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Vol 18(3), Jul, 2012. pp. 247-257.
Against nature: How arguments about the naturalness of marriage privilege heterosexuality.
Elizabeth R. Avery, Lanice R. Dodson, Catherine Goodman, Kevin D. ; Journal of Social Issues, Vol 68(1), Mar, 2012. pp. 46-62.
Understanding what students bring to the classroom: Moderators of the effects of diversity courses on student attitudes.
Cole, Elizabeth R. Case, Kim A. Rios, Desdamona Curtin, Nicola ; Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Vol 17(4), Oct, 2011. pp. 397-405.
Racial identity and gender as moderators of the relationship between body image and self-esteem for African Americans.
Oney, Christina N. Cole, Elizabeth R. Sellers, Robert M. ; Sex Roles, Vol 65(7-8), Oct, 2011. pp. 619-631.
Poor women and the expression of shame and anger: The price of breaking social class feeling rules.
Power, Cathleen A. Cole, Elizabeth R. Fredrickson, Barbara L. ; Feminism & Psychology, Vol 21(2), May, 2011. pp. 179-197.
Associations between femininity and women’s political behavior during midlife.
Cole, Elizabeth R. Sabik, Natalie J. ; Psychology of Women Quarterly, Vol 34(4), Dec, 2010. pp. 508-520.
Are all minority women equally buffered from negative body image intra-ethnic moderators of the buffering hypothesis.
Sabik, Natalie J. Cole, Elizabeth R. Ward, L. Monique ; Psychology of Women Quarterly, Vol 34(2), Jun, 2010. pp. 139-151.
Intersectionality and Research in Psychology
Cole, E. R. (2009). Intersectionality and research in psychology. American Psychologist, 64, 170-180.
Coalitions as a model for intersectionality: From practice to theory.
Cole, E. R. (2008). Coalitions as a model for intersectionality: From practice to theory. Sex Roles, 59, 443-453.
Using outgroup comfort to predict Black students’ experiences in the first years of college.
Cole, E. R. & Yip, T. Y. (2008). Using outgroup comfort to predict Black students’ experiences in the first years of college. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 14, 57-66.
Vive la difference? Genetic explanations for perceived gender differences in nurturance.
Cole, E. R., Jayaratne, T. E., Cecchi, L., Feldbaum, M., & Petty, E. M. (2007) Vive la difference? Genetic explanations for perceived gender differences in nurturance. Sex Roles, 57, 211-222.
Black and white women’s perspectives on femininity. 
Cole, E. R. & Zucker, A. N. (2007). Black and white women’s perspectives on femininity. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13, 1-9.
Building a home for Black women’s studies. 
Cole, E. R. & Haniff, N. Z. (2007). Building a home for Black women’s studies. Black Women, Gender and Families, 1, 24-45.
Understanding what students bring to the classroom: Moderators of the effects of diversity courses on student attitudes. 
Cole, Elizabeth R. Case, Kim A. Rios, Desdamona Curtin, Nicola ; Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Vol 17(4), Oct, 2011. pp. 397-405.
Narratives and numbers: Feminist multiple methods research.
Stewart, A. J. & Cole, E. R. Narratives and numbers: Feminist multiple methods research. (2007) In S. N. Hesse-Biber (Ed) The handbook of feminist research (pp. 327-344). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Race, class and the dilemmas of upward mobility for African Americans
Cole, E. R. & Omari, S. R. (2003). Race, class and the dilemmas of upward mobility for African Americans, Journal of Social Issues, 59, 785-802.
Invidious comparisons: Imagining a psychology of race and gender beyond differences.
Cole, E. R. & Stewart, A. J. (2001). Invidious comparisons: Imagining a psychology of race and gender beyond differences. Political Psychology, 22, 293-308.
Speaking of abortion: Television and authority in the lives of women.
Press, A. L. & Cole, E. R. (1999) Speaking of abortion: Television and authority in the lives of women. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.