White, M. H., II, & Branscombe, N. R. (2019). “Patriotism à la carte”: Perceived legitimacy of collective guilt and collective pride as motivators for political behavior. Political Psychology, 40(2), 223-240. doi: 10.1111/pops.12524

Crandall, C. S., Miller, J. M., & White, M. H., II. (2018). Changing prejudice norms following the 2016 U.S. presidential election: The Trump effect on prejudice. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 9(2), 186-192. doi: 10.1177/1948550617750735

  • Vox covered this research here, here, and here; Pacific Standard also wrote about the research on their website here; FiveThirtyEight cited the paper here.

Baldwin, M., White, M. H., II, & Sullivan, D. (2018). Nostalgia for America's past can buffer collective guilt. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48(4), 433-446. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2348

White, M. H., II, & Crandall, C. S. (2017). Science, democratic values, and the politics of research. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 3(3), 321-324. doi: 10.1037/tps0000130

White, M. H., II, & Crandall, C. S. (2017). Freedom of racist speech: Ego and expressive threats. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113(3), 413-429. doi: 10.1037/pspi0000095 (Master’s thesis)

Dopp, A. R., Borduin, C. M., White, M. H., II, & Kuppens, S. (2017). Family-based treatments for serious juvenile offenders: A multilevel meta-analysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85(4), 335-354. doi: 10.1037/ccp0000183

White, M. H., II, & Landau, M. J. (2016). Metaphor in intergroup relations. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10(12), 707-721. doi: 10.1111/spc3.12292

White, M. H., II, & Molina, L. E. (2016). Infrahumanizing praise: Athletic admiration decreases perceptions of agency and support for college athletes’ rights. Social Psychology, 47(4), 187-200. doi: 10.1027/1864-9335/a000272

White, M. H., II, & Sheldon, K. M. (2014). The contract year syndrome in the NBA and MLB: A classic undermining pattern. Motivation and Emotion, 38(2), 196-205. doi: 10.1007/s11031-013-9389-7 (Undergraduate honors thesis)


Memos and Posts Elsewhere

Data for Progress & YouGov Blue (2019, September). Polling on the Green New Deal in battleground districts. Read more at

Mangan, A., & White, M. H., II. (2019, September). Social Security: Warren’s “plan for that” enjoys majority support across the electorate.

Data for Progress & YouGov Blue (2019, August). Favorability of major political figures and organizations in battleground districts. More information at

White, M. H., II. (2019, July 30). Ambivalent support: Why do primary voters say they’ll vote for a non-preferred candidate?

Data for Progress & YouGov Blue (2019, July). How the first debates changed the race. Data available at

Wendell, A., & White, M. H., II. (2019, May 29). The public supports a right to repair.

Manuscripts/”WHITE PAPERS”

White, M. H., II., & Lello-Smith, I. (2019). Confidence interval coverage in weighted surveys: A simulation study.

White, M. H., II. (2018). Explicitly optimizing on causal effects via the causal random forest: A practical introduction and tutorial.

White, M. H., II. (2018). Using beta regression to model normative aspects of prejudice and political attitudes. (Under review).

White, M. H., II. (2018). Perceived authenticity as a vicarious justification for prejudice. (Dissertation).

White, M. H., II. (2017). A Monte Carlo study on methods for handling class imbalance.

White, M. H., II, & Baldwin, M. (2017). The Force is too strong with this one? Sexism, Star Wars, and female heroes.

APPS, Packages, and other projects

A power analysis calculator for the interaction term in a 2 x 2 factorial design. Link here. GitHub repo here.