Publications Colleen Ward

Selected publications by Colleen Ward

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2017 publications

Ward, C., Milfont, T. L, & Poortinga, Y. (in press). Methodological considerations for comparative research on acculturation and health. In S. J. Schwartz & J. Unger (Eds.), Handbook of acculturation and health. New York: Oxford University Press.

Szabo, A., English, A., Zeng, Z., Jose, P., Ward, C., & Ma, J. (in press). Is the utility of secondary coping a function of ethnicity or the context of reception? A longitudinal study across Eastern and Western cultures. Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology.

Van Oudenhoven, J. P., Judd, C., & Ward, C. (2017). Social psychology and immigration: Relations between immigrants and hosts. In L. Steg, K.. Keizer, A. P. Buunk, & T. Rothengatter (Eds.), Applied Social Psychology: Understanding and managing social problems (2nd ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

2016 publications

Ward, C., Szabo, A., & Stuart, J. (2016). Prejudice against immigrants in multicultural societies. In C. Sibley & F. K. Barlow (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of the psychology of prejudice. Cambridge University Press.

Adam, Z. M., & Ward, C. (2016). Stress, religious coping and well-being in acculturating Muslims. Journal of Muslim Mental Health, 10(2), 3-26.

Szabo, A., Ward, C. & Fletcher, G. (2016). Stress appraisal, information processing strategies, and somatic symptoms: A longitudinal study with immigrants. Journal of Health Psychology, doi: 10.1177/1359105316678306

Szabo, A., Ward, C. & Fletcher, G. (2016). Identity processing styles during cultural transition: Construct and measurement. Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology, 47, 483-507.

Ward, C., & Geeraert, N. (2016). Advancing acculturation theory and research: The acculturation process in its ecological context. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 98-104.

Stuart, J., Ward, C., & Robinson, L. (2016) The influence of family climate on stress and adaptation of Muslim immigrant young adults in two Western countries. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, 5, 1-17.

Szabo, A., Ward, C., & Jose, P. (2016). Uprooting stress, coping and anxiety: A longitudinal study of international students. International Journal of Stress Management, 23, 190-208.

Ward, C., & Mak, A.  (2016). Acculturation theory and research in New Zealand and Australia. In In D.L. Sam & J.W. Berry (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology (2nd ed.). Cambridge University Press, UK.

Berry, J. W., & Ward, C. (2016). Multiculturalism. In D.L. Sam & J.W. Berry (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology (2nd ed.). Cambridge University Press, UK.

Bethel, A., Szabo, A., & Ward, C. (2016). Parallel lives?: Predicting and enhancing connections between between international and domestic students. In D. Jindal-Snape & B. Rienties (Eds.), Multi-dimensional transitions of international students to higher education. London: Taylor and Francis.

2015 publications

Stuart, J., & Ward, C. (2015). The ecology of acculturation. In P. Pedersen, J. G. Draguns, W. J. Lonner, J. E. Trimble & M. Scharrón-del Rio (Eds.), Counselling across cultures: Toward inclusive cultural empathy (7th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Tabor, A. S., Milfont, T. L., & Ward, C. (2015). The migrant personality revisited: Individual differences and international mobility intentions. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 44, 89-95.

Tabor, A. S., Milfont, T. L., & Ward, C. (2015). International migration decision-making and destination selection among skilled migrants. Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, 9, 28-41.

Szabo, A., & Ward, C. (2015). Identity development during cross-cultural transition: The role of social-cognitive identity processes. International Journal of Intercultural Relations,46, 13-35.

Kus-Harbord, L., & Ward, C. (2015). Ethnic Russians in post Soviet Estonia: Perceived devaluation, acculturation, and intergroup relations. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, 4, 66-81.

Stuart, J., & Ward, C. (2015). The ecology of acculturation. In P. Pedersen, J. G. Draguns, W. J. Lonner, J. E. Trimble & M. Scharrón-del Rio (Eds.), Counselling across cultures: Toward inclusive cultural empathy (7th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2014 publications

Ward, C., & Wilson, J. (2014). Conceptualizing, measuring and predicting intercultural competence. In X. D. Dai & G. M. Chen (Eds.), Intercultural communication competence. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishers.

Kus, L., Ward, C.,, & Liu, J. (2014). Inter-ethnic factors as predictors of the subjective well-being of minority individuals in a context of recent societal changes. Political Psychology, 35, 703-719,

2013 publications

Sibley, C.,& Ward, C. (2013). Mapping the psychological state of the nation: A barometer test of New Zealand’s multicultural status. International Journal of Intercultural Relations (Special issue on Multiculturalism), 37(6), 700-713.

Chiu, C.Y., Lonner, W., Matsumoto, D., & Ward, C. (2013). Cross-cultural competence: Theory, research and application. Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology, 44, 843-848.

Wilson, J., Ward, C., & Fischer, R. (2013). Beyond culture learning theory: What can personality tell us about cultural competence? Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology, 44, 900-927.

Kus, L., Liu, J., & Ward, C. (2013). Relative deprivation versus system justification: Polemical social representations and identity positioning in a post-Soviet society. European Journal of Social Psychology, 43, 423-437.

Ward, C. (2013). Probing identity, integration and adaptation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 37, 391-401.

Gezentsvey, M., Ward, C., & Liu, J. (2013). Motivation for ethno-cultural continuity. Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology, 44 (7), 1047-1066.

Van Oudenhoven, J. P., &  Ward, C. (2013). Fading majority cultures: The effects of transnationalism and demographic developments on the acculturation of immigrants. Journal ofCommunity and Applied Social Psychology.23, 81-97.

2012 publications

Gelfand, M., and others including Ward. (2011). Differences between tight and loose cultures: A 33 nation study. Science, 332, 1100-1104.

Stuart, J., & Ward, C. (2011). A question of balance: Exploring acculturation, integration and adaptation of Muslim immigrant youth. Journal of Psychosocial Intervention. 20 (3) 255-267

DiCosmo, C., Milfont, T., Robinson, E., Denny, S., Ward, C., Crengle, S. & Ameratunga, S. N. (i2011).  Immigrant status and acculturation influence substance use among New Zealand youth:. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(5), 434-441.

2011 publications

Gelfand, M., and others including Ward. (2011). Differences between tight and loose cultures: A 33 nation study. Science, 332, 1100-1104.

Stuart, J., & Ward, C. (2011). A question of balance: Exploring acculturation, integration and adaptation of Muslim immigrant youth. Journal of Psychosocial Intervention. 20 (3) 255-267

DiCosmo, C., Milfont, T., Robinson, E., Denny, S., Ward, C., Crengle, S. & Ameratunga, S. N. (i2011).  Immigrant status and acculturation influence substance use among New Zealand youth:. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(5), 434-441.

Ward, C.,&  Berno, T. (2011). Beyond social exchange theory: An integrative model of attitudes toward tourists. Annals of Tourism Research.  DOI 10.1016/j.annals.2011.02.005.

Ward, C., Stuart, J., & Kus, L. (2011). The construction and validation of a measure of ethno-cultural identity conflict. Journal of Personality Assessment, 93, 462-473.

Stuart, J., & Ward, C. (2011). The predictors of ethno-cultural identity conflict among South Asian immigrant youth in New Zealand. Applied Developmental Science, 15, 117-128.

Ward, C., Wilson, J., & Fischer, R. (2011). Assessing the predictive validity of cultural intelligence over time. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 138-142.

Leong, C.-H., & Ward, C. (2011). Intergroup perceptions and attitudes toward immigrants in a culturally plural society. Applied Psychology: An International  Review, 60, 46-65.

Ward, C., Adam, Z., & Stuart, J. (2011). Psychological and sociocultural adaptation of Asian Muslim youth.  4th International Asian Health and Well-being Conference Proceedings. http://www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/soph/centres/cahre/events/2010conf/

2010 publications

Stuart, J., Ward, C., & Adam, Z.  (2010). Current issues in the development and acculturation of Muslim youth in New Zealand. Bulletin of the International Society for Studying Behavioral Development, 2, 9-13. .

Ward, C., Liu, J. (forthcoming). Balancing indigenous rights and multicultural responsibilities: Ethnic relations in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In D. Landis,  R. Albert (Eds.), Handbook of ethnic conflict. New York: Springer.

Ward, C., Fox, S., Wilson, J., Stuart, J., & Kus, L. (2010). Contextual influences on the acculturation process: The roles of family, community and society. Psychological Studies, 55, 26-34. .

Lun, V. M.-C., Fischer, R., & Ward, C. (2010). Exploring cultural differences in critical thinking: Is it about my thinking style or the language I speak? Learning and  Individual Differences, 20, 604-616.

Ward, C., Kagitcibasi, C. (2010). Applied acculturation research: Working with, For, and beyond communities. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 34, 186-189.

Stuart, J., Ward, C., Jose, P., Narayanan, P. (2010). Working with and for communities: A collaborative study of harmony and conflict in well-functioning, acculturating families. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 34, 114-126.

Ward, C., Kagitcibasi, C. (2010). Acculturation Theory, Research and Application: Working with and for Communities. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 34 (2)

Ward, C., Lin, E.-Y. (2010). There are Homes at Four Corners of the Sea: Acculturation and adaptation in overseas Chinese. In M. H. Bond (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of Chinese psychology. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press.

2009 publications

Ward, C. (2009). Acculturation and social cohesion: Emerging issues for Asian Immigrants in New Zealand. In C.-H. Leong J. W. Berry (Eds).,Intercultural relations in Asia: Migration and work effectiveness.Singapore: World Scientific..

Ward, C., Stuart, J. (2009, December). The many faces of identity: Ethnic and religious identities as buffers of discrimination and predictors of psychological well-being in Muslim youth in New Zealand. . Eight Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology, Delhi, India.

Ward, C., Masgoret, A-M., (2009, November). Location, location, location: immigrant experiences across New Zealand. Pathways, Circuits, and Cross-roads: International Migration in Uncertain Times. Wellington.

Ward, C. (2009, September). Social integration in international education: Theory , research, policy and practice. Invited address, ESRC Seminar: Rethinking the needs of international students- Critical Perspectives on Internationalization of UK Higher Institutions. Nottingham, UK. Video link

Jasperse, M., Ward, C. (2009, August)_. Persevere in adversity: Perceived discrimination, religious visibility and practices and Islamic identity as predictors of psychological adaptation in Muslim women. Sixth  Biennial Conference of the  International Academy of Intercultural Research, Honolulu.

Ward, C., Viliamu, M. (2009, August). The immigrant paradox: Psychological and socio-cultural adaptation in first and second generation Samoan youth. Sixth Biennial Conference of the International Academy of Intercultural Research, Honolulu.

Fox, S., Jose, P., Ward, C., Wilson. M. (2009, August). The influence of traditional and ethnic arts participation on identity, youth connectedness and psychological well-being.. Sixth ;Biennial Conference of the International Academy of Intercultural Research, Honolulu.

Kus, L., Ward, C. (2009, August). Testing the concordance model of acculturation: Acculturation attitudes as determinants of immigrants psychological adaptation and intercultural relations. Sixth Biennial Conference of the International Academy of Intercultural Research, Honolulu.

Kus, L., Ward, C. (2009, August). Predictors of interethnic relations in Estonia: Majority perspective. Sixth Biennial Conference of the International Academy for Intercultural Research, , Honolulu

Ward, C. (2009, July). Identity, acculturation and adaptation in migrant youth. Invited address, ISSBD Asia-Pacific Workshop: Human development in the context of movement within and across national boundaries, Adelaide, Australia.

Ward, C., (2009, February). Acculturation and cross-cultural adaptation . Invited address, Global Workforce Workshop. Seoul, Korea.

Ward, C., Masgoret, A.-M., Gezentsvey, M. (2009). Investigating attitudes toward international students: Implications for social integration and international education. Social Issues and Policy Review.3, 79-102.

Ward, C., Fischer, R., Lam, S. F. Z., Hall, L. (2009). The convergent, discriminant and incremental validity of scores on a self-report measure of cultural intelligence. Educational and Psychological Measurement. 69, 85-105.

2008 publications

Ward, C., Fischer, R. (2008). Personality and cultural intelligence: A test of the mediation hypothesis. In S. Ang, L. Van Dyne (Eds.), Handbook of cultural intelligence. New York: Sharpe.

Van Oudenhoven, J. P., Judd, C., Ward, C. (2008). Social psychology and immigration: Relations between immigrants and host societies. In L. Steg (Ed.), Applied social psychology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gezentsvey, M., Ward, C. (2008). Unveiling agency: A motivational perspective on acculturation and adaptation. In R. Sorrentino S. Yamaguchi (Eds.), Handbook of motivation and cognition across cultures. San Diego: Elsevier.

Stuart, J., Jose, P. Ward, C. (2008). Parent-adolescent family dynamics in the acculturation process. Report to the Families Commission (38pp).

Ward, C., Kus, L., Masgoret, A.-M. (2008, July). Acculturation and intercultural perceptions:What I think, what you think, what I think you think and why its all important. XIX International Congress of the International Association of Cross-cultural Psychology. Bremen, Germany.

Van Oudenhoven, J.-P., Ward, C. (2008, July). Acculturation in a changing world. XIX International Congress of the International Association of Cross-cultural Psychology. Bremen, Germany.

Kus, L., Ward, C. (2008, July). No love lost: Inter-ethnic relations in Estonia. XIX International Congress of the International Association of Cross-cultural Psychology. Bremen, Germany.

Stuart, J., Ward, C. (2008, July). Ethno-cultural identity conflict in the acculturation process. XIX International Congress of the International Association of Cross-cultural Psychology. Bremen, Germany

Ward, C., Viliamu, M. (2008. June). Identity, acculturation and adaptation in first and second generation Samoan youth. Invited presentation, Pathways, Circuits and Crossroads: New Research on Population, Migration and Community, Wellington.

Stuart, J., Jose, P., Ward, C. (2008, June). Crossing cultures: The experiences of migrant and refugee families in New Zealand. Invited presentation, Pathways, Circuits and Crossroads: New Research on Population, Migration and Community, Wellington.

Ward, C., Kus, L., Stuart, J. (2008, March). Ethno-cultural identity conflict in the acculturation process. Society for Australasian Social Psychology Annual Meeting, Wellington.

Ward, C., Stuart, J., Lin, E.-Y. (2008, February). Identity conflict in migrant youth. Society for Cross-cultural Research Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La. Van Oudenhoven, J.-P., Ward, C., Masgoret, A.-M. (2008). Attitudes toward immigrants and immigration. International Journal of Intercultural Relations 30(6).

Ward, C., Masgoret, A.-M. (2008). Attitudes toward immigrants, immigration and multiculturalism in New Zealand. International Migration Review, 42, 222-243.

Ward, C. (2008). Thinking outside the Berry boxes: new perspectives on identity, acculturation and intercultural relations. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 32, 114-123.

2007 publications

Ward, C., Masgoret, A.-M. (2007). Immigrant entry into the workforce: A research note from New Zealand. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 31, 525-530.

Ward, C. (2007). The ABCs of counselling acculturating persons. In P. Pedersen, J. Draguns, W. Lonner J. Trimble (Eds.), Counselling across cultures. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ward, C. (2007). Asian social psychology: Looking in and looking out. Asian Journal of Social Psychology. 10, 21-33.

Jose, P., Ward, C., Liu, J. (2007). Cross-cultural adaptation of Asian and Western international students in New Zealand. In J. Liu et al. (Eds.), Casting the individual in social and cultural contexts. Seoul: Kyoyook-Kwahak-Sa Publishing.

Ward, C., Berno, T., Masgoret, A.-M. (2007). Identity, intercultural interaction and perceived discrimination in international students in New Zealand. In A. Bernardo et al. (Eds.), Progress in Asian Social Psychology (vol. 5). Seoul: Kyoyook-Kwahak-Sa Publishing.

Ward, C. (2007), The experiences of immigrant youth: A generational analysis. Wellington: Department of Labour (pp. 41).

2006 publications

Ward, C., Masgoret, A.-M. (2006). An integrated model of attitudes toward immigrants. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 30, 671-682.

Leong, C.-H., Ward, C. (2006). Values and attitudes toward immigrants: Convergence of individual and cultural level data. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 30, 799-810.

Van Oudenhoven, J.-P., Ward, C., Masgoret, A.-M. (2006). Patterns of relations between immigrants and host societies. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 30, 637-651.

Ward, C. (2006). Acculturation, identity and adaptation in dual heritage adolescents.International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 30(2), 243-259.

Berry, J. W., Ward, C. (2006). Redefining interactions across cultures and organizations. Group and Organizational Management, 31, 64-77.

Ward, C., Leong, C.-H. (2006). Intercultural relations in plural societies: Theory, research and application. In D.L. Sam, J.W. Berry (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology. Cambridge University Press, UK.

Masgoret, A.-M., Ward, C. (2006). Cultural learning approaches to acculturation. In D.L. Sam, J.W. Berry (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology. Cambridge University Press, UK.

Ward, C. (2006). Acculturation, social inclusion and psychological well-being of Asian migrants in New Zealand. In S. Tse et al. (Eds.), Prevention, practice and promotion: Proceedings of the Second Asian Health and Well-being Conference. Auckland: University of Auckland.

Sam, D., Vedder, P., Ward, C., Horenczyk, G. (2006). Psychological and sociocultural and adaptation. In J. W., Berry, J. Phinney, D. Sam, P. Vedder (Eds.), Immigrant youth in cultural transition: Acculturation, identity and adaptation across national contexts.Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Ward, C. (2006). International students: interpersonal, institutional and community impacts.Wellington: Ministry of Education (88pp).

Sang, D., Ward, C. (2006). Acculturation in Australia and New Zealand. In D.L. Sam J.W. Berry (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology. Cambridge University Press, UK

2001 - 2005 publications

Ward, C., Leong, C.-H. (2005). Chinese sojourners, Chinese hosts: A study of cultural identity and perceived discrimination in international students in Singapore. In Y. Kashima et al. (Eds.), Progress in Asian Social Psychology, Vol. 4. Seoul: Education Science Publishers.

Ward, C., Masgoret, A.-M., Ho, E., Holmes, P., Newton, J., Crabbe, D Cooper, J. (2005).Interactions with international students. Report for Education New Zealand (190 pp.).

Ward, C., Lin, E.-Y. (2005). Immigration, acculturation and national identity in New Zealand. In J. Liu, T. McCreanor, T. McIntosh, T. Teaiwa (Eds.), New Zealand identities:Departures and destinations. Wellington: Victoria University Press.

Berno, T., Ward, C. (2005). Innocence abroad: A pocket guide to psychological research on tourism. American Psychologist, 60(6), 593-600.

Ong, A., Ward, C. (2005). The construction and validation of a social support measure for sojourners: the Index of Sojourner Social Support. Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology, 36, 637-661.

Ward, C., Bochner, S., Furnham, A. (2001). The psychology of culture shock. London: Routledge.