Social Psychologist PhD Candidate York University

Social Psychologist PhD Candidate York University

Social Psychologist PhD Candidate York UniversitySocial Psychologist PhD Candidate York UniversitySocial Psychologist PhD Candidate York University

Publications and Presentations

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Journal Articles

George, M., Mulvale, S., Davidson, T., Young, J., & Rutherford, A. (in press). Disrupting androcentrism in social psychology textbooks: A call for critical reflexivity. Awry: Journal of Critical Psychology


Halilova, J. G., Guilfoyle, J. R., Shoikhedbrod, A., van Monsjou, E., George, M., & Struthers, C. W. (in press). The moderating role of event adversity on the relation between victims’ resilience and their forgiving and unforgiving post-transgression responses. Personality and Individual Differences.


Steele, J. R., George, M., Williams, A., Tay, E. (2018).  A cross-cultural investigation of minority and non-White majority children’s implicit attitudes toward racial outgroups. Developmental Science, 21(6), e12673.

Steele, J. R., George, M., Cease, M. K., Fabri, T., & Schlosser, J. (2018). Not always Black and White: The effect of race and emotional expression on implicit attitudes. Social Cognition, 36(5), 534-558.


George, M. (2013). [Review of the book Investigating gender: Developing a feminist sociological imagination, by M. E. Thompson & M. Armato]. Feminism & Psychology, 23(2), 272-274. 

Encyclopedia Entry

George, M. & Rutherford, A. (2013). Margaret Mead. In K. Keith (Ed.), Encyclopedia of cross-cultural psychology. New York: Wiley.

Symposia and Talks

Fabricius, A.,George, M., Ta, C., & Wasef, S. (2019, March). Psychology’s Feminist Voices: Towards More Inclusive Pedagogy. In A. Rutherford (Chair), Inside Psychology’s Feminist Voices: Reflections on Activism, Critical Pedagogy, and Feminist Scholarship (Herstory). Symposium presented at the 2019 annual meeting of the Association for Women in Psychology (AWP), Newport, RI. 


George, M., Guilfoyle, J. R., van Monsjou, E., & Struthers, C. W. (2019, January). Perceptions of apologetic facial cues. Presentation given to the Social/Personality Area Colloquium Series, York University, Department of Psychology. Toronto, ON.


George, M., Baksh, H., & Steele, J. R. (2018, June). Ostracism and attitudes: The role of exclusion on implicit bias. In M. George (Chair), Ostracism outside the box: How perceived exclusion impacts attitudes. Symposium presented at the 2018 annual meeting of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI), Pittsburgh, PA.


George, M., Guilfoyle, J. R., van Monsjou, E., & Struthers, C. W. (2018, May). It’s not what you say, it’s how you look when you say it: The role of nonverbal cues in apologies. Presentation given to the York/University of Toronto Social, Personality, and Abnormal (YUTSPA) conference. Toronto, ON.


George, M., (2017, November). Apologize like you (I) mean it: Translating apology components to faces.Presentation given to the Social/Personality Area Colloquium Series, York University, Department of Psychology. Toronto, ON.


George, M.,Mulvale, S., & Davidson, T. (2017, June). Writing women into psychology: Representation and communication of gender in textbooks. In A. Rutherford (Chair), Text and subtext: Constructing and communicating gender in psychology. Symposium conducted at the 78th annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), Toronto, ON.


George, M., (2016, March). The effects of social exclusion on racial bias.Presentation given to the Social/Personality Area Colloquium Series, York University, Department of Psychology. Toronto, ON.


Raissi, A., George, M., Steele, J.R.(2015, July). Are we all equal when we smile? Paper presented at the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences, London, ON.


George, M., & Steele, J. R. (2015, May).Implicit racial attitudes of minority and non-White majority children. Presentation given to the York/University of Toronto Social, Personality, and Abnormal (YUTSPA) conference. Toronto, ON.


George, M., & Steele, J. R.(2014, November). Not always Black and White: Examining the impact of social categorization on implicit attitudes. Presentation given to the Social/Personality Area Colloquium Series, York University, Department of Psychology. Toronto, ON.


George, M., & Steele, J. R.(2014, April). Implicit racial attitudes of minority children. Presentation given to the Social/Personality Area Colloquium Series, York University, Department of Psychology. Toronto, ON.


George, M., & Truong, F. (2012, March). Psychologists Without Borders: Mary Ainsworth, Lisa Serbin and the Migration of Developmental Psychology. In Alexandra Rutherford (Chair) and Elissa Rodkey (Discussant), Across the 49th parallel: Gender and migration in the history of North American psychology symposium. Paper presented at the Eastern Psychological Association’s 83rd Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. 


George, M. (2010, April). A psychological profile of restrained eaters: The role of emotion regulation, impulsivity and eating behaviour. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference, Windsor, ON.

Posters

George, M., Guilfoyle, J. R., van Monsjou, E., & Struthers, C. W. (2019, February). Facing expectations: An exploration of apologetic facial cues. Poster presented at the 20th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR. 


George, M., Guilfoyle, J. R., van Monsjou, E., & Struthers, C. W. (2018, May). Reverse Correlation Provides a Visual Template for Apology. Poster presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. 


George, M., Baksh, H., & Steel, J. R. (2018, March). Implicit bias following social exclusion.Poster presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

 

George, M., Raissi, A., Weinberg, A., Lapytskaia, C., & Steele, J. R. (2017, January).Do angry faces evoke greater implicit racial bias?Poster presented at the 18th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.  


George, M., Schlosser, J., & Steele, J. R. (2016, January). The role of race and emotional expression in implicit attitudes. Poster presented at the 17th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.  


Raissi, A., George, M., Steele, J.R. (2015, August). The effect of emotional expression on implicit racial attitudes. Poster presented at the 123rd annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.


Fabri,T., George, M., Steele, J.R. (2015, August). Smiling or Black? The effect of emotion salience on implicit racial attitudes. Poster presented at the123rd annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.


George, M., Steele, J.R., Williams, A., & Tay, E. (2015, June). The role of proximity in the development of implicit racial biases. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 76th Annual Convention, Ottawa, ON.  


George, M., Steele, J.R., Williams, A., & Tay, E. (2015, February). A cross-cultural investigation of early implicit racial bias. Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.  


George, M., Steele, J.R., Williams, A., & Tay, E. (2015, February). A cross-cultural investigation of early implicit racial bias. Poster presented at the Attitudes preconference for the 16th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.  


Steele, J. R., Cease, M., George, M., Jagayat, A., & Lipman, C. (2014, February). Not always Black and White: Examining the impact of social categorization on implicit attitudes. Poster presented at the 15th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.


Steele, J. R., Cease, M., George, M., Jagayat, A., & Lipman, C. (2014, February). Not always Black and White: Examining the impact of social categorization on implicit attitudes.Poster presented at the ISCON Social Cognition preconference for the 15th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.


George, M., Strimas, R., & Dionne, M. (2011, June). Emotion Regulation, Impulsivity and Eating Behaviour in Restrained Eaters. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 72nd Annual Convention, Toronto, ON. 


George, M.(2010, April). A psychological profile of restrained eaters: The role of emotion regulation, impulsivity and eating behaviour. Poster presented at the Ryerson University Bachelor of Arts Thesis Poster Session, Toronto, ON.