Dr. Henry A. Danso, Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Western Ontario, 2001
M.A., Wilfrid Laurier University, 1996
B.A., University of Ghana, 1992
Social Psychology, Life Span Development, Advanced Social Research, Psychology of the Self
Immigration attitudes, Intellectual Test Performance, Reconciliation
Research on attitudes toward immigrants and immigration
Wout, D., Danso, H., Jackson, J. & Spencer, S. (2008). The many faces of stereotype threat: Group- and self-Threat. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 792-799.
Danso, H. A., Sedlovskaya, A., & Suanda H. Sumarga. (2007). Perceptions of immigrants: modifying the attitudes of individuals higher in social dominance orientation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 1113-1123.
Jameson, M., Diehl, R. & Danso, H. (2007). Stereotype threat impacts college athletes’ academic performance. Current Research in Social Psychology, 12, 68-79.
Danso, H. A. (2006). Immigrants. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development (Vol. 2, pp. 675-678). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
Ashton, M. C., Danso, H. A., Maio, G. R., Esses, V. M., Bond, M. H., & Keung, D K. Y. (2005). Two dimensions of political attitudes and their individual difference correlates: A cross-cultural perspective. In. R. M. Sorentino, D. Cohen, J. Olson, & M. P. Zanna (Eds.), Cultural and Social Behavior: The Ontario Symposium (Vol. 10, pp. 1-29). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Esses, V.M., Dovidio, J.F., Danso, H.A., Jackson, L.M. (2005). Historical and modern perspectives on group competition. In Crandall, C.S. & Schaller, M. (Eds.), The social psychology of prejudice: Historical and contemporary issues. (pp. 94-112). Seattle, WA: Lewinian Press.
Spending time with family and friends, Cars, Electronics, Table Tennis
Editorial Board Member of the Social Issues and Policy Review, a scholarly journal of SPSSI
Boyer 373; HDanso@messiah.edu; (717) 796-1800, ext. 3600