Çiğdem Bağcı

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Faculty Member

PhD Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London.

MSc Research Methods in Psychology, Surrey University

BSc Psychology, Bogazici University

Areas of Interest
Group processes and intergroup relations; Intergroup contact; Collective intergroup processes; Self and group efficacy; Social identity; Prejudice and discrimination; Minority groups; Immigration
  • Article
    Adam-Troian, Jais and Bağcı, Çiğdem (2021) "The pathogen paradox: evidence that perceived COVID-19 threat is associated with both pro-and anti-immigrant attitudes", International Review of Social Psychology, Vol.34, No.1, 1-15 (SSCI)
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Güvensoy, İpek and Turner, Rhiannon N. and White, Fiona A. and Piyale, Zeynep Ecem (2021) "Investigating the role of E-contact and self-disclosure on improving Turkish-Kurdish interethnic relations", Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol.51, No.6, 577-593 (SSCI)
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Rosenfeld, Daniel L. and Uslu, Dilek (2021) "Intergroup attitudes between meat-eaters and meat-avoiders: the role of dietary ingroup identification". Published Online First
    Nisa, Claudia F and Bélanger, Jocelyn J and Bağcı, Çiğdem and Faller, Daiane G and Buttrick, Nicholas R and Mierau, Jochen O and Austin, Maura M K and Schumpe, Birga M and Sasin, Edyta M and Agostini, Maximilian and Gützkow, Ben and Kreienkamp, Jannis and Abakoumkin, Georgios and Abdul Khaiyom, Jamilah Hanum and Ahmedi, Vjollca and Akkas, Handan and Almenara, Carlos A and Atta, Mohsin and Basel, Sima and Kida, Edona Berisha and Bernardo, Allan B I and Chobthamkit, Phatthanakit and Choi, Hoon-Seok and Cristea, Mioara and Csaba, Sára and Damnjanović, Kaja and Danyliuk, Ivan and Dash, Arobindu and Di Santo, Daniela and Douglas, Karen M and Enea, Violeta and Fitzsimons, Gavan and Gheorghiu, Alexandra and Gómez, Ángel and Grzymala-Moszczynska, Joanna and Hamaidia, Ali and Han, Qing and Helmy, Mai and Hudiyana, Joevarian and Jeronimus, Bertus F and Jiang, Ding-Yu and Jovanović, Veljko and Kamenov, Željka and Kende, Anna and Keng, Shian-Ling and Kieu, Tra Thi Thanh and Koc, Yasin and Kovyazina, Kamila and Kozytska, Inna and Krause, Joshua and Kruglanski, Arie W and Kurapov, Anton and Kutlaca, Maja and Lantos, Nóra Anna and Lemay Jr, Edward P and Lesmana, Cokorda Bagus Jaya and Louis, Winnifred R and Lueders, Adrian and Malik, Najma Iqbal and Martinez, Anton and McCabe, Kira O and Mehulić, Jasmina and Milla, Mirra Noor and Mohammed, Idris and Molinario, Erica and Moyano, Manuel and Muhammad, Hayat and Mula, Silvana and Muluk, Hamdi and Myroniuk, Solomiia and Najafi, Reza and Nyúl, Boglárka and O'Keefe, Paul A and Osuna, Jose Javier Olivas and Osin, Evgeny N and Park, Joonha and Pica, Gennaro and Pierro, Antonio and Rees, Jonas and Reitsema, Anne Margit and Resta, Elena and Rullo, Marika and Ryan, Michelle K and Samekin, Adil and Santtila, Pekka and Selim, Heyla A and Stanton, Michael Vicente and Sultana, Samiah and Sutton, Robbie M and Tseliou, Eleftheria and Utsugi, Akira and Van Breen, Jolien Anne and Van Lissa, Caspar J and Van Veen, Kees and VanDellen, Michelle R and Vázquez, Alexandra and Wollast, Robin and Yeung, Victoria Wai-Lan and Zand, Somayeh and Žeželj, Iris Lav and Zheng, Bang and Zick, Andreas and Zúñiga, Claudia and Leander, N Pontus (2021) "Lives versus Livelihoods? Perceived economic risk has a stronger association with support for COVID-19 preventive measures than perceived health risk", Nature Scientific Reports, Vol.11, No.1 (NA)
    Han, Qing and PsyCorona, Collaboration and Bağcı, Çiğdem (2021) "Associations of risk perception of COVID-19 with emotion and mental health during the pandemic", Journal of Affective Disorders, Vol.284, 247-255 (SCI, SSCI)
    Jin, Shuxian and Balliet, Daniel and Romano, Angelo and Spadaro, Guiliana and van Lissa, Caspar and Agostini, Maximilian and Belanger, Jocelyn J. and Gützkow, Ben and Kreienekamp, Jannis and Leander, N. Pontus and Group Authors, PsyCorona Collaboration and Bağcı, Çiğdem (2021) "Intergenerational conflicts of interest and prosocial behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic", Personality and Individual Differences, Vol.171 (SSCI)
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Stathi, Sofia and Vezzali, Loris and Turnuklu, Abbas and Piyale, Zeynep Ecem (2021) "I (dis)like the way you (dis)like them: the role of extended contact on social distance and attitudes towards the ingroup", British Journal of Social Psychology, Vol.60, No.1, 95-120 (SSCI)
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Raman, Şenel Hüsnü (2020) "İçgrup kimlikle özdeşleşmenin dışgrup tutumlar ve davranışsal eğilimler üzerinde etkisi: Türkiye ve Kıbrıs örneği", Türk Psikoloji Dergisi, Vol.35, 133-148 ()
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Verkuyten, Maykel and Koç, Yasin and Turnuklu, Abbas and Piyale, Zeynep Ecem and Bekmezci, Eyüp (2020) "Being tolerated and being discriminated against: links to psychological well-being through threatened social identity needs", European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol.50, No.7, 1463-1477 (SSCI)
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Blazhenkova, Olesya (2020) "Unjudge someone: human library as a tool to reduce prejudice toward stigmatized group members", Basic and Applied Social Psychology, Vol.42, No.6, 413-431 (SSCI)
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Husnu, Shenel and Turnuklu, Abbas and Tercan, Mustafa (2020) "Do I really want to engage in contact? Volition as a new dimension of intergroup contact". Published Online First
    Leander, Pontus and PsyCorona, Researchers and Bağcı, Çiğdem (2020) "Towards a globally collaborative behavioral science: An organizational approach from pandemic psychology", ISSBD Bulletin, Vol.2020, No.2 Seri, 2-5 ()
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Cameron, Lindsey and Turner, Rhiannon N. and Morais, Catarina and Carby, Afiya and Ndhlovu, Mirina and Leney, Anaise (2020) "Cross-ethnic friendship self-efficacy: a new predictor of cross-ethnic friendships among children", Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, Vol.23, 1049-1069 (SSCI)
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Turnuklu, Abbas and Tercan, Mustafa (2020) "Positive intergroup contact decreases the likelihood that prejudicial attitudes become avoidant behavioral tendencies", European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol.50, No.3, 597-613 (SSCI)
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Canpolat, Esra (2019) "Suriyeli sığınmacılarda Türklerle temas ve psikolojik iyi oluş ilişkisinde aracı değişkenler", Nesne: Psikoloji Dergisi, Vol.7, No.15, 149-169 (NA)
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Olgun, Sena (2019) "A social identity needs perspective to veg*nism: associations between perceived discrimination and well-being among veg*ns in Turkey", Appetite, Vol.143 (SCI, SSCI)
  • Book Section / Chapter
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Türnüklü, Abbas, "Gruplararası temas kuramı ve okul uygulamaları", Göçmen çocuk ve ergenler: kültürleşme, uyum ve eğitim, Doğan, Aysun and Kağnıcı, Dilek Yelda (eds.), Türkiye: Nobel Yayınevi, October 2020
    Bağcı, Çiğdem and Rutland, Adam, "Ethnic majority and minority youth in multicultural societies", Youth in Superdiverse Societies: Growing Up with Globalization, Diversity, and Acculturation, Titzmann, Peter F. and Jugert, Philipp (eds.), London: Routledge, November 2019
  • Before SU Publications

    Bagci, S. C., Rutland, A., Blumberg, H., Kumashiro, M., Smith, P. K., & Blumberg, H. (2014). Are minority status children’s cross-ethnic friendships beneficial in a multiethnic context? British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 32, 107-115. DOI: 10.1111/bjdp.12028.

    Bagci, S. C., Kumashiro, M., Smith, P. K., Blumberg, H. & Rutland, A. (2014). Cross-ethnic friendships, are they really rare? Evidence from multiethnic secondary schools in London. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 41, 125-137. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2014.04.001.

    Bagci, S. C., Kumashiro, M., Rutland, A., Smith, P. K., & Blumberg, H. (2017). Cross-ethnic friendships, psychological well-being, and academic outcomes: Study of South Asian and White children in the UK. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 14, 190-205. DOI: 10.1080/17405629.2016.1185008.

    Bagci, S. C., Çelebi, E. & Karaköse*, S. (2017). Discrimination towards ethnic minorities: How does it relate to majority group members' outgroup attitudes and support for multiculturalism? Social Justice Research, 30, 1-22. DOI: 10.1007/s11211-017-0281-6.

    Bagci, S. C. & Çelebi, E. (2017). Etnik ve ulusal kimlikler ile dışgrup tutumları ilişkisinde çatışma algısı ve dışgruba sorumluluk yükleme [Ethnic and national identities: Links to outgroup attitudes via attribution of responsibility and perceived interethnic conflict]. Turkish Journal of Psychology, 32, 63-74.

    Çelebi, E., Verkuyten, M., & Bagci, S. C. (2017). Social identification, discrimination and mental and physical health among Syrian refugees: The moderating role of identity motives. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47, 832-843. DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.2299.

    Bagci, S. C., & Çelebi, E. (2017). Cross-group friendships and outgroup attitudes among Turkish-Kurdish ethnic groups: Does perceived interethnic conflict moderate the friendship-attitude link? Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 47, 59-73. DOI:10.1111/jasp.12413.

    Bagci, S. C., & Çelebi, E. (2017). Gruplararası temas ve çatışma ile dışgrup tutumlar ve çokkültürlülüğe destek ilişkisinde algılanan tehdit ve gruplararası kaygının aracı rolü [Effects of intergroup contact and conflict on attitudes and multiculturalism: The mediating role of intergroup threat and anxiety]. Turkish Psychological Articles, 20, 3-18.

    Bagci, S. C. (2017). Lise öğrencilerinde akademik ve üniversite sınavına yönelik öz-yeterliği yordayan faktörler [Predictors of academic and university entrance exam self-efficacy beliefs among highschool students]. Journal of Human and Social Sciences Research, 6, 129-151.

    Bagci, S. C. (2018). Does everyone benefit equally from self-efficacy beliefs? Academic self-efficacy and the moderating role of perceived social support on motivation. Journal of Early Adolescence, 38, 204-219. DOI: 10.1177/0272431616665213.

    Bagci, S. C., Piyale*, Z. E., Bircek*, N. I., & Ebcim*, E. (2018). Think beyond contact: Reformulating imagined contact theory by adding friendship potential. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 21, 1034-1052. DOI: 10.1177/1368430217690237.

    Bagci, S. C. & Çelebi, E. (2018). Are your cross-ethnic friends ethnic and/or national group identifiers? The role of own and perceived cross-ethnic friend’s identities on outgroup attitudes and multiculturalism. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48, O36-O50. DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.2278.

    Bagci, S. C., Piyale*, Z. E., & Ebcim*, E. (2018). Imagined contact in high conflict settings: The role of ethnic group identification and the perspective of minority group members. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 48, 3-14. DOI: 10.1111/jasp.12485.

    Bagci, S. C., Turnuklu, A., & Bekmezci*, E. (2018). The buffering role of ingroup identification and intergroup contact on the association between perceived discrimination and mental health. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 28, 293-305. DOI: 10.1002/casp.2357.

    Bagci, S. C. (2018). Akademik öz-yeterlik arttırma: Erken ergenler arasında uygulanmış bir müdahale programının etkinliği [Promoting academic self-efficacy: An intervention strategy to enhance positive outcomes among early adolescents]. Hacettepe Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi. DOI: 10.16986/HUJE.2018040665.

    Bagci, S. C. & Gürler*, C. N. (2018). Yabancı öğrencilere karşı tutum ve davranışsal eğilimler: Ulusal kimlikler ve sosyal baskınlık yöneliminin yordayıcı rolü [Attitudes and behavioral tendencies towards foreign students: The predictive role of national identity and social dominance orientation], Electronic Journal of Social Sciences, 17, 1167-1180. DOI: 10.17755/esosder.328215.

    Bagci, S. C., Turnuklu, A. & Bekmezci*, E. (2018). Cross-group friendships and psychological well-being: A dual pathway through social integration and empowerment. British Journal of Social Psychology, 57, 773-792. DOI: 10.1111/bjso.12267.

    Bagci, S. C., Piyale*, Z. E., Karakose*, S., & Sen*, E. (2018). Collective victimhood beliefs among majority and minority groups: Links to ingroup and outgroup attitudes and attribution of responsibility for conflict. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 66, 95-107. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2018.05.003.

    Bagci, S. C., Turnuklu, A., & Bekmezci*, E. (2019). Intended, unintended, and unknown consequences of contact: The role of positive-negative contact on outgroup attitudes, collective action tendencies, and psychological well-being. Social Psychology, 50, 7-23. DOI: 10.1027/1864-9335/a000355.

    Bagci, S. C. & Gungor*, H. (2019). The role of perceived positive and negative parental contact on children’s intergroup contact experiences. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 69, 76-86. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2019.01.002.

    Bagci, S. C., Stathi, S., & Piyale*, E. (2019). Imagined contact facilitates acculturation, sometimes: Contradicting evidence from two socio-cultural settings. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/cdp0000256.

    Bagci, S. C., Piyale*, Z. E., Şen*, E., & Yildirim*, O. (2019). Beyond shifting intergroup attitudes: Intergroup contact’s association with socio-cognitive skills and group-based ideologies. Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, 3, 176-188. DOI: 10.1002/jts5.45.

    Bagci, S. C., Stathi, S., & Piyale*, Z. E. (2019). When imagining intergroup contact mobilizes for collective action: Evidence from ethnic Turks and Kurds in Turkey. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 69, 32-43. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2018.12.003.

    Bagci, S. C. & Canpolat*, E. (2019). Group efficacy as a moderator on the associations between perceived discrimination, acculturation orientations and well-being. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1002/casp.2421.