John M. Levine

Professor of Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences
Senior Scientist, Learning Research and Development Center
University of Pittsburgh

516 LRDC Bldg., 3939 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 USA

Phone: 412/624-7462
Email: jml@pitt.edu

Current Research Interests:

Journal Editorships:

Editor, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (1994-1999); Associate Editor, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (1990-1993); Associate Editor, Journal of Research in Personality (1977-1987)

Editorial Boards:

Social Psychology Quarterly (1978-1980); Educational Researcher (1987-1989); Review of Personality and Social Psychology (1986-1990); Basic and Applied Social Psychology (1987-1994); Journal of Educational Psychology (1988-1990); Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (1990-1991); Social Cognition (1993-2001); Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (1997-     ); Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (1999-     ); Personality and Social Psychology Review (1999-    ); Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (Interpersonal Relations and Group Processes (1985-1990, 2002-     ); European Review of Social Psychology (2003-       )

Professional Affiliations:

Society of Experimental Social Psychology (Fellow); Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Fellow); Association for Psychological Science (Fellow); Midwestern Psychological Association (Charter Fellow); European Association of Social Psychology (Member)

Selected Professional Experience:

National Science Foundation, Advisory Panel for Social and Developmental Psychology (1988-1990); National Institute of Mental Health, Social and Group Processes Review Committee (1992-1995); Visiting Professor, University of Rome (La Sapienza) (1997); Kurt Lewin Institute, The Netherlands. Scientific Advisory Board (2001- ); Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Distinguished Scientist Award Committee (1999, 2004); Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Chair of Theoretical Innovation Prize Committee (2004); IPA Sabbatical Award, National Cancer Institute, NIH (2010-2011); Faculty, Summer Institute in Social Psychology (sponsored by SPSP and EASP), Princeton, NJ (2011); Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Publications Committee (2012-     ); Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Research Practices Task Force (2013).

Chair, Society of Experimental Social Psychology (2000)

Honorary Professor of Psychology, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK (2006-   )

Co-Recipient (with R. Moreland), Joseph E. McGrath Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Groups, Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) (2011)

Publications:

Edited Books and Special Issues of Journals:

Levine, J. M. (Ed.). (2013). Group processes. New York: Psychology Press.

Levine, J. M., & Hogg, M. A. (Eds.) (2010). Encyclopedia of group processes and intergroup relations (Vols. 1 & 2). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Butera, F., & Levine, J. M. (Eds.) (2009). Coping with minority status: Responses to exclusion and inclusion. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Levine, J. M., & Moreland, R. L. (Eds.) (2006). Small groups. New York: Psychology Press.

Argote, L., Ingram, P., Levine, J. M., & Moreland, R. L. (2000). The psychological foundations of knowledge transfer in organizations. Special Issue of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 82, Number 1.

Thompson, L. L., Levine, J. M., & Messick, D. M. (Eds.). (1999). Shared cognition in organizations: The management of knowledge. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Levine, J. M., & Higgins, E. T. (1995). Social determinants of cognition. Special Issue of Social Cognition, 13, Number 3.

Resnick, L., Levine, J. M., & Teasley, S. (Eds.). (1991). Perspectives on socially shared cognition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Levine, J. M., & Wang, M. C. (Eds.). (1983). Teacher and student perceptions: Implications for learning. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Selected Journal Articles and Chapters (since 2000):

Fairbairn, C. E., Sayette, M. A., Levine, J. M., Cohn, J. F., & Creswell, K. G. (in press). The effects of alcohol on the emotional displays of Whites in interracial groups. Emotion.

Levine, J. M., & Tindale, R. S. (in press). Social influence in groups. In J. F. Dovidio & J. A. Simpson (Eds.), APA Handbook of group and intergroup processes. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Levine, J. M., & Smith, E. (2013). Group cognition: Collective information search and distribution. In D. Carlston (Ed.), Oxford handbook of social cognition (pp. 616-633). New York: Oxford University Press.

Levine, J. M., & Prislin, R. (2013). Majority and minority influence. In J. M. Levine (Ed.), Group processes (pp. 135-163). New York: Psychology Press.

Levine, J. M., & Moreland, R. L. A history of small group research. (2012). In A. W. Kruglanski & W. Stroebe (Eds.), Handbook of the history of social psychology (pp. 383-406) New York: Psychology Press.

Abrams, D., & Levine, J. M. (2012). Norm formation: Revisiting Sherif’s autokinetic illusion study. In J. R. Smith & S. A. Haslam (Eds.), Social psychology: Revisiting the classic studies (pp. 57-75). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Levine, J. M., & Choi, H-S. (2011). Minority influence in interacting groups: The impact of newcomers. In J. Jetten & M. Hornsey (Eds.), Rebels in groups: Dissent, deviance, difference, and defiance (pp. 73-92). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Mannetti, L., Levine, J. M., Pierro, A., & Kruglanski, A. (2010). Group reaction to defection: The impact of shared reality. Social Cognition, 28, 447-464.

Pinto, I. R., Marques, J. M., Levine, J. M., & Abrams, D. (2010). Membership status and subjective group dynamics: Who triggers the Black Sheep Effect? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 107-119.

Levine, J. M., Alexander, K., & Hansen, T. (2010). Self-control in groups. In R. R. Hassin, K. N. Ochsner, & Y. Trope (Eds.). Self control in society, mind, and brain (pp. 449-472). New York: Oxford University Press.

Levine, J. M., & Choi, H-S. (2010). Newcomers as change agents: Minority influence in task groups. In R. Martin & M. Hewstone (Eds.), Minority influence and innovation: Antecedents, processes, and consequences (pp. 229-262). New York: Psychology Press.

Moreland, R. L., & Levine, J. M.  (2009). Building bridges to improve theory and research on small groups. In E. Salas, J. Goodwin, & C. S. Burke (Eds.), Team effectiveness in complex organizations and systems: Cross-disciplinary perspectives and approaches (pp. 17-38). New York: Psychology Press.

Echterhoff, G., Higgins, E. T., & Levine, J. M. (2009). Shared reality: Experiencing commonality with others’ inner states about the world. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 496-521.

Hansen, T., & Levine, J. M. (2009). Newcomers as change agents: Effects of newcomers’ behavioral style and teams’ performance optimism. Social Influence, 4, 46-61.

Hausmann, L. R. M., Levine, J. M., & Higgins, E. T. (2008). Communication and group perception: Extending the “Saying is Believing” effect. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 11, 539-554.

Kerr, N. L., & Levine, J. M. (2008). The detection of social exclusion: Evolution and beyond. Group Dynamics: Theory, Practice, and Research, 12, 39-52.

Kenworthy, J. B., Hewstone, M., Levine, J. M., Martin, R., & Willis, H. (2008). The phenomonology of minority-majority status: Effects on innovation in argument generation. European Journal of Social Psychology, 38, 624-636.

Hamilton, D. L., Levine, J. M., & Thurston, J. A. (2008). Perceiving continuity and change in groups. In F. Sani (Ed.), Self- continuity: Individual and collective perspectives (pp. 117-130). New York: Psychology Press.

Nijstad, B. A., & Levine, J. M. (2007). Group creativity and the stages of creative group problem solving. In M. Hewstone, H. A. W. Schut, J. B. F. de Wit, K. van den Bos, & M. S. Stroebe (Eds.), The scope of social psychology: Theory and applications (pp. 159-172). New York: Psychology Press.

Levine, J. M., & Kerr, N. L. (2007). Inclusion and exclusion: Implications for group processes. In A. E. Kruglanski & E. T. Higgins (Eds.), Social psychology: Handbook of basic principles (2nd ed., pp. 759-784). New York: Guilford.

De Dreu, C. K W., & Levine, J. M. (2006). Bridging social psychology and the organizational sciences. In P. A. M. Van Lange (Ed.), Bridging social psychology: Benefits of transdisciplinary approaches (pp. 347-352). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Prislin, R., Levine, J. M., & Christensen, P. N. (2006). When reasons matter: Quality of support affects reactions to increasing and consistent agreement. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 593-601.

Levine, J. M., Moreland, R. L., & Hausmann, L. R. M. (2005). Managing group composition: Inclusive and exclusive role transitions. In D. Abrams, M. A. Hogg, & J. M. Marques (Eds.), The social psychology of inclusion and exclusion (pp. 137-160). New York: Psychology Press.

Kane, A. A., Argote, L., & Levine, J. M. (2005). Knowledge transfer between groups via personnel rotation: Effects of social identity and knowledge quality. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 96, 56-71.

Levine, J. M., & Choi, H-S (2004). Impact of personnel turnover on team performance and cognition. In E. Salas & S. M. Fiore (Eds.), Team cognition: Understanding the factors that drive process and performance (pp. 153-176). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Choi, H-S, & Levine, J. M. (2004). Minority influence in work teams: The impact of newcomers. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 273-280.

Levine, J. M., & Moreland, R. L. (2004). Collaboration: The social context of theory development. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 8, 164-172.

Levine, J. M., Choi, H-S, & Moreland, R. L. (2003). Newcomer innovation in work teams. In P. B. Paulus & B. A. Nijstad (Eds.), Group creativity: Innovation through collaboration (pp. 202-224). New York: Oxford University Press.

Moreland, R. L., & Levine, J. M. (2003). Group composition: Explaining similarities and differences among group members. In M. A. Hogg & J. Cooper (Eds.), Sage handbook of social psychology (pp. 367-381). London: Sage.

Moreland, R. L., & Levine, J. M. (2002). Socialization and trust in work groups. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 5, 185-201.

Levine, J. M., & Moreland, R. L. (2002). Group reactions to loyalty and disloyalty. In S. R. Thye & E. J. Lawler (Eds.), Group cohesion, trust and solidarity: Advances in group processes (Vol. 19, pp. 203-228). Oxford, UK: Elsevier Science.

Moreland, R. L., & Levine, J. M. (2001). Socialization in organizations and work groups. In M. E. Turner (Ed.), Groups at work: Theory and research (pp. 69-112). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Levine, J. M., Moreland, R. L., & Choi, H-S (2001). Group socialization and newcomer innovation. In M. A. Hogg & R. S. Tindale (Eds.), Blackwell handbook of social psychology: Group processes (pp. 86-106). Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishers.

Levine, J. M., & Kaarbo, J. (2001). Minority influence in political decision-making groups. In C. K.W. De Dreu & N. K. De Vries (Eds.), Group consensus and minority influence: Implications for innovation (pp. 229-257). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers.

Moreland, R. L., Levine, J. M., & McMinn, J. G. (2001). Self categorization and work group socialization. In M. A. Hogg & D. Terry (Eds.), Social identity processes in organizational contexts (pp. 87-110). Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.

Levine, J. M., & Higgins, E. T. (2001). Shared reality and social influence in groups and organizations. In F. Butera & G. Mugny (Eds.), Social influence in social reality: Promoting individual and social change (pp. 33-52). Bern, Switzerland: Hogrefe & Huber.

Zdaniuk, B., & Levine, J. M. (2001). Group loyalty: Impact of members‘ identification and contributions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 37, 502-509.

Levine, J. M., Higgins, E. T., & Choi, H-S (2000). Development of strategic norms in groups. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 82, 88-101.

 

Revised:  November 2013

Social Psychology Program – University of Pittsburgh