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[4] Pérez, Efrén O., and Margit Tavits. 2022. Voicing Politics: How Language Shapes Public Opinion. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

[3] Pérez, Efrén O. 2021. Diversity’s Child: People of Color and the Politics of Identity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

[2] Pérez, Efrén O., and Enya Kuo. 2021. Racial Order, Racialized Responses: Interminority Politics in a Diverse Nation. New York: Cambridge University Press.

[1] Pérez, Efrén O. 2016. Unspoken Politics: Implicit Attitudes and Political Thinking. New York: Cambridge University Press.


[35] Pérez, Efrén, Jessica HyunJeong Lee, Ana L. Oaxaca Carrasco, Cole Matthews, and Madison Ritsema. 2023. “Unexpected, but Consistent and Pre-Registered: Experimental Evidence on Interview Language and Latino Views of COVID-19.” Research & Politics 10(2): 1-9.

[34] Pérez, Efrén, Bianca Vicuña, Alisson Ramos. 2023. “Shared Status, Shared Politics? Evaluating a New Pathway to Black Solidarity with Other People of Color.” Political Behavior. OnLine First.

[33] Pérez, Efrén. 2023. “Scouting and Growing Diverse Undergraduate Talent: UCLA’s Race, Ethnicity, Politics & Society Lab.” PS: Political Science & Politics. FirstView.

[32] Maxwell, Rahsaan, Efrén Pérez, and Stephanie Zonszein. 2022. “Basking in Their Glory? Expressive Partisanship Among People of Color Before and After the 2020 US Election.” Journal of Experimental Political Science

[31] Vicuña, Bianca, Hannah Cass, Ying Xuan Chua, Sze Yi Celine, and Efrén O. Pérez. 2022. “Diversity Management from a Target’s Perspective: A Pre-Registered Experiment on Latinos, Multiculturalism, and Colorblindness.” Politics, Groups, and Identities.

[30] Pérez, Efrén O., Bianca Vicuña, Alisson Ramos. 2022. “Does Affirming Black and Latino People as American Weaken Racial Solidarity? A Surprising ‘No’ from Two Pre-Registered Experiments.” Research & Politics (December): 1-8.

[29] Pérez, Efrén, Crystal Robertson, and Bianca Vicuña. 2023. “Prejudiced When Climbing Up or When Falling Down? Why Some People of Color Express Anti-Black Prejudice.” American Political Science Review. 117(1): 168-183.

[28] Pérez, Efrén O., Bianca V. Vicuña, Alisson Ramos, Kevin Phan, Mariella Solano, and Eric Tillett. Forthcoming. “Bridging the Gaps Between US: Explaining When and Why People of Color Express Shared Political Views.” Political Behavior.

[27] Jason C. Chin, Gustavo Mártir, Yuen Huo, and Efrén O. Pérez. Forthcoming.. “Motivating Collective Action in Diverse Groups: Person of Color Identity, Prototypicality Perceptions, and Environmental Attitudes.” Social Psychological and Personality Science.

[28] Eidgahy, Kaumron, and Efrén O. Pérez. 2023. “How Wide is the Arc of Racial Solidarity? People of Color and Middle Easterners and North Africans (MENAs).” Political Research Quarterly 76(1): 239-252.

[25] Vicuña, Bianca V., and Efrén O. Pérez. Forthcoming. “New Label, Different Identity? Three Experiments on the Distinctiveness of Latinx.” Politics, Groups, and Identities.  

[24] Pérez, Efrén O., Enya Kuo, Joey Russel, William Curtis-Scott, Jennifer Muñoz, and Megan Tobias. Forthcoming. “The Politics in White Identity: Testing the Racialized Partisan Hypothesis.” Political Psychology.

*Based on a student team proposal from my 2019 course, Experiments in U.S. Racial and Ethnic Politics.

[23] Pérez, Efrén O., and Bianca V. Vicuña. In press. Implicit Attitudes and Mass Political Opinion. In T.J. Rudolph, ed., Elgar Handbook on Politics and Public Opinion. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. 

[22] Pérez, Efrén O. (with 52 co-authors). In press. “Psychological Science in the Wake of COVID-19: Social, Methodological, and Meta-Scientific Considerations.” Perspectives on Psychological Science.

[21] Pérez, Efrén O. 2020. “(Mis)Calculations, Psychological Mechanisms, and the Future Politics of People of Color. Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics.

[20] Pérez, Efrén O., and George I. Riddle. 2020. “Automaticity in Political Cognition.” In David P. Redlawsk, ed., Oxford Handbook of Political Decision-Making. New York: Oxford University Press.

[19] Hopkins, Daniel J., Cheryl R. Kaiser, Efrén O. Pérez, Sara Hagá, Corin Ramos, and Michael Zárate. 2019. “Does Perceiving Discrimination Influence Partisanship among Immigrant Minorities? Evidence from Five Experiments.” Journal of Experimental Political Science 7(2): 112-136.

[18] Tavits, Margit, and Efrén O. Pérez. 2019. “Language Influences Mass Opinion Toward Gender and LGBT Equality.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116(34): 16781-16786.

[17] Pérez, Efrén O., Andrew M. Engelhardt, and Maggie Deichert. 2019. “E Pluribus Unum? How Ethnic and National Identity Motivate Reactions to a Political Ideal.” The Journal of Politics 81(4): 1420-1433.

[16] Pérez, Efrén O., and Margit Tavits. 2019. “Language Heightens the Political Salience of Ethnic Divisions.” Journal of Experimental Political Science 6(2): 131-140.

[15] Pérez, Efrén O., and Margit Tavits. 2019. “Language Influences Public Attitudes Toward Gender Equality.” The Journal of Politics 81(1): 81-93.

[14] Pérez, Efrén O., and Margit Tavits. 2017. “Language Shapes People’s Time Perspective and Support for Future-Oriented Policies.” American Journal of Political Science 61(3): 715-727. 

[13] Pérez, Efrén O. 2017. “Implicit Attitudes in Public Opinion.” In L. Sandy Maisel, ed., Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science. New York: Oxford University Press. 

[12] Pérez, Efrén O. 2016. “Rolling off the Tongue into the Top-of-the-Head: Explaining Language Effects on Public Opinion.” Political Behavior 38(3): 603-634.

[11] Carter, Niambi M., and Efrén O. Pérez. 2016. “Race and Nation: How Racial Hierarchy Shapes National Attachments.” Political Psychology 37(4): 497-513.

[10] Pérez, Efrén O. 2015. “The Language-Opinion Connection.” In R. Michael Alvarez and Lonna Atkeson, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Polling and Polling Methods. New York: Oxford University Press.

[9] Pérez, Efrén O. 2015. “Mind the Gap: Why Large Group Deficits in Political Knowledge Emerge–And What To Do About Them.” Political Behavior 37(4): 933-954.

[8] Pérez, Efrén O. 2015. “Xenophobic Rhetoric and Its Political Effects on Immigrants and Their Co-Ethnics.” American Journal of Political Science 59(3): 549-564.

[7] Pérez, Efrén O. 2015. “Ricochet: How Elite Discourse Politicizes Racial and Ethnic Identities.” Political Behavior 37(1): 155-180.

[6] Pérez, Efrén O., and Marc J. Hetherington. 2014. “Authoritarianism in Black and White: Testing the Cross-Racial Validity of the Child Rearing Scale.” Political Analysis 22(3): 398-412.

[5] Lee, Taeku, and Efrén O. Pérez. 2014. “The Persistent Connection Between Language-of-Interview and Latino Political Opinion.” Political Behavior 36(2): 401-425.

[4] Pérez, Efrén O. 2013. “Implicit Attitudes: Meaning, Measurement, and Synergy With Political Science.” Politics, Groups, and Identities 1(2): 275-297.

[3] Pérez, Efrén O. 2011. “The Origins and Implications of Language Effects in Multilingual Surveys: A MIMIC Approach with Application to Latino Political Attitudes.” Political Analysis 19(4): 434-454.

[2] Pérez, Efrén O. 2010. “Explicit Evidence on the Import of Implicit Attitudes: The IAT and Immigration Policy Judgments.” Political Behavior 32(4): 517-545.

[1] Pérez, Efrén O. 2009. “Lost in Translation? Item Validity in Bilingual Political Surveys.” The Journal of Politics 71(4): 1530-1548.