Research

Publications

Pilecki, A. (2015). The moral dimensions of the terrorist category construction in presidential rhetorical and their use in legitimizing counterterrorism policyQualitative Psychology.

Pilecki, A., Muro, J.M., Hammack, P.L. & Clemons, C.M. (2014). Moral exclusion and the justification of US Counterterrorism strategy: Bush, Obama and the terrorist enemy figurePeace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 20(3), 285-299.

Presentations

Pilecki, A. (2015, May). “Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists”: How politicians construct moral communities to mobilize support. Presentation given at the Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology annual conference in New York, New York. Symposium

Pilecki, A. (2015, February). “Somebody should really do something about them…”: The relationship between moral stereotypes and emotions in shaping attitudes towards public policy. Presentation given at the Political Psychology Pre-Conference at the 16th annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology in Long Beach, California.

Pilecki, A., Hammack, P.L., Bar-Tal, D., Halperin, E., Muro, J.M., Clemons, C. & Gibson, R.A. (2013, May). Mapping the moral permit to harm: The Moral Distinction Scale. Poster presented at the 25th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in Washington, D.C.

Muro, J.M., Pilecki, A. & Hammack, P.L. (2013, May). The gun debate from a moral foundations perspective. Poster presented at the 13th annual meeting of the Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference in Palo Alto, CA

Pilecki, A. & Hammack, P.L. (2012, July). Delegitimization and the moral justification of counterterrorism policy: An analysis of post-9/11 political discourse in the United States. Paper presented at the the 35th annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology in Chicago, Illinois.

Pilecki, A. & Hammack, P.L. (2011, July). Delegitimization and the meta-ethics of intergroup relations. Paper presented at the 34th annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology in Istanbul, Turkey.