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Political Psychology of US-China Relations Research Program



“‘Red China’ and the ‘Yellow Peril’: How Ideology Divides Americans over China,” Journal of East Asian Studies 14 (2014), 317–346. Peter Hays Gries.

“God, guns, and . . . China? How ideology impacts American attitudes and policy preferences toward China,” International Relations of the Asia-Pacific (2011) doi:10.1093/irap/lcr012. Peter Hays Gries, H. Michael Crowson and Huajian Cai.

“The Spectre of Communism in US China Policy: Bipartisanship in the American Subconscious,” The Chinese Journal of International Politics, 3 (2010). Peter Hays Gries, Huajian Cai and H. Michael Crowson.

“Political orientation, party affiliation, and American attitudes towards China,” Journal of Chinese Political Science, vol. 15, no. 3 (2010), 219-244. Peter Hays Gries and H. Michael Crowson.

“The Olympic effect on American attitudes towards China: Beyond personality, ideology, and media exposure,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 19, No 64, 2010. Peter Hays Gries, H. Michael Crowson, Todd Sandel, & Huajian Cai.

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“National Images as Integrated Schemas: Subliminal Primes of Image Attributes Shape Foreign Policy Preferences,” Political Psychology, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2016; doi: 10.1111/pops.12259. Emanuele Castano, Alain Bonacossa, and Peter Gries.

“Taiwanese Views of China and the World: Party Identification, Ethnicity, and Cross–Strait Relations,” Japanese Journal of Political Science, 14 (1) (2013): 73–96. Peter Gries & Jenny Su.

“National narcissism: Internal dimensions and international correlates,” PsyCh Journal 2 (2013): 122-132. Huajian Cai and Peter Gries.

“Disillusionment and Dismay: How Chinese Netizens Think and Feel About the Two Koreas.” Journal of East Asian Studies, 12 (2012), 31–56.

“Patriotism, Nationalism, and China’s U.S. Policy: Structures and Consequences of Chinese National Identity,” The China Quarterly, 205 (March 2011). Peter Hays Gries, Qingmin Zhang, H. Michael Crowson, & Huajian Cai.

“Harmony, Hegemony, & U.S.-China Relations,” World Literature Today, August 2007, Vol. 81.5.

“China Eyes the Hegemon,” Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs, Summer 2005, pp. 401-412.


“Hollywood in China: How American Popular Culture Shapes Chinese Views of
the ‘Beautiful Imperialist,’ an Experimental Analysis,” The China Quarterly, Vol. 224 (December 2015). doi: 10.1017/S0305741015000831. Peter Hays Gries, Matthew Sanders, David Stroup, & Huajian Cai.*

*Cited as one of just three articles “of outstanding interest” in a review of over 50 articles
on Globalization and Psychology” in Current Opinion in Psychology 8 (2016): 44-48.

“When knowledge is a double edged sword: Contact, media exposure, and American attitudes towards China,” Journal of Social Issues, 67, 4 (2011): 787-805. Peter Hays Gries, H. Michael Crowson, & Huajian Cai.

“Toward a social psychology of globalization,” Journal of Social Issues, 67, 4 (2011): 663-676. CYChiu, PH Gries, P., CJ Torelli, & SY Cheng.


“Contentious Histories and the Perception of Threat: China, the United States, and the Korean War—An Experimental Analysis,” Peter Hays Gries, Jennifer L. Prewitt-Freilino, Luz-Eugenia Cox-Fuenzalida, and Qingmin Zhang, Journal of East Asian Studies, 9 (2009), 433–465.

“Historical Beliefs and the Perception of Threat in Northeast Asia: Colonialism, the Tributary System, and China-Japan-Korea Relations in the Twenty-First Century,” Peter Hays Gries; Qingmin Zhang; Yasuki Masui; & Yong Wook Lee, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 9.2 (2009): 245-265.


‘Power Transitions’ and the Perception of Threat in U.S.-China Relations

How Ideologies and Identities Shape European Views Of China and the World