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Stigma, Identity, and Intersectionality

Stigma, Identity, and Intersectionality

Research Publications

Published manuscripts are available upon request for educational purposes by emailing Dr. Brandon Velez at blv2106@tc.columbia.edu

Peer Reviewed Articles 

Bold denotes Teachers College student collaborator

Duffy, R., D., Dik, B. J., Douglass, R. P., England, J. W., Velez, B. L. (in press). Work as a calling: A theoretical model. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Velez, B. L., Cox, R., & Polihronakis, C. J., & Moradi, B. (in press). Discrimination, mental health, and work outcomes among women of color: The protective role of womanist attitudes. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Duffy, R. D., Velez, B. L., England, J. W., Autin, K. L., Douglass, R. P., Allan, B. A., & Blustein, D. L. (in press). An examination of the Psychology of Working Theory with racially and ethnically diverse employed adults. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Velez, B. L., Watson, L. B., Cox, R., & Flores, M. J. (2017). Minority stress and racial or ethnic minority status: A test of the greater risk perspective.
Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 4, 257-271. doi:10.1037/sgd0000226

Douglass, R. P., Velez, B. L., Conlin, S. E., Duffy, R. D., & England, J. W. (2017). Examining the Psychology of Working Theory: Decent work among sexual minorities. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 64,550–559. doi:10.1037/cou0000212

Foster, A. B., Brewster, M. E., Velez, B. L., & Eklund, A. (2017). Footprints in the sand: Personal, psychological, and relational profiles of religious, spiritual, and atheist LGB individuals. Journal of Homosexuality, 466–487. doi:10.1080/00918369.2016.1191237

Velez, B. L., & Moradi, B. (2016). A moderated mediation test of minority stress: The role of collective identity. The Counseling Psychologist, 44, 1132–1157. doi:10.1177/0011000016665467

Watson, L. B., Velez, B. L., Brownfield, J., & Flores, M. J. (2016). Minority stress and bisexual women’s disordered eating: The role of maladaptive coping. The Counseling Psychologist, 44, 1158–1186.doi:10.1177/0011000016669233

Velez, B. L., Breslow, A. S., Brewster, M. E., Cox, R., & Foster, A. (2016). Building a pantheoretical model of dehumanization with transgender men: Integrating objectification and minority stress theories. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 497-508. doi:10.1037/cou0000136

Brewster, M. E., Velez, B. L., Foster, A., & Esposito, J. (2016). Minority stress and the moderating role of religious coping among religious and spiritual sexual minority individuals. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 119-126. doi:10.1037/cou0000121

Breslow, A. S., Brewster, M. E., Velez, B. L., Wong, S., Geiger, E., & Soderstrom, B. (2015). Resilience and collective action: Exploring buffers against minority stress for transgender individuals. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2, 253–265. doi:10.1037/sgd0000117

Velez, B. L., Campos, I. D., & Moradi, B.(2015). Relations of sexual objectification and racist discrimination with Latina women’s body image and mental health. The Counseling Psychologist, 43, 906-935. doi:10.1177/0011000015591287

Velez, B. L., & Moradi, B., & DeBlaere, C. (2015). Multiple oppressions and the mental health of sexual minority Latina/o individuals. The Counseling Psychologist, 43, 7-38. doi:10.1177/0011000014542836

Lyons, H. Z., Velez, B. L., Mehta, M., & Neil, N. (2014). Tests of the theory of work adjustment with economically-distressed African Americans. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 61, 473-483. doi:10.1037/cou0000017

Brewster, M. E., Velez, B. L., Martin, A., & Tebbe, E. N. (2014). Voices from beyond: A thematic content analysis of transgender employees' workplace experiences. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 1, 159-169. doi:10.1037/sgd0000030

Brewster, M. E., Velez, B. L., Esposito, J., Wong, S., Geiger, L., & Keum, B. (2014).

Moving beyond the binary with disordered eating research: A test and extension of objectification theory with bisexual women.Journal of Counseling Psychology, 61, 50-62. doi:10.1037/a0034748

Velez, B. L., Moradi, B., & Brewster, M. E. (2013). Testing the tenets of minority stress theory in workplace contexts. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60, 532-542. doi:10.1037/a0033346

Brewster, M. E., Moradi, B., DeBlaere, C., & Velez, B. L. (2013) Navigating the borderlands: Cognitive flexibility, bicultural self-efficacy, and minority stress in the lives of bisexual individuals. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60, 543-556. doi:10.1037/a0033224

Moradi, B., Velez, B. L., & Parent, M. C. (2013).The male reference group identity model: Roles of social desirability, masculine ideology and collective self-esteem. Sex Roles, 68,415-426. doi:10.1007/s11199-013-0258-3

Velez, B. L., & Moradi, B. (2012).Workplace support, discrimination, and person-organization fit: Tests of the theory of work adjustment with LGB individuals. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59, 399–407. doi:10.1037/a0028326

Brewster, M. E., Velez, B., DeBlaere, C., & Moradi, B. (2012). Transgender individuals' workplace experiences: The applicability of sexual minority measures and models. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59, 60–70. doi:10.1037/a0025206

Invited Book Chapters:

Velez, B. L. (2017). Hate crimes toward LGBTQ people. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (pp. 817-820). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Velez, B. L. (2017). Latina/o Americans and sexual orientation. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (pp. 1029-1033). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Research in Progress:

Bold denotes Teachers College student collaborator

Smith, L., Velez, B. L., Chambers, C., & Baranowski, K. Economic disadvantage at the intersections: Contemporary stereotypes in the headlines.

Velez, B. L., Polihronakis, C. J., Watson, L. B., & Cox, R. The roles of racist and heterosexist stressors in the mental health of sexual minority people of color.

Brewster, M. E., Velez, B. L., Breslow, A. S., & Geiger, E. A test of objectification theory with transgender women.

Kim, S. Y., Velez, B. L., & Lei, N. Tests of the applicability of the Family-Work Conflict and Work-Family Conflict Scales to sexual minority employees.

Velez, B. L., & Cox, R., Paxton, J., & Alsaidi, S. Sexual orientation disclosure and psychosocial outcomes: A meta-analysis.

Cox, R., & Velez, B. L. Discrimination and the mental health of Latinx people: The protective role of bicultural self-efficacy.

Polihronakis, C. J., & Velez, B. L. Bisexual women’s sexual health: A test of objectification theory.

Alsaidi, S., & Velez, B. L. Identity, discrimination, and mental health: The perspectives of Middle Eastern and North African women.  

Crawford, K., & Velez, B. L. Discrimination and the mental health of sexual minority people of color: A mixed methods study.

Campos, I. D., Velez, B. L., & Heesacker, M. Latinos’ experiences of discrimination and post-traumatic stress symptoms: The moderating role of acculturation.