In Preparation

Jarvis, S. N., Ngo, C., Eberhardt, J. L., & Okonofua, J. A. (Under review). Bias in the air: How regional bias predicts teachers' disciplinary disparities. .

Okonofua, J. A., & Walton, G. M. (In preparation). Unfair treatment for the stigmatized: How potential bias reduces students’ respect for authority figures.

Okonofua, J. A. (Invited Resubmission). Students’ beliefs about teacher respect: An interaction of race and socioeconomic status. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Okonofua, J. A., Jarvis, S. N., & Eberhardt, J. L. (In preparation) When one-strike spills over: The stickiness of stereotyping in school discipline.

Jarvis, S. N., Ferguson, Z. E., & Okonofua, J. A. (In preparation) Principals’ discipline in a nationally representative sample.

Ferguson, Z. E., Jarvis, S. N., Antonoplis, S. & Okonofua, J. A. (In preparation) Prevention and exclusion orientations’ impact on school discipline. Manuscript in preparation.

In Press

Jarvis, S. N., & Okonofua, J. A. (In Press). School deferred: When bias affects school leaders. Social Psychological and Personality Science. [PDF] [Supplemental Material]


Okonofua, J. A., Walton, G. M., & Eberhardt, J. L. (2016). A vicious cycle: A social–psychological account of extreme racial disparities in school discipline. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 11(3), 381-398. [PDF]

Okonofua, J. A., Paunesku, D., & Walton, G. M. (2016). Brief intervention to encourage empathic discipline cuts suspension rates in half among adolescents. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(19), 5221-5226. [PDF]


Okonofua, J. A. & Eberhardt, J. A. (2015)Two-strikes: Race and disciplinary action in K-12 schooling. Psychological Science. [PDF]