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Dr Afroditi Pina

Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology
Chair of the University Harassment Contact Network
Staff Equality Representative
Enterprise Co-ordinator

Selected publications

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Article
Page, T., & Pina, A. (2018). Moral disengagement and self-reported harassment proclivity in men: the mediating effects of moral judgment and emotions. Journal Of Sexual Aggression. doi:10.1080/13552600.2018.1440089
Pina, A., Holland, J., & James, M. (2017). The Malevolent Side of Revenge Porn Proclivity: Dark Personality Traits and Sexist Ideology. International Journal Of Technoethics, 8. doi:10.4018/IJT.2017010103
Scarpati, A., & Pina, A. (2017). On national and cultural boundaries: A cross-cultural approach to sexual violence perpetration in Brazil and the United Kingdom. Journal Of Sexual Aggression. doi:10.1080/13552600.2017.1351265
Parratt, K., & Pina, A. (2017). From "real rape" to real justice: A systematic review of police officers' rape myth beliefs. Aggression And Violent Behavior, 34, 68-83. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2017.03.005
Ruddle, A., Pina, A., & Vasquez, E. (2017). Domestic violence offending behaviors: A review of the literature examining childhood exposure, implicit theories, trait aggression and anger rumination as predictive factors. Aggression And Violent Behavior, 34, 154-165. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2017.01.016
Vasquez, E., Ball, L., Loughnan, S., & Pina, A. (2017). The Object of My Aggression: Sexual Objectification Increases Physical Aggression Towards Women. Aggressive Behavior. doi:10.1002/ab.21719
Scarpati, A., & Pina, A. (2017). Cultural and moral dimensions of sexual aggression : The role of moral disengagement in men's likelihood to sexually aggress. Aggression And Violent Behavior, 37, 115-121. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2017.09.001
Vasquez, E., Osinnowo, K., Pina, A., Ball, L., & Bell, C. (2016). The sexual objectification of girls and aggression towards them in gang and non-gang affiliated youth. Psychology, Crime, And Law, 23, 459-471. doi:10.1080/1068316X.2016.1269902
Thomae, M., & Pina, A. (2015). Sexist humour and social identity: The role of sexist humour in men's ingroup cohesion, sexual harassment, rape proclivity and victim blame. Humor, 28. doi:10.1515/humor-2015-0023
Page, T., & Pina, A. (2015). Moral disengagement as a self-regulatory process in sexual harassment perpetration at work: A preliminary conceptualisation. Aggression And Violent Behavior, 21, 73-84. doi:doi:10.1016/j.avb.2015.01.004
Page, T., Pina, A., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2015). "It Was Only Harmless Banter!" The development and preliminary validation of the moral disengagement in sexual harassment scale. Aggressive Behavior, 1-48. doi:10.1002/ab.21621
Herrera, A., Pina, A., Herrera, M., & Exposito, F. (2014). Mito o realidad? Influencia de la ideologia en la percepcion social del acoso sexual. Anuario De Psicologia Juridica, 24, 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.apj.2014.07.002
Calogero, R., Pina, A., & Sutton, R. (2014). Cutting words: Priming self-objectification increases the intention to pursue cosmetic surgery. Psychology Of Women Quarterly, 38, 197-207. doi:10.1177/0361684313506881
Gannon, T., Wood, J., Pina, A., Tyler, N., Barnoux, M., & Vasquez, E. (2014). An evaluation of mandatory polygraph testing for sexual offenders in the UK. Sexual Abuse: A Journal Of Research And Treatment, 26, 178-203. doi:10.1177/1079063213486836
Gannon, T., Wood, J., Pina, A., Tyler, N., Barnoux, M., & Vasquez, E. (2014). An Evaluation of Mandatory Polygraph Testing for Sexual Offenders in the United Kingdom. Sexual Abuse: A Journal Of Research And Treatment, 26, 178-203. doi:10.1177/1079063213486836
Loughnan, S., Pina, A., Vasquez, E., & Puvia, E. (2013). Sexual Objectification Increases Rape Victim Blame and Decreases Perceived Suffering. Psychology Of Women Quarterly, 37, 455-461. doi:10.1177/0361684313485718
Whitby, K., & Pina, A. (2013). Investigating rape victim and perpetrator empathy in relation to rape myths within the police service. Forensic Update, 24-26.
Fisher, N., & Pina, A. (2013). An overview of the literature on female-perpetrated adult male sexual victimization. Aggression And Violent Behavior, 18, 54-61. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2012.10.001
Pina, A., & Gannon, T. (2012). An overview of the literature on antecedents, perceptions and behavioural consequences of sexual harassment. Journal Of Sexual Aggression, 18, 209-232. doi:10.1080/13552600.2010.501909
Calogero, R., & Pina, A. (2011). Body guilt: Preliminary evidence for a further subjective experience of self-objectification. Psychology Of Women Quarterly, 35, 428-440. doi:10.1177/0361684311408564
Ask, K., & Pina, A. (2011). On being angry and punitive: How anger alters perception of criminal intent. Social Psychological And Personality Science, 2, 494-499. doi:10.1177/1948550611398415
Gannon, T., & Pina, A. (2010). Firesetting: Psychopathology, theory and treatment. Aggression And Violent Behavior, 15, 224-238. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2010.01.001
Calogero, R., Pina, A., Park, L., & Rahemtulla, Z. (2010). Objectification theory predicts college women's attitudes toward cosmetic surgery. Sex Roles, 63, 32-41. doi:10.1007/s11199-010-9759-5
Bohner, G., Pina, A., Viki, G., & Siebler, F. (2010). Using social norms to reduce men's rape proclivity: Perceived rape myth acceptance of out-groups may be more influential than that of in-groups. Psychology, Crime & Law, 16, 671-693. doi:10.1080/1068316X.2010.492349
Pina, A., Gannon, T., & Saunders, B. (2009). An overview of the literature on sexual harassment: Perpetrator, theory, and treatment issues. Aggression And Violent Behavior, 14, 126-138. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2009.01.002
Viki, G., Winchester, L., Titshall, L., Chisango, T., Pina, A., & Russell, R. (2006). Beyond secondary emotions: The infrahumanization of outgroups using human-related and animal-related words. Social Cognition, 24, 753-775. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1521/soco.2006.24.6.753
Book section
Gannon, T., Tyler, N., Barnoux, M., & Pina, A. (2012). Female arsonists and firesetters. In G. L. Dickens, Sugarman, P. A., & Gannon, T. A. (Eds.), Firesetting and Mental Health: Theory, Research and Practice (pp. 126-142). London: RCPsychiatrists.
Bohner, G., Eyssel, F., Pina, A., Siebler, F., & Viki, G. (2009). Rape myth acceptance: Cognitive, affective and behavioural effects of beliefs that blame the victim and exonerate the perpetrator. In M. A. H. Horvath & Brown, J. M. (Eds.), Rape: Challenging contemporary thinking (pp. 17-45). Cullompton: Willan Publishing.
Conference or workshop item
Vasquez, E., Osinnowo, K., Bell, C., Loughnan, S., & Pina, A. (2015). The role of objectification of women in aggression towards them. In . Rovereto, Italy.
Ruddle, A., Vasquez, E., & Pina, A. (2015). Angry thoughts could make you violent: The role of anger rumination as a predictor for domestic violence proclivity. In British Psychological Society, Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference. Manchester, UK.
Pina, A., & Sharma-Sacristan, J. (2014). The role of emotions and harasser-victim relationship in perceptions of online sexual harassment. In European Association of Social Psychology General Meeting. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Pina, A., & Olukanmi, R. (2014). Being pursued online: Does facebook stalking predict attitudes towards online victimisation? In 23rd Division of Forensic Psychology Conference. Glasgow, UK.
Page, T., Pina, A., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2014). "It was only harmless banter!" The neutralising role of moral disengagement on males' justifications for sexual harassment. In Annual Conference of Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PSYPAG). Cardiff, UK.
Pina, A. (2014). The Porn Effect: How current findings can help inform dialogue with young people on the effects of pornography access and exposure on their lives. Keynote Workshop, NOTA 2014 Annual Conference, York. In .
Page, T., Pina, A., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2014). "It was only harmless banter!" The role of in-group identification and moral disengagement on males' justifications for sexual harassment.". In XIX. Workshop Aggression. Technische Universität Berlin.
Pina, A. (2014). "Basically..porn is everywhere": findings from a literature review on young people and their access and exposure to pornography. Keynote Speech for the NOTA Annual Conference, York 2014. In NOTA Annual Conference 2014, York University.
Page, T., Pina, A., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2014). Justifying sexual harassment through moral disengagement: The role of in-group identification. In European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL) Annual Conference. St Petersburg State University, Russia.
Pina, A. (2013). Sexual harassment and its effect on dimensions of self objectification. In Division of Forensic Psychology BPS Conference. Queen's University, Belfast.
Alys, L., Horvath, M., Massey, K., Pina, A., Scally, M., & Adler, J. (2013). "Indecent exposure": Children and young people's access and exposure to pornography. In .
Pina, A. (2013). Sexual Misconduct or Sexual Violence? Conducting research from a forensic/social psychological perspective: Invited Research Talk. In Invited Research Talk. Canterbury Christ Church University.
Calogero, R., & Pina, A. (2013). Safety tips: The paradoxical link between sexual objectification and women's rape myth acceptance. In Symposium: Sexualization of Girls and Women: Surprising and Counter Intuitive Consequences. In American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Division 35 Program. Houston, Texas, USA.
Pina, A., Horvath, M., Alys, L., Massey, K., Scally, M., & Adler, J. (2013). The effects of access and exposure to pornography on young people's attitudes and sexual beliefs. In XVIII. Workshop Aggression. Bielefeld, Germany.
Page, T., Pina, A., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2013). The role of moral disengagement in social-sexual misconduct: Preliminary conceptualization and measurement. In 28th Annual Conference of Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPAG). Lancaster University.
Page, T., Pina, A., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2013). Sexual harassment as interpersonal aggression: Exploring the role of moral disengagement. In XVIII. Workshop Aggression. Bielefeld, Germany.
Pina, A., & Japp, K. (2013). The effects of sexual harassment on self-esteem, body shame and body surveillance. In SPSP Annual Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana.
Page, T., Pina, A., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2013). Do perpetrators of sexual harassment use mechanisms of moral disengagement? Preliminary conceptualization and measurement. In 22nd Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP) Annual Conference. Queen's University, Belfast.
Pina, A. (2013). Studying forensic psychology, applications, research and career paths. In Invited Lecture. Queen Mary University London.
Massey, K., Horvath, M., Alys, L., Pina, A., Scally, M., & Adler, J. (2013). Video nasties: The effects of sexualized and violent imagery on children and young people. In .
Page, T., Pina, A., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2013). Do perpetrators of sexual harassment use mechanisms of moral disengagement? Preliminary conceptualization and measurement. In European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL) Annual Conference. Coventry, UK.
Pina, A. (2012). Sexual harassment at work. New research avenues and current issues. In Invited Lecture. University of Greenwich.
Pina, A., & Fisher, N. (2012). Can women rape men? Investigating attitudes towards, and challenging the definition of male rape. In EAPL Annual Conference. Nicosia, Cyprus.
Pina, A., & Hummel, C. (2012). Rape myth acceptance and male offenders: crime type and RMA in a Canadian sample. In EAPL Annual Conference. Nicosia, Cyprus.
Pina, A., & Hallmark, K. (2012). The effects of primed and dispositional anger and fear on strategies for coping with a quid-pro-quo workplace harassment scenario. In SPSP Annual Conference. San Diego, California.
Calogero, R., & Pina, A. (2011). Women's paradoxical reports of physical threat in the context of sexual objectification. In Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference.
Pina, A. (2011). Sexual harassment coping and context. In Invited Lecture for the Masters in Applied Psychology. University of Granada, Spain.
Pina, A. (2011). Women's experiences of sexual harassment. Current trends and future work. In Invited talk at Social Psychology Colloquium, University of Bielefeld. University of Bielefeld, Germany.
Calogero, R., & Pina, A. (2011). Reports of physical threat in the context of sexual objectification. In SPSP Annual Conference. San Antonio, Texas.
Calogero, R., Pina, A., & Myers, T. (2011). I'll fix that: The subjective experience of body guilt in objectifying situations. In Association for Psychological Science Conference.
Pina, A., & Page, T. (2011). Sexual harassment proclivity in men. The influence of Social Dominance Orientation, Ambivalent Sexism, and attitudes towards sexual harassment. In AP-LS, EAPL and ANZAPPL International Conference. Miami, Florida.
Pina, A. (2011). Sexual Harassment: Appraisals Emotions and Coping of Victims. Invited talk at University of Nottingham, Institute of Work, Health and Organisations. In Invited Research talk. University of Nottingham, Institute of Work, Health and Organisations.
Pina, A., & Field, E. (2011). Perceptions of domestic abuse: Just world beliefs and victim-perpetrator blaming. In AP-LS, EAPL and ANZAPPL International Conference. Miami, Florida.
Pina, A. (2011). Assessment and treatment of Offenders in Forensic Settings. In Invited Lecture for the Masters in Applied Psychology. University of Granada, Spain.
Elliott, B., Pina, A., & Robinson, M. (2010). Exploring infrahumanisation as an explanation for institutional racism within the police. In Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference. Kent, UK.
Pina, A. (2010). Sexual harassment: Perspectives, issues and research avenues. In Invited Lecture for the Masters in Applied Psychology. University of Granada, Spain.
Pina, A., & Viki, G. (2010). The effect of organisational support on women's coping with sexual harassment: Paper presented in Symposium Organised by Dr Afroditi Pina entitled: Sexual Violence and Stalking. In Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference. Kent, UK.
Gannon, T., & Pina, A. (2010). Psychopathology, theory and treatment of firesetting: An overview. In Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference. Kent, UK.
Pina, A. (2010). Domestic violence: Theoretical perspectives, perpetrator characteristics and victim avenues. In Invited Lecture for the Masters in Applied Psychology. University of Granada, Spain.
Pina, A., & Viki, G. (2010). Appraisals, emotions and coping strategies according to harassment type: part of an invited symposium organised by Karl Ask, entitled: Emotions and the Law. In European Association of Psychology and Law 20th Conference. Gothenburg, Sweden.
Pina, A. (2009). The role of perceived power in women's experiences of sexual harassment. In Invited Research Talk at the Kolloquium Sozialpsychologie, Fakultaet fur Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft.. University of Bielefeld, Germany.
Pina, A., & Viki, G. (2009). The role of perceived power in women's emotional reactions towards sexual harassment. In European Association of Psychology and Law 19th Conference. Sorrento, Italy.
Pina, A., & Viki, G. (2008). Sexual harassment types and prevalence and women's emotional reactions and coping strategies: Findings from a workplace survey. In European Association of Psychology and Law 18th Conference. Maastricht, Netherlands.
Pina, A. (2007). The role of power in women's emotions and behaviour towards sexual harassment. In the British Psychological Society's Social Psychology Section Conference "Groups, Politics and Organisations",. University of Kent.
Pina, A., & Viki, G. (2007). The role of emotions in coping with sexual harassment incidents. In Social Psychology Section Annual Conference, British Psychological Society. Kent, United Kingdom.
Pina, A., & Viki, G. (2005). The effects of normative influence on rape-myth acceptance and rape proclivity. In British Psychological Society, Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference (Vol. 13, pp. 13-14). 48 Princess Road East, Leicester LE1 7DR.: The British Psychological Society.
Pina, A., & Viki, G. (2005). Attitudes towards Sexual Harassment with Reference to in –group Identification and Gender Identity Threat. In the British Psychological Society, Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference. Coventry, UK.
Pina, A., & Viki, G. (2005). "Women's attitudes towards sexual harassment: an in-group identification perspective. In the XVth European Conference of Psychology and Law. Vilnius, Lithuania.
Pina, A., & Viki, G. (2005). Attitudes towards Sexual Harassment with reference to in-group identification. In British Psychological Society, Division of Forensic Psychology 14th Annual Conference. Coventry, UK.
Pina, A., & Viki, G. (2004). Normative influences, rape-myth acceptance and rape proclivity. In the 8th International Conference of the International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (IATSO). Athens, Greece.
Internet publication
Pina, A. (2017). How to recognise and start tackling sexual harassment in the workplace. Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/how-to-recognise-and-start-tackling-sexual-harassment-in-the-workplace-86235
Pina, A. (2013). The Porn Effect: A psychologist's perspective by Dr Afroditi Pina. Retrieved from http://stayingalivefoundation.org/blog/2013/10/the-porn-effect-a-psychologists-perspective/
Research report (external)
Cameron, L., Pina, A., Calogero, R., & Sutton, R. (2015). Through their eyes and in their voices: The impact of gender on the lives of young people in England. Scoping review and considerations for future research. Report for the Office of the Children's Commissioner, England. Office of the Children's Commissioner (OCC).
Horvath, M., Alys, L., Massey, K., Pina, A., Scally, M., & Adler, J. (2013). "Basically..porn is everywhere". A Rapid Evidence Assessment on the Effects that Access and Exposure to Pornography has on Children and Young People. Office of the Children's Commissioner. Retrieved from http://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/content/publications/content_667
Gannon, T., Wood, J., Pina, A., Vasquez, E., & Fraser, I. (2012). The evaluation of the mandatory polygraph pilot. Ministry of Justice Research Series. Retrieved from https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/217436/evaluation-of-mandatory-polygraph-pilot.pdf
Gannon, T., Wood, J., Pina, A., Vasquez, E., & Fraser, I. (2012). The evaluation of the mandatory polygraph pilot with sexual offenders. Ministry of Justice. Retrieved from https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/217436/evaluation-of-mandatory-polygraph-pilot.pdf
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