B.A., Psychology, Providence College
M.A., Social Psychology, Clark University
Ph.D., Social Psychology, Clark University
: Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, Social Psychology, Psychology of Environmental Issues, Internship
: Self-perceptions, Attitude change, Emotions as motivators, Environmental sustainability, Intergroup relations
Lacasse, K. (in press). Going with your gut: How William James' theory of emotions brings insights to risk perception and decision making research. New Ideas in Psychology
Lacasse, K. (2015). The importance of being green: The influence of green behaviors on Americans' political attitudes toward climate change. Environment & Behavior
, 47, 754-781. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0013916513520491
Campbell, M., & Lacasse, K. (2015). Sherif’s thoughts on social science and the social scientist: Theoretical and methodological considerations. In A. Dost-Gözkan & D. Sönmez Keith (Eds.), Norms, group, conflict, and social change: Rediscovering Muzafer Sherif's psychology
. Piscataway, NJ: Transaction.
Laird, J., & Lacasse, K. (2014). Bodily influences on emotional feelings: Accumulating evidence and extensions of William James’ theory of emotion. Emotion Review
, 6, 27-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1754073913494899
Lacasse, K. (2013). Addressing the “go green” debate: Initiatives that encourage small green behaviors and their political spillover effects. The Journal of Science Policy & Governance
, 3, 1-33.
Lacasse, K., & Forster, L. (2012). The war next door: Peace journalism in U.S. local and distant newspapers’ coverage of Mexico. Media, War & Conflict
, 5, 223-237. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1750635212447907