Tawa, J. & Montoya, A.K. (in press).  Construals of self and group: How racial nominalism can promote adaptive intergroup outcomes for interdependent selves.  To be published in: Group Process & Intergroup Relations.

Tawa, J. (2018). Dimensions of racial essentialism and racial nominalism: A mixed method study of beliefs about race. Race and Social Problems, 10(2), 145 - 157.

Raymond, C., Tawa, J., Tonini, G.M., & Gomaa, S. (2018). Using experimental research to test instructional effectiveness: A case study. Journal of Political Science Education [online first].

Kim, G.S., Kahn, V.D., Tawa, J., & Suyemoto, K.L. (2017). Toward a ripple effect: Psychologists collaborate in social justice education at a high school. The Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology, 9(2), 112 - 131.

Tawa, J. (2017).  The beliefs about race scale (BARS): Dimensions of racial essentialism and their psychometric properties. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 23(4), 516-526.

Tawa, J. (2017). Asymmetric peer selections among Blacks, Asians, and Whites in a virtual environment: Preliminary evidence for triangulated threat theory. The Journal of Social Psychology, 157(6), 736 - 753.

Tawa, J. (2017). “Walk a mile in my shoes:” A virtual world exercise in fostering students’ subjective understandings of the experiences of People of Color. In M.E. Ma & A. Oikonomou (Eds.). Serious Games and Edutainment Applications, Vol 2. New York: Springer.

Tawa, J. & Tauriac, J.J. (2017). Teaching power beyond Black and White: recognizing and working with student resistance in diverse classrooms. In E. Pinderhughes, P. Romney & V. Jackson (Eds.) Understanding Power: A Human Service Imperative. Washington D.C.: National Association of Social Work Press.

Tawa, J., Tauriac, J.J., & Suyemoto, KL. (2016). Fostering inter-minority race-relations: An intervention with Black and Asian students at an urban university. Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, 16 (2), 33 - 64.

Tawa, J. (2016). Belief in race as biological: Early life influences, intergroup outcomes, and the process of “unlearning.” Race and Social Problems, 8(3), 244 - 255.

Tawa, J., Ma, R., & Katsumoto, S. (2016). “All lives matter:” The cost of colorblind racial attitudes in diverse social networks. Race and Social Problems, 8(2), 196 - 208. 

Tawa, J., Negrón, R., Suyemoto, K.L. & Carter, A.S. (2015).  The effects of resource competition on Blacks’, Asians’, and Whites’ social distances: A virtual world method. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 18 (6), 761 – 777.  

Tawa, J., Suyemoto, K.L. & Tauriac, J.J. (2013). Triangulated threat: A model of Black and Asian race-relations in a context of White dominance.  In S. Pinder (Ed). American Multicultural Studies, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Tauriac, J.J., Kim, G.S., Lambe, S.A., Tawa, J., & Kahn, V. (2013). Utilizing affinity groups to enhance intergroup dialogue workshops for racially and ethnically diverse students. The Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 38(3), 241 - 260.

Tawa, J., Gongvatana, A., Anello, M., Shanmugham, U., Lee-Chuvala, T., & Suyemoto, K.L. (2012). A method for collecting and interpreting interpersonal behavioral data in Second Life: A sample study of Asians’, Blacks’, and Whites’ social distances. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 6 (3).

Tawa, J., Suyemoto, K.L., & Roemer, L. (2012). The effects of perceived interpersonal and structural racism on Asian Americans’ self-esteem. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 34, 1 - 10.

Tawa, J. & Kim, G.S.  (2011). How does biological belief in race relate to our feelings towards in-groups and out-groups?: A cognive-dissonance framework. Current Research in Social Psychology, 16 (4).

La Roche, M. & Tawa, J. (2011). Taking back our streets: A clinical model for empowering urban youth with exposure to community violence through participation in peacebuilding. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 17 (1), 4 – 21.

Tawa, J. & Suyemoto, K.L. (2010).  The influence of race and power on self-construal in bicultural Asian Americans. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 1 (4), 275 - 289.

Suyemoto, K. L., Kim, G.S., Tanabe, M., Tawa, J., & Day, S. C. (2009).  Challenging the model minority myth: Engaging Asian American students in research on Asian American college student experiences.  In S. D. Museus (Ed.) Conducting Research on Asian Americans in Higher Education: New Directions in Institutional Research. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Suyemoto, K. L., Tawa, J., Kim, G. S., Day, S., Lambe, S.A., Nguyen, P. T. & AhnAllen, J. M. (2009). Integrating disciplines for transformative education in health services: Strategies and effects.  In L. Zhan (Eds). Asian American Voices: Engaging, Empowering, and Enabling.  NLN Press. New York.

Suyemoto, K.L. & Tawa, J.  (2009). Multiracial Asian American experiences.  In A. Alvarez & N. Tewari (Eds.), Asian American Psychology: Current Perspectives. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.