Peer-reviewed articles

  1. Stanciu, A., Vauclair, C.-M., & Rodda, N. (in press). Evidence for stereotype accommodation as an expression of immigrants socio-cognitive adaptation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. (download)
  2. Ko, A., Pick, C.M., Kwon, J.Y., Barlev, M., Krems, J.A., Varnum, M.E.W…Stanciu, A…Kenrick, D.T. (in press). Family matters: Rethinking the Psychology of human social motivation. Perspectives on Psychological Science. (download)
  3. Stanciu, A. (2019). Stereotype accommodation: Immigrants’ internalization of their host cultures’ stereotypes of old people. Under review.
  4. Witte, E.H., Stanciu, A.*, & Boehnke K. (2019). A new empirical approach to inter-cultural comparisons of value preferences based on Schwartz’s theory. Under review. (* corresponding author).
  5. Pick, C.M., Ko, A., Varnum, M.E.W., Kenrick, D.T.,… Stanciu, A.,… Zambrano, D. (2018). Fundamental motives: A new way to think about culture. Under review.
  6. Stanciu, A., & Vauclair, C.-M. (2018). Stereotype accommodation: A socio-cognitive perspective on migrants’ cultural adaptation. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49, 1027-1047. (version before publication download here)
  7. Stanciu, A., & Vos, M.W. (2017). Stereotype-based faultlines and out-group derogation in diverse teams: The moderating roles of task stereotypicality and need for cognition. The Journal of Social Psychology, 157, 352-365. doi:10.1080/00224545.2016.1218321 download here (Note: This is the corrected citation to Stanciu (2017); see corrigendum here)
  8. Stanciu, A., Cohrs, C.J., Hanke, K., & Gavreliuc, A. (2017). Within-culture variation in the content of stereotypes: Application and development of the stereotype content model in an Eastern European culture. The Journal of Social Psychology, 157, 611-628. doi:10.1080/00224545.2016.1262812 download here
  9. Stanciu, A. (2015). The underlying structure of diverse work groups: A literature review on faultlines and diversity outcomes. Romanian Journal of Applied Psychology, 17, 63-71. download here
  10. Stanciu, A. (2015). Four sub-dimensions of stereotype content: Explanatory evidence from Romania. International Psychology Bulletin, 19, 14-20. download here

Books & book chapters

  1. Stanciu, A. (2017). Overall and contextually-bound well-being. Life satisfaction of Romanian migrant-emerging-adults as the outcome of a mediated association acculturation-adaptation. In R. Dimitrova (Ed.), Well-being of Youth and Emerging Adults across Cultures. Springer Series on Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology. (book description)
  2. Stanciu, A. (2010). Uniforma vestimentară. Ipostază a conformării astăzi. [Dressing uniform. A modern instance of conformity]. Iași, Romania: Lumen. (in Romanian) (available here)


  1. Stanciu, A. (2017). On the cognitive adaptation of migrants: Changes in migrants’ personal stereotypes while acculturating to their host countries. Doctoral dissertation at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences. download here
  2. Irem, U.; Alper, S.; Kemmelmeier, M.;…; Stanciu, A.;…Quero, B. (2016). The position but not the omission of pronouns influences self-construal. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Convention of Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, USA.

Manuscripts in preparation

  1. Smallenbroeck, O.*, Stanciu, A.*, Arant, R., & Boehnke, K. (2019). Value development trajectories: Evidence from a three-decade longitudinal study of peace movement sympathizers and activists. In preparation. (* equally contributing authors).
  2. Witte, E.H., Stanciu, A.*, & Boehnke, K. (2019). An analysis of the value structure of individuals who cannot be empirically classified in terms of Schwartz Value Theory. In preparation. (corresponding author).
  3. Stanciu, A. (2019). Worries and value priorities as justification and suppression of prejudice against old people. In preparation.
  4. Stanciu, A. & Vala, J. (2019). What justifies ageism against old people: Is it the culture, the perceived threat, or both? In preparation.
  5. Stanciu, A., Rudnev, M., & Vauclair, C.-M. (2019). Cultural values, meta-perceptions and personal beliefs on old age: A cross-cultural study. In preparation.