Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Paez, D., Liu, J.H., Bobowik, M., Basabe, N. & Hanke K. (in press). Social Representations of History, Cultural Values, and Political Culture: A Collective-level Analysis in 40 Nations. Manuscript in press in Asian Journal of Social Psychology.

Vauclair, C.-M., Hanke, K., Huang, L.-L., & Abrams D. (2016). Are Asian cultures really less ageist than Western ones? It depends on the questions asked. International Journal of Psychology. online first, July 4, 2016. doi:

Imhoff, R., Bilewicz, M., Hanke, K., Kahn, D.; Henkel-Guembel, N., Halabi, S., & Hirschberger, G. (2016). Explaining the inexplicable: Differences in attributions for the Holocaust in Germany, Israel and Poland. Political Psychology. Online first, May 25, 2016 doi:

Hanke, K., van Egmond, M. C., Crespo, C., & Boer, D. (2016). Blessing or burden? The role of appraisal in the relationship between family rituals and flourishing among adult LGBT individuals. Journal of Family Psychology, 30(5), 562-568. doi:

Hanke, K. & Vauclair, C.-M. (2016). Investigating the Human Value “Forgiveness” Across 30 Countries: A Cross-Cultural Meta-Analytical Approach. Cross-Cultural Research, 50, 215-230. doi:

Ferguson, G., Boer, D., Fischer, R., Hanke, K., Ferreira, M. C., Gouveia, V.V., Tekman, H.G. et al., (2016). “Get Up, Stand Up, Stand up for your Rights!”: The Jamaicanization of Youth Across 11 Countries Through Reggae Music. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 47, 581-604. doi:

Crespo, C., Ramos, M.M.; Santos, S., Hanke, K., Meida, S. & Salvador, A. (2015). Development of the Connectedness to Treatment Setting Scale for children with cancer and their parents. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25 (5), 1466-1479. doi:10.1007/s10826-015-0328-y

Hanke, K., Liu, J.H., Sibley, C.G., Paez, D., Gaines, S.O. Jr., et al. (2015). “Heroes” and “Villains” of World History across Cultures. PLoS ONE 10(2), e0115641. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115641

Fischer, R., Ferreira, M.C., Assmar, E.M.L., Baris, G., Berberoĝlu, G., Dalyan, F., Hassan, A., Wong, C.C., Hanke, K., & Boer, D. (2014). Organizational practices across cultures: Developing a new measure in six cultural contexts. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 14(1), 105-125. doi: 10.1177/1470595813510644

Hanke, K., Liu, J. H., Hilton, D., Garber, I., Huang, L.-L-, Conaco, C., & Wang, F. (2013). When the past haunts the present: Intergroup forgiveness and historical closure in post World War II societies in Asia and in Europe. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 37(3), 287-301. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2012.05.003

Hanke, K., & Fischer, R. (2013). Socio-economical and socio-political correlates of interpersonal forgiveness – A three-level meta-analysis of the Enright Forgiveness Inventory (EFI) across 13 societies. International Journal of Psychology, 48 (4), 514-526. doi:10.1080/00207594.2011.651086

Fischer, R., Hanke, K., & Sibley, C. (2012). Cultural And Institutional Determinants Of Social Dominance Orientation Across 27 Societies. Political Psychology, 33(4), 437-467. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9221.2012.00884.x

Liu, J. H., Paez, D., Hanke, K., Rosa, A., Hilton, D. J., Sibley, C. G., Cabecinhas, R. et. al. (2011). Cross-cultural dimensions of meaning in the evaluation of events in world history? Perceptions of Historical Calamities and Progress in Cross-Cultural Data From Thirty Societies. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 43, 251-272. doi:10.1177/0022022110390926

Vauclair, C.-M., Hanke, K., Fischer, R., & Fontaine, J. (2011). The structure of human values at the culture level: A meta-analytical replication of Schwartz’s value orientations using the Rokeach Value Survey. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42, 186-205.

Fischer, R. & Hanke, K. (2009). Are societal values linked to global peace and conflict? Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 15(3), 227-248. doi: 10.1080/10781910902993959. Awarded with the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI).

Liu, J. H., Hanke, K., Fischer, R., Huang, L. L., Adams, G., Wang, F., Atsumi, T., & Lonner, W. L. (2009). In-group favoritism in international justice concerns: Power, involvement and attitudes towards the Iraq War and the Cross Straits Relationship in 5 societies. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 31(2), 148 – 159. doi: 10.1080/01973530902880456

Rata, A., Liu, J. H., & Hanke, K. (2008). Te Ara Hohou Rongo (The Path to Peace): Māori Conceptualisations of Inter-group Forgiveness. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 37(2), 18-30.

Book chapters

Hanke, K., & Boehnke, K. (2016). Werte (und ihre Bedeutung im Coaching). In S. Greif, H. Möller, & W. Scholl (eds.). Handbuch Schlüsselkonzepte im Coaching. Heidelberg: Springer.

Deutsch, F., & Hanke, K. (2015). Kultur und Politische Psychologie. In S. Zmerli und O. Feldman (eds.). Politische Psychologie – Handbuch für Studium und Wissenschaft. Nomos Verlagsanstalt.

Liu, J. H., & Hanke, K. (2007). Reflections on a social psychology of justice: Implications for restorative justice practices. In G. Maxwell & J. H. Liu (eds.) (2007). Restorative justice and practices in New Zealand: Towards a restorative society. Wellington, NZ: Institute of Policy Studies.

Qualifying papers

Hanke, K. (2010). Victim and Perpetrator Perspectives in Post World War II Contexts: Intergroup forgiveness and historical closure in Europe and East Asia. (Doctoral dissertation, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand). Retrieved from

Hanke, K. (2004). Wahrnehmung von Führung – Der Einfluss von konsistenten und inkonsistenten Informationsmustern auf die Führungsverhaltensbewertung. (Unpublished Diplom-Arbeit, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany).