Dr. Lynne Jackson

Dr. Lynne Jackson

Dr. Lynne Jackson


Office: DL304
Phone: 4430
Email: ljacks4@uwo.ca

Dr. Jackson’s research examines people’s attitudes and beliefs about social groups and social issues. She studies how attitudes can function to challenge or sustain intergroup inequality in a variety of contexts including gender, immigration, and religion. Her work also examines parallels between prejudice and human relations with the environment and non-human animals. An Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, she teaches Introduction to Psychology, The Psychology of Prejudice, and other courses related to applications of social psychology.


  • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Western Ontario
  • M.A., Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • B.A. (Hons.), Psychology, University of Western Ontario 


  • Introduction to Psychology
  • The Psychology of Prejudice
  • The Psychology of Religion
  • Psychology and Diversity  


  • Prejudice
  • Environmental inequality
  • Anthropocentrism

Selected Publications

Jackson, L.M. (2020). Psychology of prejudice: From attitudes to social action, 2nd edition. APABooks.

Jackson, L.M. (2019). Speciesism predicts prejudice against low status and hierarchy-attenuating human groups. Anthrozoös, 32(4), 445-458.

Duchene, T. D. & Jackson, L.M. (2017). Effects of motivation framing and content domain on intentions to eat plant and animal-based foods. Society and Animals. doi: doi 10.1163/15685306-12341466

Jackson, L.M. & Gibbings, A. (2016) Social Dominance and Legitimizing Myths about Animal Use, Anthrozoös, 29, 151-160, DOI: 10.1080/08927936.2015.1082771.

Jackson, L.M., Bitacola, L., Janes, L., & Esses, V.M. (2013). Intergroup ideology and environmental inequality. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 13, 327-346.

Jackson, L.M. (2011). Psychology of prejudice: From attitudes to social action. APABooks

Jackson, L.M. & Garcia, D. (2010). Endorsement of group change and organization change affirmative action programs for male and female beneficiary groups. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 63 (3-4), 239-250.

Esses, V.M. & Jackson, L.M. & Bennett-AbuAyyash (2010). Intergroup competition. In Dovidio, J.F., Hewstone, M., Glick, P., & Esses, V.M. (Eds.). The Sage Handbook of prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination (pp. 225--240). London, England: Sage.

Hunsberger, B., & Jackson, L.M. (2005). Religion, meaning, and prejudice. Journal of Social Issues, 61 (4), 807-826.