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Hawley, P.H. (expected 2014). The duality of human nature: Coercion and prosociality in youths’ hierarchy ascension and social success. Current Directions is Psychological Science.

Bjorklund, D.F., & Hawley, P.H. (2014). Aggression grows up: Looking through an evolutionary developmental lens to understand the causes and consequences of human aggression. In Shakelford, T.K., & Hansen, R.D. (Eds.), The Evolution of Violence. New York: Springer.

Hawley, P.H. (i2014). Ontogeny and social dominance: A developmental view of human power patterns. Evolutionary Psychology.

Short, S. D., & Hawley, P. H. (2012). Evolutionary Attitudes and Literacy Survey (EALS): Development and Validation of a Short Form. Evolution: Education and Outreach5(3), 419-428.(pdf)

Hawley, P.H., & Geldhof, J.G. (2012).Preschoolers' social dominance, moral cognition, and moral behavior: An evolutionary perspective. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 112, 18-35. (pdf)

Ellis, del Giudice, Dishion, Figueredo, Gray, Griskevicius, Hawley, *Jackson, Jacobs, Volk, & Wilson (2012). The evolutionary basis of risky adolescent behavior: Implications for science, policy, and practice. Developmental Psychology, 48,598-623. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H. (2011). The evolution of adolescence and the adolescence of evolution: The coming of age of Humans and the theory about the forces that made them. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21, 307-316. (pdf)

Buss, D.M. & Hawley, P.H. (November, 2010). The evolution of personality and individual differences. Oxford University Press.


Hawley, P.H., *Short, S.D., *McCune, L.A., *Osman, M.R., & Little, T.D. (2011). What's the matter with Kansas?: The development and confirmation of the evolutionary attitudes and literacy survey. Evolution: Education and Outreach, 4, 117-132. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H., *Stump, K.N., & *Ratliff, J.M. (2010). Sidestepping the jingle fallacy: Bullying, aggression, and the importance of knowing the difference. In D. Espelage & S. Swearer, Bullying in American Schools (2e) (pp. 101-115). Rutledge.(pdf)

Hawley, P.H., & *Hensley, W.A. (2009). Social dominance and forceful submission fantasies: Feminine pathology or power? Journal of Sex Research, 46, 568-585. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H.,*Shorey, H.S., & *Alderman, P.M. (2009). Attachment correlates of resource control strategies: Possible origins of social dominance and interpersonal power differentials. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 26(8), 1097–1118. (pdf)

*Stump, K.N., *Ratliff, J.M., *Wu, Y.P., &  Hawley, P.H. (2009). Theories of social competence from the top-down to the bottom-up: A case for considering foundational human needs. In J.L. Matson (Ed.), Practitioners Guide to Social Behavior and Social Skills in Children (pp. 23-37). New York: Springer. (pdf)

O'Brien, D.T., Wilson, D.S., & Hawley, P.H. (2009). "Evolution for Everyone":A course that expands evolutionary theory beyond the biological sciences. Evolution Education Outreach, 2, 445-457. (pdf)

*McNamara, K.A., *Selig, J.P., & Hawley, P.H. (2009). A typological approach to the study of parenting: Associations between maternal parenting patterns and child behaviour and social reception. Early Child Development and Care. (pdf) Print version: pdf

Hawley, P.H. (2008). Competition and social and personality development: Some consequences of taking Darwin seriously. Anuario de Psicologia, 39, 193-208. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H., Little, T.D., & *Card, N.A. (2008). The myth of the alpha male: A new look at dominance-related beliefs and behaviors among adolescent males and females. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 32, 76-88. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H., Little, T.D., & Rodkin, P. (Eds.) (2007).  Aggression and Adaptation: The Bright Side to Bad Behavior.  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates.


Hawley, P.H. (2007). Social dominance in childhood and adolescence: Why social competence and aggression may go hand in hand. In P.H. Hawley, T.D Little, & P. Rodkin (Eds.).  Aggression and Adaptation: The Bright Side to Bad Behavior (pp. 1-29).  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates. (pdf)

Hawley, P. H., *Johnson, S. E., *Mize, J. A., & *McNamara, K. A. (2007). Physical attractiveness in preschoolers: Relationships with power, status, aggression and social skills. Journal of School Psychology, 45, 499-521. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H., *Card, N.A., & Little, T.D. (2007). The allure of a mean friend: Relationship quality and processes of aggressive adolescents with prosocial skills. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 31, 22-32. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H. (2006). Evolution and personality: A new look at Machiavellianism. In D. Mroczek & T. Little (Eds.), Handbook of Personality Development. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum. (pdf)

Card, N.A., Hodges, E.V.E., Little, T.D., & Hawley, P.H. (2005). Gender effects in peer nominations for aggression and social status. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 29, 146-155.

Hawley, P.H. (2003). Strategies of control, aggression, and morality in preschoolers: An evolutionary perspective. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 85, 213-235. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H., & Vaughn, B.E. (2003). Aggression and adaptation: The bright side to bad behavior. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 49, 239-244. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H. (2003). Prosocial and coercive configurations of resource control in early adolescence: A case for the well-adapted Machiavellian.  Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 49, 279-309. (pdf) -- 2nd most cited paper in MPQ 2002-2012.

Little, T.D., *Brauner, J., *Jones, S.M., *Nock, M.K., & Hawley, P.H. (2003). Rethinking aggression: A typological examination of the functions of aggression. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 49, 343-372.-- 3rd most cited paper in MPQ 2002-2012.

Hawley, P.H. & Little, T.D. (2003). Modeling intraindividual variability and change in bio-behavioral developmental processes. In  B. Pugesek, A.Tomer, and A. von Eye (Eds.), Structural equations modeling: Applications in ecological and evolutionary biology research (pp. 143-170). Cambridge University Press. (pdf)

Little, T.D., *Jones, S.M., *Henrich, C.C., & Hawley, P.H. (2003). Disentangling the 'whys' from the 'whats' of aggressive behavior. International Journal of Behavior Development, 27, 122-133. -- the top cited paper in IJBD 2002-2012.

Hawley, P.H. (2002). Social dominance and prosocial and coercive strategies of resource control in preschoolers. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 26, 167-176. (pdf) -- in the top 25 most cited papers in IJBD 2002-2012.

Hawley, P.H., Little, T.D., & Pasupathi, M. (2002). Winning friends and influencing peers: Strategies of peer influence in late childhood. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 26, 466-473. (pdf) -- in the top 25 most cited papers in IJBD 2002-2012.

Hawley, P. H., & Little, T. D. (2002). Evolutionary and developmental perspectives on the agentic self. In D. Cervone & W. Mischel (Eds.), Advances in Personality Science, vol. 1. (pp. 177- 195). New York, NY: Guilford press. (pdf)

Little, T.D., Hawley, P.H., *Henrich, C.C., & *Marsland, K.W. (2002). Three views of the agentic self: A developmental synthesis.  In R.M. Ryan & E. L Deci (Eds.), Handbook of self-determination research. Rochester, N.Y.: Rochester University Press.

Hawley, P.H. (1999). The ontogenesis of social dominance: A strategy-based evolutionary perspective. Developmental Review, 19, 97-132. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H., & Little, T.D. (1999). On winning some and losing some: A social relations approach to social dominance in toddlers. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 43, 185-214. (pdf)

Hawley, P.H. (1999). Strategies of play and winning the game: A reply to Brian Vaughn. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 45, 363-369. (pdf)

Friedman, H.S., Hawley, P.H., & Tucker, J. (1994). Personality, health, and longevity. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 3, 37-41. (pdf)