Remote acculturation

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Eales, L., Gillespie, S., Eckerstorfer, S., Eltag, E., Global Educators Group, & Ferguson, G. M. (2020). Remote Acculturation 101: Research, implications, and illustrations from classrooms around the world. Online Readings in Psychology and Culture, 8(1). Click here for open access [PDF].

Ferguson, G. M., Meeks Gardner, J. M., Nelson, M. R., Giray, C., Sundaram, H., Fiese, B. H., Davis, B. K., Tran, S. P., Powell, R., & JUS Media? Programme Study Team (2021). Food-focused media literacy for remotely acculturating adolescents and mothers: A randomized controlled trial of the ‘JUS Media? Programme’. Journal of Adolescent Health, advance online publication. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., Nelson, M. R., Fiese, B. H., Meeks Gardner, B. H., Koester, B., & The JUS Media? Programme Study Team (in press). U.S. media enjoyment without strong media literacy undermines efforts to reduce adolescents’ and mothers’ reported unhealthy eating in Jamaica. Journal of Research on Adolescence. Click here for [PDF]

Ahn, R., Nelson, M. R., & Ferguson, G. M. (in press). Local and standardized strategies: A content analysis of newspaper food and beverage advertising in Jamaica. Newspaper Research Journal. Click here for [PDF]

Nelson, M. R., Powell, R., Ferguson, G. M., & Tian, K. T. (in press). Using subvertising to build families’ persuasion knowledge in Jamaica. Journal of Advertising. Click here for [PDF]

Nelson, M. R., Powell, R., Giray, C., & Ferguson, G. M. (2020). Intergenerational food-focused media literacy in Jamaica. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 12(2), 13-27. doi:10.23860/JMLE-2020-12-2-2. Click here for [PDF]

Nelson, M., Ahn, R.J., Ferguson, G.M., & Anderson, A. (2020). Consumer exposure to food and beverage advertising out of home: An exploratory case study in Jamaica. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 1-13. doi: 10.1111/ijcs.12563. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., Iturbide, M. I., & Raffaelli. M. (2019). Proximal and remote acculturation: Adolescents’ perspectives of biculturalism in two contexts. Journal of Adolescent Research, 1-30. doi: 10.1177/0743558419868221. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G.M., & Dimitrova, R. (2019). Behavioral and academic adjustment of remotely acculturating adolescents in urban Jamaica. In J. McKenzie (Ed.), Globalization as a Context for Youth Development. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 164, 27–47 doi: 10.1002/cad.20278. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., Fiese, B. H., Nelson, M. R., & Meeks Gardner, J. M. (2019). Transdisciplinary team science for global health: Case study of the JUS Media? Programme. American Psychologist, 74(6), 725-739. doi: 10.1037/amp0000383. Click here for open-access [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M. (2018). Caribbean migration and globalization: Illuminating new global patterns of acculturation and adaptation in the 21st Century. Caribbean Journal of Psychology, 10, 192-222. Click here for [PDF]

Giray, C., & Ferguson, G. M. (2018). Perceived remote acculturation gaps among divorced coparents and children’s adjustment in Turkey. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. , 49(10), 1573-1595. doi: 10.1177/0022022118783255. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., Muzaffar, H., Iturbide, M. I., Chu, H., & Meeks Gardner, J. M (2018). Feel American, watch American, eat American? Remote acculturation, TV, and nutrition among adolescent-mother dyads in Jamaica. Child Development, 89(4), 1360-1377. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12808. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, K.T., Ferguson, Y. L., & Ferguson, G. M. (2017). I am Malawian, multicultural or British: Remote acculturation and identity formation among urban adolescents in Malawi. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 27(2), 122-131. doi: 10.1080/14330237.2017.1301701. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., Tran, S. P., Mendez, S. N., & van de Vijver, F. J. R. (2017). Remote acculturation: Conceptualization, measurement, and implications for health outcomes. In S. J. Schwartz, & J. B. Unger (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health (pp. 157-173). Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190215217.013.12. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., Boer, D., Fischer, R., Hanke, K., Ferreira, M. C., Gouveia, V. V….Zenger, M. (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(4), 581-604. doi: 10.1177/0022022116632910. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M. (2016). Remote acculturation and the birth of an Americanized Caribbean youth identity on the islands. In J. Roopnarine & D. Chadee (Eds.), pp. 97-117. Caribbean psychology: Indigenous contributions to a global discipline. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/14753-000. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., & Birman, D. (2016). Acculturation in the United States of America. In D. Sam, & J. Berry (Eds), pp. 396-416. Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology (2nd ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CBO9781316219218. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., & Adams, B. G. (2016). Americanization in the Rainbow Nation: Remote acculturation and psychological well-being of South African emerging adults. Emerging Adulthood, 4(2) 104-118. doi: 10.1177/2167696815599300. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., & Iturbide, M. I. (2015). Family, food, and culture: Mothers’ perspectives on Americanization in Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Psychology, 7(1), 43-63. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, Y. L., Ferguson, K. T., & Ferguson, G. M. (2015). I am AmeriBritSouthAfrican-Zambian: Multidimensional remote acculturation and well-being among urban Zambian adolescents. International Journal of Psychology, 52(1), 67-76. doi: 10.1002/ijop.12191. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., & Bornstein, M. H. (2015). Remote acculturation of early adolescents in Jamaica towards European American culture: A replication and extension. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 45, 24-35.  doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2014.12.007. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., Desir, C., & Bornstein, M. H. (2014). ‘Ayiti Cheri’: Cultural orientation of early adolescents in rural Haiti. Journal of Early Adolescence, 34, 621-637. doi: 10.1177/0272431613503214. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M. & Iturbide, M. I. (2013). Jamaican boys’ construals of Jamaican and American teenagers. Caribbean Journal of Psychology, 5(1), 65-84. Retrieved from journal website: Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., (2013). The big difference a small island can make: How Jamaican adolescents are advancing acculturation science. Child Development Perspectives, 7, 248-254. doi: 10.1111/cdep.12051. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., & Bornstein, M. H. (2012). Remote acculturation: The “Americanization” of Jamaican islanders. International Journal Of Behavioral Development, 36(3), 167-177. doi: 10.1177/0165025412437066. Click here for [PDF]