Prof. dr. Jojanneke van der Toorn

Prof. dr. Jojanneke van der Toorn

Associate Professor
Social, Health and Organisational Psychology
+31 30 253 4812
j.m.vandertoorn@uu.nl

2024

 

Buizer, I., Hermsen, D., Van Lisdonk, J., & Van der Toorn, J. (2024). An exploration of bi+ people and work. Universiteit Leiden/Bi+ Nederland. [Report]

 

Chrigui, Y., Koene, M., Van der Toorn, J., Ellemers, N. (2024). De Nederlandse InclusiviteitsMonitor. Inzichten uit 2019-2023. [Handout]
In this factsheet we summarize the main findings from the Netherlands Inclusiveness Monitor among participating organizations until 2022.

 

Hermsen, D., Van Lisdonk, J., Buizer, I., & Van der Toorn, J. (2024). Guide Inclusion of bi+ at work: Insights and recommendations on what is needed and what works. Universiteit Leiden/Bi+ Nederland. [Handout]

 

Jansen, W. S., Van der Toorn, J., Bokern, Y., & Ellemers, N. (2024). Shades of support: An empirical assessment of D&I policy support in organizations. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 54, 221–229. [Journal article]

 

Moss-Racusin, C. A., Van der Toorn, J., Beneke, G., & Olson, K. R. (2024). Mothers of transgender youth experience stigma-by-association. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 54, 209–220. [Journal article]

 

Morgenroth, T., Van der Toorn, J., Pliskin, R., & McMahon, C. E. (2024). Gender nonconformity leads to identity denial for cisgender and transgender individuals. Social Psychology and Personality Science, 15, 46–59. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Van Lisdonk, J., Hermsen, D., & Buizer, I. (in press). Bi+ inclusie op het werk: Uitdagingen en kansrijke aanpakken in een heteronormatieve, monoseksuele setting. Tijdschrift voor Seksuologie. [Journal article]

 

2023

 

*Bohré-den Harder, M., Harinck, F., van der Doef, M., Van der Toorn, J., & Gebhardt, W. E. (2023). Current knowledge on organizational humanness and its relation to leadership: A scoping review. TPM -Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 30, 185–201. [Journal article]

 

Napier, J. L., Van der Toorn, J., & Vial, A. C. (2023). The personal is political: Internalized stigma and the preference for gender complementarity in (some) same-sex relationships. Sex Roles, 89, 97–118. [Journal article]

 

Schietecat, A., Van Ooien, A. L., Lakens, D., Van der Toorn, J., Boes, M., Bilgili, Ö., Veldhuizen, M. D., Van Goch, M. M., Funk. M., Teixeira Santos, C., & Noortman, R. (2023). The Power of One: Exploring the Needs of the Unheard and Unseen. Report Phase 2. Subsidized by the Center for Unusual Collaborations. [Report]

 

Senen, L., Van der Toorn, J., Ellemers, N., Yohannes, S., Djoemai, V., & Euser, L. (2023). “Exit interviews: A wealth of information.” [Handout]
In this handout we summarize recent findings on the use of exit interviews in organizations and provide recommendations for HR professionals. 

 

Van den Berg, J., Chrigui, Y., Senen, L., Van der Toorn, J., Ellemers, N. (2023). De Nederlandse InclusiviteitsMonitor. Inzichten uit 2019-2022. [Handout]
In this factsheet we summarize the main findings from the Netherlands Inclusiveness Monitor among participating organizations until 2022.

 

2022

 

Bokern, Y., Jansen, W.S., Van der Toorn, J., Euser, L., Djoemai, V., & Ellemers, N. (2022). “All aboard: Handout for creating support for diversity- and inclusion policy”. [Handout]
In this handout we summarize recent findings on the creation of D&I policy support and provide recommendations for HR professionals. 

 

Klarenaar, M., Van Ooien, A. L., Van der Toorn, J., Boes, M. Lakens, D., Stelling, L. J., Simons, M., Funk, M., Van Goch, M. M., Veldhuizen, M. D., & Tetteroo, D. (2022). Towards a representation of unheard and unseen individuals in the hospital, workplace, and neighborhood. Subsidized by the Centre for unusual Collaborations. [Report]

 

Kulk, S., Van der Velde, M., Van der Toorn, J., & Veldhuizen, M. (2022). "P.INC Privacy and D&I Policy Guide". [Handout]
As part of the Privacy & Inclusion project, we created a legal handout for HR practitioners on the ins and outs of the GDPR in relation to collecting data on employees’ sexual orientation and gender identity for the purposes of developing evidence-based policy.

 

Senen, L., Ramos Delgado, R., Jansen, W.S., Van der Toorn, J., Bokern, Y., Van den Berg, J., & Ellemers, N. (2022). De Nederlandse InclusiviteitsMonitor. Inzichten uit 2019-2021. [Handout]
In this factsheet we summarize the main findings from the Netherlands Inclusiveness Monitor among participating organizations until 2021.

 

Vink, M., Jansen, W., Van der Toorn, J., & Ellemers, N. (2022). Met een andere bril: een nieuwe aanpak om organisaties te motiveren en ondersteunen in het ontwikkelen van wetenschappelijk onderbouwd diversiteitsbeleid. Funded by Instituut Gak. [Report]

 

2021

 

Bokern, Y., Van den Berg, J., Jansen, W. S., Van der Toorn, J., & Ellemers, N. (2021). “De Nederlandse InclusiviteitsMonitor: Inzichten uit 2019-2020.” Funded by the Start Foundation and the Goldschmeding Foundation. [Handout]

 

Jansen, W. S., Kröger, C., & Van der Toorn, J., & Ellemers, N. (2021). The right thing to do or the smart thing to do? How communicating moral or business motives for diversity affects the employment image of Dutch public and private sector organizations. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 51, 746-759. [Journal article]

 

Kolman, M., & Van der Toorn, J. (2021). Genderkloof in de wetenschap verdwijnt niet vanzelf. Parool, January 10, 2021. [Op-ed]

 

Meral, E.O., & Van der Toorn, J. (2021). LGBTIQ+ Employee Resource Groups: What does the science say? New Horizons Online, March 9, 2021. [Web article]

 

Moss-Racusin, C. A., Pietri, E. S., Van der Toorn, J., Ashburn-Nardo, L. (2021). Boosting the sustainable representation of women in STEM with evidence-based policy initiatives. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 8, 50-58. [Journal article]

 

Senen, L., Jansen, W. S., Van der Toorn, J., Ellemers, N., Euser, L., Djoemai, V. (2021). “Make diversity and inclusion policy SMART. Formulating SMART goals for diversity and inclusion.” [Handout]
In this handout we summarize recent findings regarding SMART goal setting in organizations and provide recommendations for organizational practitioners.

 

Senen, L., Van der Toorn, J., Jansen, W. S., Euser, L., Ellemers, N. (July 2021). Het moet wel werken. Een vergelijkende analyse en duiding van patronen in de data verzameld onder ondertekenaars van het Charter Diversiteit en deelnemers aan de Nederlandse InclusiviteitsMonitor. Funded by the Goldschmeding Foundation. [Report]

 

Suppes, A., Van der Toorn, J., & Begeny, C. (2021). Unhealthy closets, discriminatory dwellings. The mental health benefits and costs of being open about one’s sexual minority status. Social Science & Medicine, 285. [Journal article]

 

Van Bezouw, M. J., Van der Toorn, J., & Becker, J. C. (2021). Social Creativity: Reviving a social identity approach to understanding social stability. European Journal of Social Psychology, 51, 409–422. [Journal article]

 

Van Bezouw, M. J., Van der Toorn, J., Honari. A., & Rijken, A. J. (2021). Antecedents and consequences of system justification among Iranian migrants in Western Europe. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 9, 637-653. [Journal article]

 

Van den Berg, J., Jansen, W. S. , Van der Toorn, J., & Ellemers, N. (2021). “Measuring for impact. Handout for measuring the impact of diversity and inclusion policies.” [Handout]
In this handout we summarize recent findings regarding organizational efforts to measure the effectiveness of diversity and inclusion initiatives and provide recommendations for improving these.

 

Van der Toorn, J., & Gaitho, W. (2021). LGBTIQ+ workplace inclusion: A global issue requiring a transdisciplinary and intersectional approach. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 24, 376-387. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., & Kolman, M. (2021). LHBTI’ers worden op het werk niet gelijk behandeld, al denken we van wel. Financieel Dagblad, May 16, 2021. [Op-ed]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Veldhuizen, M., & Kulk, S. (2021). Researching the tension between privacy and inclusion in organizations: Promises and pitfalls of a transdisciplinary approach. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 24, 53-63. [Journal article]

 

Vink, M., Jansen, W. S., Van der Toorn, J., Senen, L., & Ellemers, N. (2021). "The right thing to do or the smart thing to do? How communicating moral or business motives for diversity affects the employment image of Dutch public and private sector organizations.” [Handout]
In this handout we summarize our findings on the effect of communicating motives for diversity and inclusion on organizational attractiveness and provide recommendations for organizational practitioners.

 

2020

 

Brandt, M. J., Kuppens, T., Spears, R., Andrighetto, L., Autin, F., Babincak, P., Badea, C., Bae, J., Batruch, A., Becker, J. C., Bocian, K., Bodro┼ża, B., Bourguignon, D., Bukowski, M., Butera, F., Butler, S. E., Chryssochoou, X., Conway, P., Crawford, J. T., Croizet, J-C., de Lemus, S., Degner, J., Dragon, P., Durante, F., Easterbrook, M. J., Essien, I., Forgas, J. P., González, R., Graf, S., Halama, P., Han, G., Hong, R. Y., Houdek, P., Igou, E. R., Inbar, Y., Jetten, J., Jimenez Leal, W., Jiménez-Moya, G., Kumar Karunagharan, J., Kende, A., Korzh, M., Laham, S. M., Lammers, J., Lim, L., Manstead, A. S. R., Mededovic, J., Melton, Z. J., Motyl, M., Ntani, S., Owuamalam, C. K., Peker, M., Platow, M. J., Prims, J., Reyna, C., Rubin, M., Saab, R., Sankaran, S., Shepherd, L., Sibley, C. G., Sobkow, A., Spruyt, B., Stroebaek, P., Sümer, N., Sweetman, J., Teixeira, C. P., Toma, C., Ujhelyi, A., Van der Toorn, J., van Hiel, A., Vásquez-Echeverría, A., Vazquez, A., Vianello, M., Vranka, M., Yzerbyt, V., & Zimmerman, J. L. (2020). Subjective status and perceived legitimacy across countries. European Journal of Social Psychology, 50, 921-942. [Journal article]

 

Kloet, M., Van Stokkum, M., Bokern, Y., Jansen, W., Van der Toorn, J., & Ellemers, N. (2020). “De Nederlandse InclusiviteitsMonitor: Inzichten uit 2019." Funded by the Start Foundation and Instituut Gak.

 

Van der Toorn, J., Pliskin, R., & Morgenroth, T. (2020). Not quite over the rainbow: The unrelenting and insidious nature of heteronormative ideology. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 34C, 160-165. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J. (2020). Not quite over the rainbow: The unrelenting and insidious nature of heteronormative ideology. New Horizons, Summer 2020. [Web article]

 

Vink, M., Jansen, W. S., Van der Toorn, J., Ellemers, N., Monteiro Graça Casquinho, B., & Kuyumcu, B. (2020). On the sense and nonsense of anti-bias training programs. Funded by Instituut Gak. [Handout]
In this factsheet we summarize the main scientific findings regarding antibias training programs and offer concrete recommendations for organizations that want to implement an anti-bias training program themselves. 

 

2019

 

Ellemers, N., Van der Toorn, J., Paunov, Y., & Van Leeuwen, T. (2019). The psychology of morality: A review and analysis of empirical studies published from 1940 through 2017. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 23, 332-366. [Journal article]

 

García-Sánchez, E., Van der Toorn, J., Rodríguez-Bailón, R., & Willis, G. (2019). The vicious cycle of economic inequality: Ideological moderation of the relationship between “what is” and “what ought to be” in 41 countries. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10, 991-‌1001. [Journal article]

 

Moss-Racusin, C. A., Pietri, E. S., Ashburn-Nardo, L., & Van der Toorn, J. (April 2019). Policies, practices, programs, and other interventions for improving the recruitment, retention, and sustained advancement into leadership roles of women in specific science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medical (STEMM) disciplines and at different stages in career trajectories. Literature review commissioned by the US National Academies of Sciences.

 

Sahin, O., Van der Toorn, J., Jansen, W. S., Boezeman, E. J., & Ellemers, N. (2019). Looking beyond our similarities: How perceived (in)visible dissimilarity relates to feelings of inclusion at work. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 575. [Journal article]

 

Suppes, A., Napier, J. L., & Van der Toorn, J. (2019). The palliative effects of system justification on the health and happiness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45, 372-388. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J. (2019). Naar een inclusieve werkvloer: Seksuele oriëntatie en genderidentiteit op het werk. [Toward an inclusive workplace: Sexual orientation and gender identity at work.] Gedrag & Organisatie, 32, 162-180. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Sahin, O., & Ellemers, N. (December 2019). Pilot oriënterende bedrijfsbezoeken: Een pilotonderzoek naar de effectiviteit van bedrijfsbezoeken in het MBO. Commissioned by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

 

Van Hinsberg, K., & Van der Toorn, J. (February 2019). Inclusion and engagement among LGBT+ employee network members. Research report commissioned by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

 


2018

 

Ellemers, N., Sahin, O., Jansen, W. S., & Van der Toorn, J. (2018). Naar effectief diversiteitsbeleid: Het bouwen van bruggen tussen wetenschap en praktijk [Toward effective diversity management: Building bridges between science and practice]. Gedrag & Organisatie, 31, 409-428. [Journal article]

 

Liekefett, L., & Van der Toorn, J. (2018). LHBTs hebben meer rolmodellen nodig op het werk. Sociale Vraagstukken, November 29, 2018. [Web article]

 

Liekefett, L., & Van der Toorn, J. (2018). “Someone like me can be successful, too!” Why we need more LGBT role models in the workplace. Leiden Psychology Blog, November 19, 2018. [Blog]

 

Liekefett, L., & Van der Toorn, J. (2018). “Someone like me can be successful, too!” Why we need more LGBT role models in the workplace. New Horizons, November 2, 2018. [Web article]

 

Van der Toorn, J. (2018). Heteronormativiteit belemmert inclusie LHBTs op het werk. Sociale Vraagstukken, May 11 2018. [Web article]

 

Van der Toorn, J. (2018). Naar een inclusieve werkvloer: Seksuele oriëntatie en gender identiteit op het werk [Toward an inclusive workplace: Sexual orientation and gender identity at work]. Inaugural speech at Leiden University, April 6, 2018. [Inaugural speech]

 

Cramwinckel, F. M., Scheepers, D. T., & Van der Toorn, J. (2018). Interventions to reduce blatant and subtle sexual orientation- and gender identity prejudice (SOGIP): Current knowledge and future directions. Social Issues and Policy Review, 12, 183-217. [Journal article]


2017

 

Ellemers, N., Derks, B., Van Nunspeet, F., Scheepers, D. T., & Van der Toorn, J. (2017). World of difference: A moral perspective on social inequality. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [Book]

 

Ellemers, N., Van der Toorn, J., & Sahin, O. (September 2017). Overbruggen negatieve beeldvorming op de stagemarkt: Een pilotonderzoek naar de effectiviteit van bedrijfsbezoeken in het MBO. Commissioned by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

 

Van der Toorn, J., Jost, J. T., & Loffredo, B. (2017). Conservative ideological shift among adolescents in response to system threat. Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 225, 357-362. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Jost, J. T., Packer, D., Noorbaloochi, S., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2017). In defense of tradition: Religiosity, conservatism, and opposition to same-sex marriage in North America. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 1455-1468. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J. (2017). Education and work. In: Ellemers, N., Derks, B., Van Nunspeet, F., Scheepers, D. T., & Van der Toorn, J. (Eds.). World of difference (pp. 39-62). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [Book chapter]

 


2016

 

Moss-Racusin, C. A., Van der Toorn, J., Dovidio, J. F., Brescoll, V. L., Graham, M., & Handelsman, J. (2016). A “scientific diversity” intervention to reduce gender bias in a sample of life scientists. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 15, ar29. [Journal article]

 

2015

 

Ellemers, N., & Van der Toorn, J. (2015). Groups as moral anchors. Current Opinion in Psychology, 6, 189–194. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Ellemers, N., & Doosje, B. (2015). The threat of moral transgression: The impact of group membership and moral opportunity. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 609–622. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Feinberg, M., Jost, J. T., Kay, A. C., Tyler, T. R., Willer, R., & Wilmuth, C. (2015). A sense of powerlessness fosters system justification: Implications for the legitimation of authority, hierarchy, and government. Political Psychology, 36, 93-110. [Journal article]


2014

 

Moss-Racusin, C. A., Van der Toorn, J., Dovidio, J. F., Brescoll, V. F., Graham, M. J., & Handelsman, J. (2014). Scientific diversity interventions. Science, 343, 615-616. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., & Ellemers, N. (December 2014). The National Integration Dinner as a vehicle for identity respect: Consequences for organizational belonging, wellbeing, and motivation. Commissioned by Asito.

 

Van der Toorn, J., & Jost, J. T. (2014). Twenty years of system justification theory: Introduction to the special issue on “ideology and system justification processes”. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 17, 413-419. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Jost, J. T., & Berkics, M. (2014). Job satisfaction and perceived fairness in Hungary and the USA. In Michalos, A. C. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of quality of life and well-being research (pp. 3454-3458). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Nail, P. R., Liviatan, I., Jost, J. T. (2014). My country, right or wrong: Does activating system justification motivation eliminate the liberal-conservative gap in patriotism? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 54, 50-60. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Napier, J. L., & Dovidio, J. F. (2014). We the people: Intergroup interdependence breeds liberalism. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 616-622. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J. (2014). How we vote. Leiden Psychology Blog, 17 maart 2014. [Blog]


2013

 

Dotsch, R., Papies, E. K., Pronk, T. M., Rutjens, B., Van der Toorn, J., & Ufkes, E. G. (2013). Jaarboek sociale psychologie 2013. Groningen: ASPO-pers.

 

Sutton, R., Cichocka, A., & Van der Toorn, J. (2013). The corrupting power of social inequality: Social psychological consequences, causes, and solutions. In A. Golec de Zavala and A. Cichocka (Eds.), Social psychology of social problems. The intergroup context (pp. 115-140). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave. [Journal article]

 

Tyler, T. R., & Van der Toorn, J. (2013). Social justice. In L. Huddy, D. O. Sears, &  J. S. Levy (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology, 2nd ed. (pp. 627-661). New York: Oxford University Press. [Book chapter]


2012

 

Jost, J. T., Chaikalis-Petritsis, V., Abrams, D., Sidanius, J., Van der Toorn, J., & Bratt, C. (2012). Why men (and women) do and don’t rebel: Effects of system justification on willingness to protest. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 197-208. [Journal article]

 

Jost, J. T., Liviatan, I., Van der Toorn, J., Ledgerwood, A., Mandisodza, A., & Nosek, B. (2012). System justification: A motivational process with implications for social conflict. In E. Kals & J. Maes (Eds.), Justice and conflicts (pp. 315-327). New York: Springer. [Journal article]

 

Jost, J. T., & Van der Toorn, J. (2012). System justification theory. In P. A. M. van Lange, A. W. Kruglanski, & E. T. Higgins (Eds.), Handbook of theories of social psychology (pp. 313-343). London: Sage. [Book]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Napier, J. L. & Dovidio, J. F. (2012). Interdependentie tussen groepen leidt tot links denken. In M. Strick, M. Baas, L. van Dillen, R. Dotsch, D. Lakens, & M. de Vries (Eds.), Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2012 (pp. 215-219). Groningen: ASPO-pers.

 

Van der Toorn, J., Bos, H., & Napier, J. L. (2012). Mannetje/vrouwtje: De invloed van homonegativiteit op evaluaties van homoseksuele koppels en partners. In N. van de Ven, M. Baas, L. van Dillen, D. Lakens, A. M. Lokhorst, & M. Strick (Eds.), Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2011 (pp. 219-222). Groningen: ASPO-pers.


2011

 

Jost, J. T., & Van der Toorn, J. (2011). System justification theory. In K. Dowding (Ed.), Encyclopedia of power (pp. 649-653). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. [Book]

 

Pacilli, M. G., Taurino, A., Jost, J. T., & Van der Toorn, J. (2011). System justification, right-wing conservatism, and internalized homophobia: Gay and lesbian attitudes toward same-sex parenting in Italy. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 65, 580-595. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Tyler, T. R., & Jost, J. T. (2011). More than fair: Outcome dependence, system justification, and the perceived legitimacy of authority figures. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 127–138. [Journal article]


2010

 

Jost, J. T., Liviatan, I., Van der Toorn, J., Ledgerwood, A., Mandisodza, A., & Nosek, B. (2010). System justification: How do we know it’s motivated? In D. R. Bobocel, A. C. Kay, M. P. Zanna, & J. M. Olson (Eds.), The psychology of justice and legitimacy: The Ontario symposium, Vol. 11 (pp. 173-203). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. [Journal article]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Berkics, M., & Jost, J. T. (2010). System justification, satisfaction, and perceptions of fairness and typicality at work: A cross-system comparison involving the U.S. and Hungary. Social Justice Research, 23, 189-210. [Journal article]


2009

 

Van der Toorn, J., & Jost, J. T. (2009). System justification theory. In D. Matsumoto (Ed.), Cambridge dictionary of psychology (p. 534). New York: Cambridge University Press. [Book]


2008

 

Klandermans, B., Van der Toorn, J., & Van Stekelenburg, J. (2008). Embeddedness and identity: How immigrants turn grievances into action. American Sociological Review, 73, 992-1012. [Journal article] 

 

2006

 

Van Gils, S., Visser, V., Marguc, J., & Van der Toorn, J. (2006). How our mind makes us perceive others: Three examples of illusions in interactions. The Free Mind, 3, 21-25. [Web article]

 

2005

 

Van der Toorn, J. (2005). Book review—Goddess on the rise: Pilgrimage and popular religion in Vietnam. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (BKI), 161, 174-175. [Review]

 

Van der Toorn, J. (2005). Knowledge transfer on flexible borders. The approach of 25xEurope. BLIND!, 3rd edition. [Web article]