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Culture & Personality: General Reviews

The chapters and articles in this area provide general reviews of the research on personality across cultures, including historical perspectives, current findings, salient measurement issues, and a comparison of diverse theoretical and conceptual approaches. An early article reviews the extensive research on the adjustment of sojourners in new cultures.

Church, A. T. (2017). Personality across cultures: Historical overview and current topics. In A. T. Church (Ed.), The Praeger Handbook of Personality across Cultures (pp. 1-45). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO/Praeger.


Church, A. T. (2016). Culture and personality. In Harold L. Miller, Jr. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.


Church, A. T. (2015). Personality traits across cultures. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 22-30.


Church, A. T., & Katigbak, M. S. (2012). Culture and personality. In M. J. Gelfand, C.-Y. Chiu, & Y.-Y. Hong (Eds.), Advances in culture and psychology (Vol. 2, pp. 139-204). Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Church, A. T. (2010). Measurement issues in cross-cultural research. In G. Walford, M. Viswanathan, & E. Tucker (Eds.), The Sage handbook of measurement (pp. 151-177). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Church, A. T. (2010). Current perspectives in the study of personality across cultures. Perspectives in Psychological Science, 5, 441-449.


Church, A. T. (2008). Current controversies in the study of personality across cultures. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2, 1930-1951.

Church, A. T. & Katigbak, M. S. (2005). Personality structure across cultures: Indigenous and cross-cultural perspectives. In S. E. Hampson & P. Borkenau (Series Eds.) & A. Eliasz, S. E. Hampson, & B. de Raad (Vol. Eds.), Advances in personality psychology (Vol. 2, pp. 139-178). Hove and New York: Psychology Press.


Church, A. T., & Ortiz, F. A. (2005). Culture and personality. V. J. Derlaga, B. A. Winstead, & W. H. Jones (Eds.), Personality: Contemporary theory and research (3nd ed., pp. 420-456). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.


Church, A.T. (2001). Personality measurement in cross-cultural perspective. Journal of Personality, 69, 980-1006.


Church, A.T. (2001). Introduction. Journal of Personality. (Introduction to special issue on Personality and Culture), 69, 787-801.

Church, A.T. (Ed.) (2001). Personality and culture. Journal of Personality (special issue), 69 (6).

Church, A.T. (2000). Culture and personality: Toward an integrated cultural trait psychology. Journal of Personality, 68, 651-703.


Church, A.T., & Lonner, W.J. (1998). Introduction to the special issue. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 29, 5-8.


Church, A.T., & Lonner, W.J. (1998). The cross-cultural perspective in the study of personality. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 29, 32-62.


Church, A. T. (1982). Sojourner adjustment. Psychological Bulletin, 91, 540-572.

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