Radosveta Dimitrova

Docent of Psychology
Department of Psychology
Stockholm University
Frescati Hagv. 14
SE-106 91 Stockholm
Sweden
Email: radosveta.dimitrova@psychology.su.se
Website: http://w3.psychology.su.se/staff/rdimi/





dimitrova.radosveta@gmail.com

selected Conference Proceedings & talks (out of 140+)

 

Dimitrova, R. (2017) (Chair). Positive adaptation of children and adolescents with different cultural background in a global perspective. Symposium at the SRCD Biennial Meeting, Texas, USA

Ferguson, G., & Dimitrova, R. (2017). Is Local Orientation Good But   US Orientation Bad for International Youth? Behavioral and Academic Adaptation of Remotely Acculturating Adolescents in Urban Jamaica. Biennial Meeting the International Academy of Intercultural Research, USA

Dimitrova, R. et al., (2017). Discrimination, Life Satisfaction, School Engagement: Mediating Role of Ethnic and Religious Identity. European Congress of Psychology, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Wium, N., & Dimitrova, R. (2017). Positive youth development in Europe and other non-US contexts. Symposium at the European Congress of Psychology, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Dimitrova, R. (2016). Positive Youth Development across Europe: Applying a novel strength-based model to promote educational, psychological, and behavioral success in adolescence. Invited Talk, University of Bergen, Norway

Dimitrova, R. (2016). Identity and well-being across cultures. Invited lecture Hiroshima University, Japan

Dimitrova, R. (2016). Identity and acculturation of indigenous ethnic minority youth. Findings and implications for well-being across European contexts. Invited lecture Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Dimitrova, R. (2016). Documenting positive adaptation in Roma indigenous minority and across Europe. Invited lecture Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Dimitrova, R. et al. (2016). National collective identity in European societies in transition: Salience and relations to life satisfaction for youth in Albania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Kosovo and Romania. Romanian Sociological Society Conference, Sibiu, Romania

Dimitrova, R. (2016). Ethnic minority groups in Greece, Turkey and the USA: Recent empirical evidence on perceived discrimination, integration and well-being. Symposium at the International Conference From Individual to Society – Applied Psychology for a Sustainable Community 22-23 September 2016, Brasov, Romania

Dimitova, R. (2016) (Chair). Multiple identity resources of Roma adolescents across Europe. 20 IAAH Congress European Social Media and Adolescent Health, Pristine, Kosovo

Dimitova, R. (2016) (Chair). Positive Youth Development across European culturally diverse populations. 20 IAAH Congress European Social Media and Adolescent Health, Pristine, Kosovo

Dimitrova, R., Uka, F., & Zahaj, S. (2016). Rejection-(Dis) identification and psychological well-being among Roma ethnic minority in Albania and Kosovo. In Dimitrova, R., & Adams, A. (Chairs), Multiple Identity Resources for Well-Being of Roma Adolescents in Southern, Central and Eastern Europe, International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Nagoya, Japan.

Dimitrova, R., et al. (2016). Social connectedness fosters psychological adaptation and school engagement of Roma adolescents in Albania, Bulgaria, Kosovo, and Romania. International Society for the Study of Human Development, ISSBD, Lithuania

Dimitrova, R. (2015). Identity and Well-Being of Roma across Europe. Invited talk, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

Dimitrova, R. (2015). Documenting and explaining positive adaptation in Roma ethnic minority children and youth across Europe. Explaining Positive Adaptation of Immigrant Youth across Cultures, SRCD, EADP, EARA Expert Meeting, Hydra, Greece

Dimitrova, R. (2015). Positive adaptation of Roma children. Invited research reaction, National Academy of Sciences, Workshop of the Forum Investing in Young Children Globally, Prague, the Czech Republic

Dimitrova, R., Ferrer-Wreder, L., & Trost, K. (2015). Intergenerational transmission of ethnic identity among Roma adolescents and their parents, International Relations Conference, University of Sibiu, Romania.

Dimitrova, R. (2015). Multiple adolescent identities in Albania, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Romania, Italy and the NetherlandsSymposium at the Biennial Sociological Conference, University of Brasov, Romania

Dimitrova, R. (2015). Identity and Acculturation Across Cultures. Invited Talk, Workshop for PhD, Michigan State University, USA

Dimitrova, R., & Lebedeva, N. (2015). Acculturation in Eastern Europe. Invited paper at the International Academy of Intercultural Relations 9th Biennial Congress, Bergen, Norway

Dimitrova, R., & Dominguez, A. (2015). The Four Basic Dimensions of Religiousness Scale: Factorial structure and measurement invariance in a Mexican sample. International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology, IACCP, Mexico

Dimitrova, R. (2015). Multiple identities of Roma across Europe. Nordic Conference on Romani Studies, Sweden

Dimitrova, R., & Lebedeva, N. (2015). Acculturation of emerging adulthood in Eastern Europe. Invited paper at the Biennial Congress of Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood, Miami, USA

Dimitrova, R. (2015). Acculturation orientations and outcomes of Turkish-Bulgarian emerging adults. Paper at the Biennial Congress of Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood, Miami, USA

Dimitrova, R. (2015). Intergenerational transmission of identity and well-being of Roma youth. The Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, USA

Dimitrova, R. (2015). Social connectedness, resilience and positive youth development of Roma across Europe. Symposium at the Biennial Conference of the European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP), Braga, Portugal

Dimitrova, R. (2015). How to publish in high impact journals. Symposium at the Biennial Conference of the European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP), Braga, Portugal

Dimitrova, R., et al (2015). The protective influence of family connectedness and national identity for well-being of Roma adolescents in Albania, Bulgaria, Kosovo and Romania. Biennial Conference of the European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP), Braga, Portugal

Dimitrova, R., Crocetti, E., Buzea, C., Kosic, M., Tair, E., Tausova, J., Uka, F., Jordanov, V. (2015). The Utrecht-Management of Identity Commitments Scale (U-MICS): Measurement invariance and cross-national comparisons of youth from six European countries. Paper at Biennial Conference of the European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP), Braga, Portugal

Dimitrova, R. (2014). Going global in research network & organizations:Opportunities for early career scholars and students. Invited Talk, Workshop for PhD candidates, Univeristy of Palermo, Italy

Dimitrova, R. (2014). The importance of the school environment for the mental health of adolescents. Invited Talk, Internatinal Education Week, Stockholm Internatinal School, Sweden

Dimitrova, R. (2014). Collective identity and well-being of ethnic minority youth across Europe. Invited Talk, University of Helsinki, Finland

Dimitrova, R. (2014). Where we’ve come: Research, policy and interventions. Invited plenary session at the Society for Research in Child Development, 2014, Regional Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic.

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R., Buzea, C., Uka, F., & Tair, E. (2014). Identity resources for well-being of Roma adolescents across Europe. Paper presented at the International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology, IACCP, Reims, France

Dimitrova, R. (2014). Well-being of immigrant families in Italy. In Dimitrova (Chair) Well-being and adjustment of immigrant families and children in Africa, Asia and Europe. Biennial Meeting of the Society of the Study of Human Development, ISSBD, Shanghai, China

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R. & Tair, E. (2014). Collective Identity and Well-Being: A Three-Year Longitudinal Study of Turkish-Bulgarian, Muslim-Bulgarian and Bulgarian Adolescents. Biennial Meeting Society for Research in Adolescence (SRA), Texas, USA

Dimitrova, R. (2014). Well-being of Immigrant Families in Italy. In Dimitrova (Chair). Well-Being and Adjustment of Immigrant Families and Children in Africa, Asia and Europe. Biennial Meeting of the Society of the Study of Human Development (ISSBD), Shanghai, China

Dimitrova, R. (2014). Youth, identity and well-being across cultures. Michigan State University, USA.

Dimitrova, R., & Tair, E. (2014). Acculturation of Turkish-Bulgarian minority. Turkish Migration in Europe, Regents College, UK

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R. & Tair, E. (2013). Collective identity of Bulgarian adolescents. A three wave study. International Society for the Study of Human Development (ISSBD) Regional Workshop, Budapest, Hungary

Dimitrova, R. (2013). Identity and well-being. Findings and implications for research across cultures. Invited talk at the University of Sibiu, Romania.

Dimitrova, R., & Jordanov, V., Tair, E. (2013). Strong cultural identity enhances well-being of Bulgarian middle class youth. Annual Conference of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Dimitrova, R., Buzea, C., Jordanov, V., & Ljujic, V. (2013). Romaphobia among Bulgarian and Romanian youth. Annual Conference of Sociology, Sibiu, Romania.

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R. & Tair, E. (2013). Collective identity of Roma adolescents in Bulgaria. In R. Dimitrova (Chair) Identity and Well-Being of Adolescents from Diverse Cultural Contexts. Symposium conducted at the Biennial Conference of the European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP) Lausanne, Switzerland.

Dimitrova, R., Ljujic, V., Buzea, C., Jordanov, V. (2013). The influence of ethnic identity and perceived threat on Romaphobia among Bulgarian and Romanian youth. Biennial Conference of EADP, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Aydinli, A., Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., & van de Vijver, F. J. R. (2013). Ethnic identity and maintenance enhance well-being of Turkish-Bulgarian and Turkish-German adolescents. Biennial Conferences of EADP, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Dimitrova, R. (2013). Acculturation and Identity of Minority Youth across Europe. In Ferguson, G. R., & Bornstein, M. (Chairs) The Multi-Layered Nature of Youth Acculturation and Adaptation in Plural Societies: Key Questions for Research and Practice. Roundtable at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, (SRCD) Seattle, USA.

Dimitrova, R., Taušová, J., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R., Buzea, C., Uka, F., & Tair, E. (2013). Identity and well-being of Roma adolescents across Europe. International Colloquium on Social Sciences and Communication, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania.

Dimitrova, R. (2013). Development of identity among Bulgarian adolescents: A three-year longitudinal study. EARA-SRA Summer School, Kent University, USA

Crocetti, E., Hale, W. W., Dimitrova, R., Abubakar A. A., Gao, C. H. (2013). Adolescent Generalized Anxiety: Examining incidence, gender differences, and identity correlates in a cross-cultural perspective. American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention, Hawaii, USA

van Cittert, N., Dimitrova, R., & Kosic, M. (2013). Identity and well-being of Dutch and Italian Adolescents. International Colloquium on Social Sciences and Communication, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania.

Dimitrova, R., Tair, E., & Jordanov, V. (2013). Interpersonal, relational and ethnic identity of Bulgarian youth. International Colloquium on Social Sciences and Communication, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania.

Abubakar, A., Dimitrova, R., Adams, B., Jordanov, V., & Stefenel, D. (2013). Procedures for translating and evaluating equivalence of questionnaires for use in cross-cultural studies. International Colloquium on Social Sciences and Communication, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania.

Romanyuk, L., Buzea, C., & Dimitrova, R. (2013). Openness to change in Ukrainian and Romanian young adults. International Colloquium on Social Sciences and Communication, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania

Dimitrova, R., Aydinli, A., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Tair, E. (2012). Ethnic identity and acculturation of Turkish-Bulgarian and Turkish-German youth. Turkish Migration in Europe, Projecting the next 50 years Conference, Regents College, UK

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Tair, E. (2012). Ethnic identity and acculturation of Turkish-Bulgarian youth: Evidence from self and parent reports. New Shores Biennial Conference on Immigration, Guelph University, Canada

Dimitrova, R., & Chasiotis, A. (2012). Well-being and adjustment of immigrant children and parents in Italy. New Shores Biennial Conference on Immigration, Guelph University, Canada

Dimitrova, R. (2012). Depressive symptoms of Italian immigrant children and parents. New Shores Biennial Conference on Immigration, Guelph University, Canada

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Tair, E. (2012). Ethnic and religious identity of mainstream and minority adolescents in Bulgaria. In Saroglou, V., & Lonner, W. (Chairs). Religion, culture, and acculturation: From social mind to well-being. Biennial Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) Stellenbosch, South Africa

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Tair, E. (2012). Ethnic identity and acculturation of minority adolescents in Bulgaria. In Chasiotis, A., & Dimitrova, R. (Chairs). Acculturation of minority youth across cultures. Biennial Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) Stellenbosch, South Africa

Dimitrova, R., & Chasiotis, A., (2012). Parent-child relationships in family drawings of Dutch and Bulgarian children. In Keller, H., & Gerhardt, A. (Chairs). Cultural perspectives on children’s drawings. Biennial Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) Stellenbosch, South Africa

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Tair, E. (2012). Motive congruence and well-being of bicultural Turkish-Bulgarian groups. Biennial Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) Stellenbosch, South Africa

Dimitrova, R. (2012). Roma youth in Bulgaria: Challenges and Resources. European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), Wien, Austria

Dimitrova, R., Kosic, M., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., & van de Vijver, F. J. R. (2012). Ethnic identity and acculturation of Slovene-Italian adolescents. International Conference “From discrimination to empowerment”, Trieste, Italy

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Tair, E. (2012). Ethnic, familial and religious identity in minority and mainstream Bulgarian Youth: Differences in salience and relations to psychological well-being. Centre for Psychology of Religion, UCLouvain,  Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Tair, E. (2012). Psychological well-being of Turkish-Bulgarian and Muslim-Bulgarian youth: The influence of ethnic, familial and religious identity. Themed Meeting on Positive Development of Minority Children of the Society for Research in Child Development, (SRCD) Tampa, USA

Dimitrova, R., Abubakar, A., van de Vijver, F. J. R. & Tair, E. (2012). Psychological well-being among Roma minority youth: The role of ethnic, religious and personal identity. Themed Meeting on Positive Development of Minority Children of the Society for Research in Child Development, (SRCD) Tampa, USA

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Bender, M. (2011). The influence of immigration on children and youth in Europe: A meta analysis. Biennial Meeting of the European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP) Bergen, Norway.

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R. & Таir, Е. (2011). Ethnic, family and religious identity of adolescents in Bulgaria. Annual Meeting of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Tilburg University, the Netherlands.

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Tair, E. (2011). Motive congruence and well-being in Turkish minority and mainstream Bulgarian groups. Regional Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) Istanbul, Turkey.

Dimitrova, R., Chasiotis, A., Bender, M., van de Vijver, F. J. R. & Tair, E. (2011). Collective identity and well-being of mainstream and minority adolescents in Bulgaria. Regional Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) Istanbul, Turkey.

Dimitrova, R. (2011). Adjustment patterns of immigrant children across Europe: A literature review. In R. Dimitrova & Ferguson, G. (Chairs) The influence of immigration in children and youth: Evidence from Europe, Canada and USA. Symposium conducted at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Montréal, Canada

Dimitrova, R. (2010). The immigrant paradox in children and youth across Europe: A meta analysis. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, (SRA) Philadelphia, USA

Dimitrova, R., & Chasiotis, A. (2010). The paradox of adjustment of immigrant children. Biennial Meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Development (ISSBD) Lusaka, Zambia.

García Coll, C., Dimitrova, R. & Patton, F. (2009). The adaptation of immigrant youth and children: A world-wide phenomena. Innovative Approaches to Global Health Lecture Series, Brown University, USA

García Coll, C., Dimitrova, R., Patton, F., Yang, H., Suarez-Aviles, G., Batchelor, A., & Marks, A. K. (2009). Understanding the immigrant paradox in children and adolescents. Jacobs Foundation Conference, Switzerland

Slama, S., Dimitrova, R., Patton, F., & García Coll, C. (2009). The immigrant paradox. Alumni Lecture Series of Brown University, USA