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Sevgi Bayram-Ozdemir

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work

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Room: L2612

Sevgi Bayram-Ozdemir

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About Sevgi Bayram-Ozdemir

Sevgi Bayram Özdemir is an associate professor in psychology. She obtained her PhD in applied developmental psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA.

Research 

Sevgi Bayram Özdemir’s research focuses on understanding the roles of family and school in the development of positive and negative inter-ethnic relationship among youth. It also involves identifying risk and protective factors within family, peer, and school settings for the psychosocial and academic adjustment of youth from ethnic/racial/religious minority, immigrant, and marginalized groups. Her ultimate goal is to contribute to social justice, equality, and social integration of minority groups by developing scientific knowledge and raising awareness on diversity related issues.

Teaching 

Sevgi Bayram Özdemir teaches courses in the psychology program and supervises students writing their master’s theses at Örebro University. She also supervises international students who come to Örebro University via student exchange programs or research internships.

Collaboration and assignments 

Sevgi Bayram Özdemir is a member of the executive council of the European Association for Developmental Psychology (EADP) since 2015. She is an associate editor for European Journal of Developmental Psychology, and consulting editor for Child Development and Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Publications

Articles in journals |  Chapters in books |  Conference papers | 

Articles in journals

Latina, D. & Bayram Özdemir, S. (2021). Ethnic harassment and self-harm among immigrant adolescents. Psychology of Violence, 11 (2), 164-174.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Özdemir, M. & Kharel, N. (2021). Experiences of Cultural Clashes at Home and Ethnic Victimization in School: “I Live Between Two Cultures, and Neither of Them Understands Me”. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Giles, C. & Özdemir, M. (2021). Why Do Immigrant and Swedish Adolescents Engage in Ethnic Victimization? Common and Distinct Underlying Factors. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Giles, C. & Özdemir, M. (2020). Differences and Similarities between Perpetrators of Ethnic and Non-Ethnicity-Based Victimization. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 49 (9), 1805-1820.
Bauducco, S. , Bayram Özdemir, S. , Özdemir, M. & Boersma, K. (2019). Adolescents' sleep trajectories over time: school stress as a potential risk factor for the development of chronic sleep problems. Sleep Medicine, 64 (Suppl. 1), S27-S27.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Özdemir, M. & Stattin, H. (2019). Ethnic Harassment and Immigrant Youth's Engagement in Violent Behaviors: Understanding the Risk Factors. Child Development, 90 (3), 808-824.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Sun, S. , Korol, L. , Özdemir, M. & Stattin, H. (2018). Adolescents' Engagement in Ethnic Harassment: Prejudiced Beliefs in Social Networks and Classroom Ethnic Diversity. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 47 (6), 1151-1163.
Cheah, C. S. L. , Leung, C. Y. Y. & Bayram Özdemir, S. (2018). Chinese Malaysian Adolescents’ Social Cognitive Reasoning regarding Filial Piety Dilemmas. Child Development, 89 (2), 383-396.
Seo, Y. J. , Cheah, C. S. L. , Bayram Özdemir, S. , Hart, C. H. , Leung, C. Y. Y. & Sun, S. (2018). The Mediating Role of Korean Immigrant Mothers' Psychological Well-Being in the Associations between Social Support and Authoritarian Parenting Style. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27 (3), 979-989.
Bayram Özdemir, S. & Cheah, C. S. L. (2017). Mothers’ Reactions to Preschoolers’ Proactive and Reactive Aggressive Behaviors. Infant and Child Development, 26 (2).
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Cheah, C. S. L. & Coplan, R. J. (2017). Processes and conditions underlying the link between shyness and school adjustment among Turkish children. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 35 (2), 218-236.
Skoog, T. & Bayram-Özdemir, S. (2016). Explaining why early-maturing girls are more exposed to sexual harassment in early adolescence. Journal of Early Adolescence, 36 (4), 490-509.
Cheah, C. S. L. , Yu, J. , Hart, C. H. , Bayram Özdemir, S. , Sun, S. , Zhou, N. , Olsen, J. A. & Sunohara, M. (2016). Parenting hassles mediate predictors of Chinese and Korean immigrants' psychologically controlling parenting. Journal of applied developmental psychology, 47, 13-22.
Skoog, T. , Bayram Özdemir, S. & Stattin, H. (2016). Understanding the Link between Pubertal Timing in Girls and the Development of Depressive Symptoms: The Role of Sexual Harassment. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45 (2), 316-327.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Özdemir, M. & Stattin, H. (2016). What makes youth harass their immigrant peers?: understanding the risk factors. Journal of Early Adolescence, 36 (5), 601-624.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Stattin, H. & Özdemir, M. (2016). Youth's Initiations of Civic and Political Discussions in Class: Do Youth's Perceptions of Teachers' Behaviors Matter and Why?. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45 (11), 2233-2245.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Cheah, C. S. L. & Coplan, R. J. (2015). Conceptualization and assessment of multiple forms of social withdrawal in Turkey. Social development (Oxford. Print), 24 (1), 142-165.
Bayram Özdemir, S. & Cheah, C. S. L. (2015). Turkish mothers’ parenting beliefs in response to preschoolers’ aggressive and socially withdrawn behaviors. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24 (3), 687-702.
Shin, J. Y. , Bayram Özdemir, S. , Lee, J. & Cheah, C. S. L. (2010). The parenting practices and child outcomes of Korean immigrant mothers with different acculturative strategies. Korean Journal of Child Studies, 31 (1), 179-195.

Chapters in books

Bayram Özdemir, S. , Lundberg, E. & Özdemir, M. (2021). Hur kan lärare främja positiva interetniska relationer i skolan? Förutsättningar, strategier och utmaningar. In: Sara Thalberg; André Asplund; Daniel Silberstein, Ungas uppväxtvillkor och integration (pp. 137-164). Stockholm: Delmi.
Özdemir, M. & Bayram Özdemir, S. (2020). Why Do Some Immigrant Adolescents Do Well in School Whereas Others Fail?: Current State of Knowledge and Directions for Future Research. In: Güngör, D. & Strohmeier, D., Contextualizing Immigrant and Refugee Resilience: Cultural and Acculturation Perspectives. . Springer.
Dimitrova, R. , Bayram Özdemir, S. , Farcas, D. , Kosic, M. , Mastrotheodoros, S. , Michalek, J. & Stefenel, D. (2017). Is There a Paradox of Adaptation in Immigrant Children and Youth across Europe?: A Literature Review. In: Radosveta Dimitrova, Well-being of Youth and Emerging Adults Across Cultures: Novel Approaches and Findings from Europe, Asia, Africa and America. . Springer.
Özdemir, M. & Bayram Özdemir, S. (2017). The Role of School Context in Adolescents’ Attitudes Towards Immigrants and Inter-ethnic Friendships. In: Erik Lundberg, The Mechanisms of Tolerance: An anthology. Stockholm: The Living History Forum.
Demir, M. , Orthel, H. , Özdemir, M. & Bayram Özdemir, S. (2015). Friendship and happiness among young adults. In: Melikşah Demir, Friendship and happiness: across the life-span and cultures. . Springer.

Conference papers

Özdemir, M. & Bayram Özdemir, S. (2020). Do I belong to this society? The role of positive inter-ethnic climate in class and fairness of teachers. In: EARA 2020 Book of Abstracts. Paper presented at 17th European Association for Research on Adolescence conference (EARA 2020), Porto, Portugal (Online Conference), September 2-5, 2020 (pp. 230-231).
Bauducco, S. , Bayram Özdemir, S. , Özdemir, M. & Boersma, K. (2019). Adolescents’ sleep trajectories over time: School stress as a potential risk factor for the development of chronic sleep problems. Paper presented at World Sleep 2019, Vancouver, Canada, September 20-25, 2019.
Latina, D. & Bayram Özdemir, S. (2019). Ethnic harassment and self-harm among immigrant adolescents: Exploring the mechanisms and conditions. Paper presented at 24th Workshop on Aggression, Stavanger, Norway, November 7-8, 2019.
Bayram Özdemir, S. (2019). How and for whom? Understanding the role of schools in the development of positive and negative attitudes towards immigrants. In: Erik Åmnå, Nordic Education in a Democratically Troublesome Time Threats and Opportunities. Paper presented at Nordic education in a democratically troublesome time: Threats and Opportunities, Örebro, Sweden, October 30-31, 2018. Örebro: Örebro University.
Bayram Özdemir, S. & Özdemir, M. (2019). Why do adolescents engage in ethnic victimization? The role of classroom inter-ethnic climate. Paper presented at 24th Aggression Workshop, Stavanger, Norway, November 7-8, 2019.
Bayram Özdemir, S. & Özdemir, M. (2018). Does disagreement in acculturation orientation within family matter for immigrant adolescents’ psychological adjustment. Paper presented at The research conference on Parenting and Parent-child Relationship, Örebro, Sweden.
Bayram Özdemir, S. & Özdemir, M. (2018). How do Swedish adolescents’ attitudes toward immigrants change over time? Role of peers and classroom social context. Paper presented at 2nd Cultural Diversity, Migration, and Education Conference (CDME), Potsdam, Germany, August 23-25, 2018.
Barman, S. , Tutuncu, I. S. , Bayram Özdemir, S. & Cheah, C. (2017). My best friend matters: Best friend’s peer status and shy children’s adjustment. Paper presented at 18th European Conference on Developmental Psychology (ECDP2017), Utrecht, the Netherlands, August 28 - September 1, 2017.
Bayram Özdemir, S. (2017). Psykologer tar plats for integration. Paper presented at The Psychologist Day, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden.
Verheijen, A. , Bayram Özdemir, S. , Özdemir, M. & Stattin, H. (2017). Understanding adolescents’ inter-ethnic attitudes: The roles of classroom ethnic composition and classroom social context. Paper presented at 6th ENSEC Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, June 7-9, 2017.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Korol, L. , Özdemir, M. & Stattin, H. (2017). Why do ethnically harassed adolescents engage in violent behaviors? The role of affiliation with deviant peers. Paper presented at 22nd Aggression Workshop, Limassol, Cyprus, November 22-25, 2017.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Sun, S. , Korol, L. , Özdemir, M. & Stattin, H. (2017). Youth’s engagement in ethnic bullying: Peers’ prejudiced beliefs and classroom ethnic composition. In: 18th European Conference on Developmental Psychology Abstract Book. Paper presented at The Biennial Meeting of the European Developmental Psychology Conference, Utrecht, the Netherlands, August 28- September 1, 2017..
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Özdemir, M. & Stattin, H. (2016). Ethnic harassment and immigrant youth’s engagement in violent behaviors: Understanding the risk factors. Paper presented at 15th Biennial Meeting of the European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA), Cadiz, Spain, September 16-19, 2016.
Jaf, D. , Özdemir, M. & Bayram Özdemir, S. (2016). Why are immigrant youths less involved in organized sports than their native peers?: The role of parenting behaviors. Paper presented at SRA Biennial Meeting (Society for Research on Adolescent) Baltimore, MA, USA, March 31 - April 2, 2016.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Cheah, C. & Coplan, R. (2015). Processes and conditions underlying the link between shyness and school adjustment among Turkish children. Paper presented at Biennial Meeting of the Society of Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 19-21, 2015.
Özdemir, M. , Bayram Özdemir, S. & Stattin, H. (2015). Understanding the changes in adolescents’ attitudes towards immigrants: The roles of teachers and parents. Paper presented at European Developmental Psychology Conference, Braga, Portugal, September 8-12, 2015.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Özdemir, M. & Stattin, H. (2014). What does make youth with negative attitudes towards immigrants bully their immigrant peers?. Paper presented at 14th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA), Cesme, Turkey, September 3-6, 2014.
Bayram Özdemir, S. , Özdemir, M. & Stattin, H. (2013). Why and when ethnic harassment is a risk for immigrant adolescents?: understanding the processes and conditions. Paper presented at 16th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 3-7, 2013.