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Honours/Awards/Grants

2010    Norman S. Endler Research Fellowship in Psychology (Value: $1000)

2009    SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship (Duration: 2 years; Value: $81,000)

2009    Coauthor on poster awarded honorable mention at SPSP Conference 

2006    SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship: Federal Doctoral Grant            (Duration: 3 years; Value: $105,000)

2006    CPA Certificate of Excellence: Masters Thesis

2005    Departmental Outstanding Thesis Prize Nominee

2003    York University Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (Value: $3000)

2002    Cum Laude, York University

2002    Dean’s Honour Role, York University

2001    York University Continuing Student Scholarship (Value: $1000)

Invited Talks/Paper Presentations

Struthers, C. W., Khoury, C., Phills, C., Nash, K., & Santelli, A. G. (2010, August). Understanding the role of victims' perceived power in the unforgiveness and forgiveness process within organizations. Paper to be presented at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, Montreal. 

Santelli, A. G. (2005, November). Fit to forgive: Exploring the influence of regulatory focus on forgiveness. Invited speaker at YUTSPA First Annual Meeting, Dept. of Psychology, University of Toronto.

Santelli, A. G. (2005, February). Fit to forgive: Exploring the interaction between regulatory focus and repentance. Invited speaker in Social/Personality Area Brown Bag Series, Dept. of Psychology, YorkUniversity.

Education

Ph.D. (May 2005 to June 2009)

Social-Personality Psychology

York University

Toronto

M.A. (September 2003 to May 2005)

Social-Personality Psychology

York University

Toronto

B.A., Hons. with cum Laude (September 1998 to April 2002)

Psychology

York University

Toronto

Professional Affiliation

Canadian Psychological Association

American Psychological Association

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Social Psychology Network

Primary Research Foci

Role of self-regulation (e.g., regulatory focus, regulatory mode, and other motivational forces) in interpersonal relationships (coworkers, friends, intimates, etc.), the positive and negative effect of such forces on these relationships and how, following interpersonal conflict and transgression, the forgiveness process is influenced by these forces.

Manuscripts in Preparation

Santelli, A. G., Eitam, B, Higgins, E. T., & Struthers, C. W. (2010). Apology goal: A new conceptualization.

Santelli, A. G., Higgins, E. T., & Eitam, B. (2010). The superordinate goal structure of regulatory mode theory: Assessment and locomotion in the service of truth and control.

Eitam, B., Sehnert, S., Santelli, A. G., Karlström, K., & Higgins, E. T. (2010). Regulatory Focus Construal: Promotion and Prevention Driven Construals of Actions.

Cornwell, J., Santelli, A. G., & Higgins, E. T. (2010). Regulatory Focus, Morality, Fit, and Forgiveness. 

Professional Experience

Reviewing

Reviewer for the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (2010-present)

Reviewer for the European Journal of Social Psychology (2009-present)

Reviewer for Motivation and Emotion (2009-present)

Reviewer for the Journal of Applied Social Psychology (2010-present)

Reviewer for the International Journal of Conflict Management (2009-present)

Reviewer for the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention,

2009 (review of symposia, oral presentations, and posters)      

Reviewer for the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention,

2007 (review of symposia, oral presentations, and posters) 

Research and Teaching 

Teaching Assistant. Social Psychology, York University, 

2004-2009 (Seven individual classes)

Teaching Assistant. Organizational Psychology, York University,

2005 (Jan-Apr)

Graduate Research Assistant. Department of Psychology, York University,

Dr. Ward Struthers 

2003-2004

Research Assistant. Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital,

Dr. Robert Maunder

2003 (Jan-Dec)

Research Assistant. Department of Communications Studies, York University,

Dr. Dalton Kehoe

2001-2003

Consultation

Statistical and Methodological Consultant. Department of Research andCustomer Satisfaction, Bell Canada, 2006 (July-second fiscal quarter)

Conference Presentations

Santelli, A. G., Struthers, C. W., & Khoury, C. (2010, February). Understanding seemingly fickle forgiveness: How regulatory nonfit can influence decisions to forgive. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Eleventh Annual Meeting, Las Vegas.

Santelli, A. G., Struthers, C. W., & Khoury, C. (2009, August). Fickle forgiveness: How regulatory fit can influence decisions to forgive. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association 117th Annual Conference, Toronto.

Santelli, A. G., Struthers, C. W., & Khoury, C. (2009, February). Transfer of forgiveness from fit: How regulatory fit and transgression severity interact to influence forgiveness. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Tenth Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay. 

Santelli, A. G., Struthers, C. W., & Khoury, C. (2008, February). Transfer of responsibility from fit: How responsibility judgments can effect forgiveness via regulatory fit. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Ninth Annual Meeting, Albuquerque. 

Santelli, A. G., Struthers, C. W., & Rubin, H. (2007, January). Fit to forgive: Exploring why regulatory fit influences forgiveness. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Eighth Annual Meeting, Memphis. 

Santelli, A. G., Struthers, C. W., & Eaton, J. (2006, January). Fit to forgive: Exploring the influence of regulatory focus on forgiveness. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Seventh Annual Meeting, Palm Springs.

Santelli, A. G., Struthers, C. W., Eaton, J., & Mendoza, R. (2005, November). The subjective sweetness of revenge: How self-regulation influences retaliatory decision making. Poster presented at the Society for Judgment and Decision Making Annual Meeting, Toronto.

Santelli, A. G., Struthers, C. W., & Eaton, J. (2005, June). Fit to forgive: Exploring the interaction between regulatory focus and repentance. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Montreal, QC.

Khoury, C., Struthers, C. W., Israelstam, J., Young, R., & Santelli, A. G. (February 2011). Types of Grudges and their Relation with Apology. Poster to be presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Twelfth Annual Meeting, San Antonio.

Khoury, C., Phills, C. E., Nash, K., Santelli, A. G., & Struthers, C. W. (2010, February). The effects of power on forgiveness, revenge, and grudge. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Eleventh Annual Meeting, Las Vegas. 

Phills, C. E., Santelli, A. G., Kawakami, K., & Struthers, C. W. (2009, February). Using regulatory fit to control prejudice: The impact of regulatory fit on implicit attitudes toward blacks. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Tenth Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay. (Awarded Honorable Mention)

Khoury, C., Struthers, C. W., & Santelli, A. G. (2009, August). Understanding the role of right-wing authoritarianism and group identity in the repentance and forgiveness process. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association 117th Annual Conference, Toronto. 

Khoury, C., Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., & Marjanovic, Z. (2009, February). The moderating role of authoritarianism and group membership on the repentance-forgiveness process. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Tenth Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay. 

Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., Khoury, C., Phills, C. E., & Young, R. (2009, February). The role of victim embarrassment in explaining why apologies affect explicit forgiveness. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Tenth Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay. 

Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., Khoury, C., Marjanovic, Z., Pang, M., Paleja, M., & Nash, K. (2008, February). The mediating role of embarrassment on the repentanceàforgiveness process

Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Ninth Annual Meeting, Albuquerque. 

Khoury, C., Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., & Marjanovic, Z. (2008, February). The effects of authoritarianism and repentance on the forgiveness process. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Ninth Annual Meeting, Albuquerque. 

Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., Khoury, C., Marjanovic, Z., & Rubin, H. (2007, January). The effects of authoritarianism and repentance on the forgiveness process. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Eighth Annual Meeting, Memphis. 

Lasaleta, J., Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., Hynie, M., & Khoury, C. (2007, January). How perceived shame and guilt in a transgressor affect forgiveness. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Eighth Annual Meeting, Memphis. 

Struthers, C. W., Eaton, J., & Santelli, A. G. (2006, January). Understanding the effects of forgiveness on repentance. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Seventh Annual Meeting, Palm Springs.

Eaton, J., Struthers, C. W., & Santelli, A. G. (2005, June). Personality correlates of dispositional forgiveness: The role of self-esteem, need for certainty and structure, and attachment style. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Montreal, QC.

Eaton, J., Struthers, C. W., & Santelli, A. G. (2005, January). Sorry isn't good enough: The role of validation in the apology-forgiveness relationship. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Sixth Annual Meeting, New Orleans.

Struthers, C. W., Eaton, J., & Santelli, A. G. (2005, January). The effects of controllability, intent, and repentance on responsibility attributions and forgiveness. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Sixth Annual Meeting, New Orleans.

Eaton, J., Struthers, C. W.,Shomrony, A., & Santelli, A. G. (2006, January). When apologies fail: The effect of implicit and explicit self-esteem on apology and forgiveness. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Seventh Annual Meeting, Palm Springs.

Publications

Santelli, A. G., Struthers, C. W., & Eaton, J. (2009). Fit to forgive: Exploring the interaction between regulatory focus, repentance, and forgiveness. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96, 381-394.  

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Phills, C. E., Santelli, A. G., Kawakami, K., Struthers, C. W., & Higgins, E.T. (in press). Reducing Implicit Prejudice: Matching Approach\Avoidance Strategies to Contextual Valence and Regulatory Focus, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.  

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Khoury C., Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., & Marjanovic, Z. (in press). The moderating role of right wing authoritarianism on the repentance-forgiveness process, Social Influence.

Struthers, C. W., Eaton, J., Mendoza, R., Santelli, A. G., &Shirvani, N. (2010).The interrelationship among injured parties' attributions of responsibility, appraisal of appropriateness to forgive the transgressor, forgiveness, and repentance. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40, 970-1002.  

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Struthers, C. W., Eaton, J., Santelli, A. G., Uchiyama, M., & Shirvani, N. (2008). The effects of attributions of intent and repentance on forgiveness: When saying sorry may not help the story. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 983-992.

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Eaton, J., Struthers, C. W., Shomrony, A., & Santelli, A. G. (2007). When apologies fail: The moderating effect of implicit and explicit self-esteem on apology and forgiveness. Self and Identity, 6, 209-222.

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Eaton, J., Struthers, C. W., & Santelli, A. G. (2006). The mediating role of self- and other-evaluations in the repentance–forgiveness process. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 1389-1401.

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Eaton, J., Struthers, C. W., & Santelli, A. G. (2006). Dispositional and state forgiveness: The role of self-esteem, need for structure, and narcissism. Personality and Individual Differences, 41, 371-380.

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Manuscripts under Review

Santelli, A. G., Struthers, C. W., Khoury, C., & Higgins, E. T. (2010). Understanding seemingly fickle forgiveness: How regulatory nonfit results in unforgiveness.

Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., Khoury, C., Pang, M., Young, R., Marjanovic, Z., Phills, C., Nash, K., & Vasquez, N. (2010) The role of victim embarrassment in explaining why apologies affect explicit forgiveness.

Khoury, C., Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., & Marjanovic, Z. (2010). The moderating role of authoritarianism and group membership on the repentance-forgiveness process.

Khoury, C., Phills, C., Nash, K., Santelli, A. G., & Struthers, C. W. (2010). Understanding the role of victims’ perceived power in the unforgiveness and forgiveness process.