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Veanne Anderson Ph.D.

Veanne Anderson

Degree: Experimental Psychology, McMaster University

Research Interests/Specialties: Psychology of Women; Gender; Human Sexuality

Joined ISU: August, 1987

Director of the Master's Program in Psychology

Dr. Anderson received her Ph.D. in 1985 from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.  She teaches the Psychology of Women, Human Sexuality, and Research Methods, and courses in gender and sexuality.  Her research interests include gender and sexuality, attitudes toward feminist/feminism and attitudes toward gender and sexual minorities.  She has an affiliate appointment in the Gender Studies Program.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:

 

Anderson, V.N. (2009).  What's in a label?  Judgments of feminist men and feminist women.  Psychology of Women Quarterly, 33, 206-215.

Reed Hughes, K.Y., & Anderson, V.N., (2010).  What turns women on?:  Black and White women's sexual arousal.  In N.B. Moore, J.K. Davidson, Sr., & T.D. Fisher (Eds.), Speaking of Sexuality:  Interdisciplinary Readings (3rd ed., pp. 180-190).  New York:  Oxford University Press.

Gerhardstein, K.R., & Anderson, V.N. (2010).  There's more than meets the eye:  Facial appearance and evaluations of transsexual people. Sex Roles, 62, 361-373.

Fischer, J., & Anderson, V.N. (2012).  Gender role attitudes and characteristics of stay-at-home and employed fathers.  Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 13, 16-31.

Brassel, S., & Anderson, V.N. (2015, April).  Transgressing the gender binary:  Attitudes toward feminism and trans people.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Lindner, K., & Anderson, V.N. (2015, April).  The intersection of race, gender, and religiosity:  Factors that influence transprejudice.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Johnson, C., & Anderson, V. N. (2016, May). Keeping a distance: Transprejudice and perceived unwanted sexual interest. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Yeck, A., & Anderson, V. N. (2016, May). Homosexuality as haram: Effects of gender, contact, and religiosity on sexual prejudice in Muslims. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Stebing, C., & Anderson, V. N. (2017, April). Binegativity among gay men and lesbian women. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Chen, B., & Anderson, V. N. (2017). Chinese college students’ gender self-esteem and transprejudice. International Journal of Transgenderism, 18, 66-78.

Glotfelter, M. A., & Anderson, V. N. (2017). Relationships between gender self-esteem, sexual prejudice, and trans prejudice in cisgender heterosexual college students. International Journal of Transgenderism, 18, 182-198.

Anderson, V. N., & Brassel, S. (2017). Feminist movement. In R.S. Rycroft (Ed.), The American middle class: An economic encyclopedia of progress and poverty (Vol. 1, pp. 401-404). Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood.

Anderson, V. N. (2017). First-wave feminism. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of psychology and gender (pp. 581-583). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Anderson, V. N. (2017). Heterosexual men and feminism. In K. Nadal (Ed.). The Sage encyclopedia of psychology and gender (p. 860). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Anderson, V. N. (2017). Transsexual. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of psychology and gender (pp. 1737-1738). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

 

 

 

Department of Psychology