Tomi-Ann
Roberts

Winkler-Herman
Professor of Psychology

Curriculum Vitae

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Current Position: Winkler-Herman Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
Colorado College
14 E. Cache La Poudre
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719)389-6838
troberts@ColoradoCollege.edu


Education


Honors, Grants and Awards


Association Memberships


Professional and Administrative Experience


Research Interests

Social psychology of emotion, gender, and the body; psychological consequences of the sexual objectification of women and girls; gender differences in self-evaluation, emotion, perceptions of bodily states.


Published Articles 

Roberts, T-A & Arefi-Afshar, Y. (2007). Not all who stand tall are proud: Gender differences in the proprioceptive effects of upright posture. Cognition and Emotion, 21, 714-727.

Roberts, T-A & Gettman, J.Y. (2004). Mere exposure: Gender differences in the negative effects of priming a state of self-objectification. Sex Roles, 51, 17-27.

Roberts, T-A. (2004). “Female Trouble:” The Menstrual Self-Evaluation Scale and women’s self-objectification. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 28, 22-26.

Roberts, T-A. & Waters, P.L. (2004). Self-objectification and that “Not So Fresh Feeling”: Feminist therapeutic interventions for healthy female embodiment. Women and Therapy, 27, 5-21.

Roberts, T-A., Goldenberg, J.L, Manly, C. & Pyzsczynski, T. (2002). “Feminine Protection”: The effects of menstruation on attitudes toward women. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 26, 131-139.

Roberts, T-A (2002). The woman in the body. Feminism and Psychology, 12, 324-329.

Fredrickson, B.L., Roberts, T-A., Noll, S. M., Quinn, D. M., & Twenge, J. M. (1998). That swimsuit becomes you: Sex differences in self-objectification, restrained eating and math performance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 75, 269-285.

Fredrickson, B.L. & Roberts, T-A. (1997). Objectification theory: Toward understanding women’s lived experience and mental health risks. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 21, 173-206.

Roberts, T-A. & Pennebaker, J.W. (1995). Gender differences in perceiving internal state: Towards a his and hers model of perceptual cue use. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 27, 143-175.

Roberts, T-A. & Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (1994). Gender comparisons in responsiveness to others’ evaluations in achievement situations. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 18, 221-240.

Hawkins, A.J., Roberts, T-A., Christiansen, S., & Marshall, C.M. (1994). An evaluation of a program to help dual-earner couples share the second shift. Family Relations, 43, 213-220.

Marshall, C.M., Heck, R., Hawkins, A.J., & Roberts, T-A. (1994). Family work and fairness: Listening to husbands in dual-earner families. Journal of Men’s Studies, 3, 1-19.

Pennebaker, J.W. & Roberts, T-A. (1992). Toward a his and hers theory of emotion: Gender differences in visceral perception. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 11, 199-212.

Hawkins, A.J. & Roberts, T-A. (1992). Designing a primary intervention to help dual-earner couples share housework and child care. Family Relations, 41, 169-177.

Roberts, T-A. (1991). Gender and the influence of evaluations on self-assessments in achievement settings. Psychological Bulletin, 109, 297-308.

Roberts, T-A. & Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (1989). Sex differences in reactions to evaluative feedback. Sex Roles, 21, 725-747.


Edited Book Chapters

Roberts, T-A & Goldenberg, J.G. (2007). Wrestling with nature: An existential
perspective on the body and gender in self-conscious emotions. In J.L. Tracy, R.W. Robins & J.P. Tangney (Eds.), The Self-Conscious Emotions: Theory and Research. New York: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Citrin, L. B., Roberts, T-A., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2004). Objectification Theory and emotions: A feminist psychological perspective on gendered affect. In L.Z. Tiedens & C. W. Leach (Eds.), The Social Life of Emotion. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Goldenberg, J.L. & Roberts, T-A. (2004). The beast within the beauty: An existential perspective on the objectification and condemnation of women. In J. Greenberg, S. L., Koole, and T. Pyszczynski (Eds.), Handbook of Experimental Existential Psychology (pp. 71-85), New York: Guilford.

Roberts, T-A. & Waters, P.L. (2004). Self-Objectification and that “Not So Fresh Feeling”. In J. Chrisler (Ed.), From Menarche to Menopause: The Female Body in Feminist Therapy (pp. 5-21), New York: Haworth Press.


Books

Roberts, T-A. (2004). Lanahan Selected Readings in The Psychology of Women, 2nd Edition. Baltimore, MD: Lanahan.


Teaching Experience

  • Introductory Psychology
  • Personality Theory
  • Emotion
  • Psychology of Morality and Social Conflict
  • Research Design in Psychology
  • Philosophy and Psychology of Emotions
  • Feminist Research Methods
  • Women’s Lifespan Development
  • Introduction to Women's Studies
  • Mind and Body (First Year Experience course)
  • Psychology of Gender

9/10/07

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