Gender Scholarship at RU1
Niels Christensen, Ph.D.

Niels Christensen, Ph.D., is a social psychologist who studies issues related to the self. Currently, his two primary interests are in how the self-concept affects interactions in groups and the affect of social anxiety on social interactions. He is an assistant professor in the Psychology Department at RU.

Ann Elliott, Ph.D.  Ann Elliott, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at RU. She completed her doctoral work in clinical psychology at Northern Illinois University and her clinical internship at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Elliott currently serves on the Editorial Board for Child Maltreatment.
Hilary M. Lips, Ph.D.  Hilary M. Lips, Ph.D., is a social psychologist who has spent her career studying gender issues with particular emphasis on the interaction of gender with power, and with academic and career choices. She is the Director of the Center for Gender Studies and Chair of the Psychology Department at Radford University.
Nicole Reed, Senior - RU 

Nikki Reed is a senior at RU, from Roanoke, VA, majoring in Psychology. Her interests include child and adolescent psychology and issues relating to ADHD. She plans to begin her career working with at-risk adolescents and eventually pursue her doctorate at Marshall University.

Nora P. Reilly, Ph.D. 

Nora P. Reilly, Ph.D., is an organizational social psychologist with interests in leader development, perceptions of those with disabilities, and quality of work life. She is a professor in the RU Department of Psychology and Coordinator of the master's concentration in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Update: Dr. Reilly is Interim Dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at Radford University..

Jessica Richmond 

Jessica Richmond is a graduate student in the clinical psychology department at Radford University and is currently completing her Masters Thesis concerning the long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse and poly-victimization. Jessica received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Akron and will be entering the Counseling Psychology PhD program at Akron in the Fall

Wendy Wood, Ph.D. 

Wendy Wood, Ph.D., received her training in social psychology from the University of Massachusetts. She studies gender and social identity as well as attitudes, social influence, and the habitual control of action. She is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Professor of Marketing at Duke University, where she also serves as Director of the Interdisciplinary Initiative in Social Psychology and Co-Director of the Social Science Research Institute. See update info for Dr. Wood

1The preceding biographical information was compiled by Jessica Dryman, Conference Coordinator and Graduate Assistant for the Center for Gender Studies.
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