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Lisa M. Dinella, Ph.D.

Professor

Principal Investigator of the Gender Development Laboratory

Director of Program in Gender and Intersectionality Studies (PGIS)


Department
Psychology
Office
Howard Hall 126
Phone
732-263-5295
Email
ldinella@monmouth.edu
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Lisa M. Dinella, Ph.D.

Education

Ph.D., Arizona State University

M.S., Arizona State University

B.A., The College of New Jersey

Publications or Other Scholarly Work

Books

Dinella, L. M.  (Ed.). (2009). Conducting science-based psychology research in schools. Washington D.C.:  APA Books.

Weisgram, E. & Dinella, L.M. (Eds.) (Feb. 2018). Gender-typing of Children’s Toys: How Early Play Experiences Impact Development. Washington, D.C.: APA Books.

Publications

Dinella, L. & Weisgram, E. (2018). Special issue: Gender-typing of children’s toys: Causes, consequences, and correlates. Sex Roles: A Research Journal.

Dinella, L. M., *Pierce-Claps, J., & Lewandowski, G. (2017). Princesses, princes, and superheroes: Children’s gender cognitions and fictional characters. Journal of Genetic Psychology. doi: 10.1080/00221325.2017.1351417

Dinella, L.M. (2017). Cognitive theories of gender development. In Nadal, K. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (Vol. 1, pp. 344-348). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Dinella, L.M. (2017). Halloween costume choices: Reflections of gender development in early childhood. Journal of Genetic Psychology. doi:  10.1080/00221325.2017.1295223

Dinella, L.M., Weisgram, E., & Fulcher, M. (2016). Children’s gender-typed toy interests: Does propulsion matter? Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46, 1295-1305. doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0901-5

Ciarocco, N. J., Dinella, L. M., Hatchard, C. Y., & Valosin, J. (2016). Integrating professional development across the curriculum: An effectiveness study. Teaching of Psychology, 43, 91-98. doi: 10.1177/0098628316636217

Fulcher, M., Dinella, L. M., & Weisgram, E. (2015). Constructing a feminist reorganization of the heterosexual breadwinner/caregiver family model: College students’ plans for their own future families. Sex Roles, 73(3-4), 174-196. doi:10.1007/s11199-015-0487-8

Weisgram, E., Fulcher, M., & Dinella L. M. (2014). Pink gives girls permission: Exploring the roles of explicit gender labels and gender-typed colors on preschool children’s toy preferences. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 35(5), 401-409. doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2014.06.004

Dinella, L. M., Fulcher, M., & Weisgram, E. (2014). Sex-typed personality traits and gender identity as predictors of young adults’ career interests. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43, 493-504. doi: 10.1007/s10508-013-0234-6

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