Dr. Abigail Mitchell

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Dr. Abigail Mitchell

Associate Professor of Psychology
amitche2 [at] NebrWesleyan.edu

Smith-Curtis 340F

(402) 465-2431

Dr. Abigail Mitchell

Ph.D. Social Psychology, Certificate in Gender Studies, Northwestern University, 2007

M.A. Social Psychology, Northwestern University, 2004

B.A. Psychology and Women & Gender Studies, Kenyon College, 2001

Introduction to Psychological Science (PSYCH 1010)

Professional Seminar (PSYCH 2010)

Psychological Statistics (PSYCH 2100)

Psychology of Gender (GEND/PSYCH 2650)

Social Psychology (PSYCH 3400)

Introduction to Senior Research (PSYCH 4980)
Senior Research (PSYCH 4990)

Teaching of psychology
Connections between dating behavior and relationship satisfaction
How relationships influence the self
Perceptions of people who are transgendered
Folk theories of actual sex differences
Gender stereotypes
Feminist identification and perceptions the women’s rights movement

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

Mitchell, A. A., & Wirth, J. H. (2012, January). He IS into you: The role of eye gaze in conveying romantic interest. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Petro, M. S., & Mitchell, A. A. (2012, January). Does free-writing or think-pair-share activities better enhance understanding and retention of psychological concepts. Poster presented at meeting of National Institution on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Pete Beach, FL.

Koenig, A. M., Eagly, A. H., Mitchell, A. A., & Ristikari, T. (2011). Are leader stereotypes masculine? A meta-analysis of three research paradigms. Psychological Bulletin, 137, 616-642.

Koenig, A. M., Eagly, A. H., & Mitchell, A. A. (2010, August). Are Leader Stereotypes Masculine? A Meta-analysis of Three Research Paradigms. Presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Koenig, A. M., Eagly, A. H., & Mitchell, A. A. (2009, February). A Meta-Analysis of the Gender-Typing of Stereotypes of Leaders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.

AD HOC REVIEWER

Journal of Personality
Psychology of Women Quarterly
Sex Roles
Social Psychology

Association for Psychological Science
Midwestern Psychological Association
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Society for the Teaching of Psychology