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Maureen McHugh

Maureen McHugh


Uhler 224

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Fall 2015 Office Hours

  • Monday 10:00–11:00 a.m.; 2:00–3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 1:00–1:45 p.m.; 3:15–4:15 p.m.
  • Thursday 1:00–1:45 p.m.

How I became interested in Psychology

Early interest in “crazy” women developed into interest in emerging field—Psychology of Women. I was invited to study with a pioneer in the field, Irene Frieze.

Areas of Interest

Everyday sexism, street harassment, sexual double standard, gender power and language, gossip, intimate partner violence, leadership

Current Research and Professional Projects

Associate Editor, Sex Roles; Chair, Strickland-Daniel Mentoring Award, Division 35, APA; Director, Leadership Institute for Women Faculty; Gender Harassment: slut bashing, street harassment, gender bullying


BA, Chatham College

PhD, University of Pittsburgh: Social Psychology,

Courses Taught

Psychology of Women, Psychology of Human Sexuality, Social Psychology

Advanced Social Psychology, Diversity Issues in Psychology, Sex and Gender


  • Psychology Department
  • Uhler Hall, Room 101
    1020 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2426
  • Fax: 724-357-2214
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.