Maureen McHugh

  • Maureen McHugh Office

    Uhler 204

    Office Phone



    Spring 2021 Office Hours

    • Monday: 4:15–5:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday: 9:15–11:15 a.m.
    • Wednesday: 11:15 a.m.–Noon
    • Thursday: 9:15–11:15 a.m.
    • Other hours by appointment
    • All office hours are via Zoom ID 964 5061 3745

    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