Maureen McHugh Office

Uhler 204

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Office Zoom ID

964 5061 3745

How I became Interested in Psychology

Early interest in "crazy" women developed into interest in emerging fieldPsychology 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