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Publications & Presentations

Accepted Presentations

 

National Multicultural Conference and Summit

Sandil, R., Robinson, M., Brewster, M.E., Wong, S., & Geiger, E. (January, 2013).  Negotiating multiple marginalizations: Experiences of South Asian LGB individuals. In C. DeBlaere & D. Rivera (chair), Risk and Resiliency in Negotiating Multiple Minority Identities". Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Houston, TX.



Teachers College Winter Roundtable 


Lenaburg, S. & Geiger, E. Disordered Eating Symptomatology within LGBTQ Populations: Opening Conversations with Counselors and Students Specializing in Weight and Body Image Concerns. Roundtable discussion presented at the annual Teachers College Winter Roundtable,  New York, New York.

Esposito, J., Geiger, E., & Ash, S. (February, 2014). Disability: Is there room within multiculturalism? Roundtable discussion presented at the annual Teachers College Winter Roundtable, New York, NY.


Brewster, M.E., Cheng, J., Foster, A., Breslow, A., Esposito, J., Geiger, E., Keum, B., Lenaburg, S., Sandil, R., & Sawyer, J. (February, 2014). The "me-search" in research: Processing insider/outsider identities when conducting studies with marginalized groups. Guided discussion presented at the annual Teachers College Winter Roundtable, New York, NY.

Sawyer, J., Brewster, M.E., & Lau, M. (February, 2014). An Examination of Epistemological Styles and Multicultural Counseling. Poster  presented at the annual Teachers College Winter Roundtable, New York, NY.

Foster, A., Brewster, M.E., Velez, B.L., Eklund, A., & Keum, B. (February, 2014) Footprints in the sand: Demographic and psychological profiles of religious, spiritual, and atheist LGB individuals. Poster to be presented at the annual Teachers College Winter Roundtable, New York, NY.

Brewster, M. E., Robinson, M. A., Sandil, R., Esposito, J., & Geiger, E. (February, 2013). Arrantly Absent: Atheism in Psychological Science from 2001-2011. Paper presented at Teachers College Winter Roundtable, New York, NY. 

Brewster, M.E., Foster, A., Velez, B.L., Eklund, A., & Keum, B. (February, 2013) Faith, flexibly: The moderating roles of self-esteem, internalized heterosexism, and cognitive flexibility on the religiosity--psychology well-being link. In M. Brewster (chair), New Directions in Research with Sexual Minority Populations. Symposium conducted at Teachers College Winter Roundtable, New York, NY.

Eklund, A., Brewster, M.E., & Sandil, R. (February, 2013). Is there room for atheists under the multicultural umbrella? Roundtable discussion conducted at the Winter Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Esposito, J., Eklund A., & Brewster, M. (February, 2013). Navigating Invisible Chronic Illness: Stigma, Outness, and Links with Psychological Well-Being. Poster presentation at the annual Winter Roundtable Conference, New York, NY.   

Foster, A., & Scherrer, K. (2013, February).  Culturally competent practice with asexual identified clients. In M. Brewster (Chair), New Directions in Psychological Research with Sexual Minority Populations. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Winter Roundtable, New York, New York.

Robinson, M. A. (February 2013). Development of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Affiliate Stigma Measure: Exploratory Factor Analysis. In M. Brewster (chair), New Directions in Research with Sexual Minority Populations. Symposium conducted at Teachers College Winter Roundtable, New York, NY.

Wong, S., Keum, T.B., Geiger, E., Eklund, A., & Brewster, M.E. (February, 2013). Cultural Standards of Beauty and Body Image within Marginalized Groups. Roundtable discussion conducted at the Winter Roundtable at Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY.


Association for Women In Psychology

Esposito, J., Geiger, E., & Wong, S. (March, 2014). Making the invisible visible: mental health implications of chronic illness. Paper accepted to the Association for Women in Psychology conference, Columbus, Ohio.

Geiger, E., Esposito, J., & Wong, S. (March, 2014). Invisible disability, visible people: Life experiences of individuals with learning disabilities. Structured discussion accepted to the Association for Women in Psychology conference, Columbus, Ohio. 

Geiger, E., Wong, S., Esposito, J., & Sandil, R. (March 2013). Strengthening support for international female survivors of domestic violence. Roundtable discussion to be presented at the 2013 Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Marriot City Center, Salt Lake City, UT.


Sandil, R., Geiger, E., Wong, S., & Esposito, J. (March, 2013). Feminist Mentorship: Implications For Women in Academia. Roundtable discussion to be conducted at the annual conference of The Association for Women in Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT.

Wong, S., Sandil, R., & Geiger, E. (March, 2013). Impact of acculturation on body image for women of color. Roundtable discussion to be conducted at the annual conference of The Association for Women in Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT.


American Psychological Association


Lenaburg, S., & Breslow, Aaron. (in prep) A Conversation on Extending Objectification Theory to Transgender Identity. Roundtable discussion to be presented at 2014 APA Convention, Washington D.C., August 2014.

Brewster, M.E., Sandil, R., Eklund, A., Breslow, A., & Cheng, J. (August, 2014). "No fats no fems!" The Dark side of Grinder Usage for Sexual Minority Men. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Breslow, A., Brewster, M.E., Wong, S., Lenaburg, S., Foster, A., Velez, B., Jones, K. (August, 2014). A Test of Objectification Theory with Transgender Women. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Keum, T.B., Wong, S., DeBlaere, C., Brewster, M.E. (August, 2014). Measuring Muscularity Drives in Asian Men: An Extension of the Drive for Muscularity Scale. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Brewster, M. E., Sawyer, J., Eklund, A., Hammer, J., Palamar, J., Foster, A., & Lenaburg, S. (August, 2014). Atheists in America: An Extension of Minority Stress Theory to Non-Believing Populations. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Foster, A., Walker, A., Eklund, A., & Brewster, M.E. (August, 2014). Understanding Asexual People of Color. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Brewster, M. E., Robinson, M. A., Sandil, R., Esposito, J., & Geiger, E. (August, 2013). Atheism in Psychological Science: Results From a 10-Year Content Analysis. In C. DeBlaere (chair), Current Advancements and New Directions in Atheism Research. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Brewster, M.E., Velez, B., Esposito, J., Wong, S., Geiger, E., & Keum, B. (August, 2013). Bisexual Women's Experiences of Objectification: Links to body consciousness and disordered eating. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Esposito, J. & Brewster, M. (August, 2013). Shedding Light on the Invisibility of Concealed Chronic Illness: Stigma, Outness, and Links with Psychological Well-Being. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.   

Robinson, M. A., Velez, B., Brewster, M. E., Foster, A., & Esposito, J. (August, 2013). Minority Stress and the Mediating Role of Religious Coping Among LGB Individuals. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Robinson, M. A. (August 2013). Development of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Affiliate Stigma Measure: Confirmatory Factor and Test-Retest Analyses. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.



Counseling Psychology in Action Conference

Velez, B., & Brewster, M.E. (March, 2014). Moving Beyond the Binary with Eating Disorder Research: A Test and Extension of Objectification Theory. In F. Dispenza & L.Watson (chairs), Objectification Theory, Sexual Minority Persons, and Health Behaviors. Symposium to be conducted at the biennial meeting of the Counseling Psychology in Action Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Brewster, M.E., Velez, B., & Sandil, R. (March, 2014). Atheists in America: Widening CP's Multicultural Umbrella to Strengthen Clinical Work with Nonbelievers. Guided discussion to be conducted at the biennial meeting of the Counseling Psychology in Action Conference, Atlanta, GA.