Thursday, October 27, 2016

7:30-8:55 AM             Pick up program and name tag

Second floor mezzanine

7:55-8:50 AM             Poster Session I


(See link to “Posters” for scheduled posters)

9:00-9:05 AM             Welcome


Campbell Leaper (University of California, Santa Cruz) and Carol Martin (Arizona State University), Conference Co-Chairs

9:00-10:40 AM           Special Plenary Session:

Rethinking sex: The future of sex and gender in psychology



Janet Hyde (University of Wisconsin at Madison)  

Rethinking sex beyond the genitalia: From dimorphism to mosaic.

Daphna Joel (Tel-Aviv University)

Effects of gender on sex? A pathway from gender socialization to sex hormones.

Sari van Anders (University of Michigan)

Is categorization by sex inevitable? Practices that establish sex as a salient social category.

Rebecca Bigler (University of Texas at Austin)

Self-categorization dynamics for transgender spectrum and cisgender adults.

Charlotte Tate (San Francisco State University)

10:50-11:40 AM                The Impact of Sexualized Media on Boys and Young Men


"Seems like a tool!” Research examining young people's attitudes toward sexualized media images of men.

Elizabeth Daniels (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs)

Contributions of traditional media and pornography to young men's gender beliefs, sexual attitudes, and sexual behavior.

Monique Ward (University of Michigan)

10:50-11:40 AM                The Gendered Nature of Friendships


How is gender implicated in children’s friendship experiences?

William Bukowski (Concordia University).

Problem talk in girls’ and boys’ friendships.

Amanda Rose (University of Missouri)

12:00-1:00 PM                  LUNCH

Bristol Bar

Assigned seating (check your personalized program for your assignment). Please notify staff if not attending lunch.

1:10-3:10 PM              Gender Categorization and Stereotyping


The preeminence of gender in young children's minds.

Kristin Shutts (University of Wisconsin at Madison)

Children’s implicit gender in-group preferences: Origins and consequences.

Dario Cvencek (University of Washington)

Children’s attitudes about others conforming to gender norms: A review and meta-analysis.

Margaret Signorella (Pennsylvania State University at Greater Allegheny)

When sex and gender diverge: Gender development in transgender and gender nonconforming youth.

Kristina Olson (University of Washington)

1:10-2:15 PM              Appearance


Males act and females appear:  Gender representations in popular culture.

Sarah Murnen (Kenyon College)

“When I grow up I want to be...”: Body image and career aspirations in young girls.

Amy Slater (University of the West of England/Centre for Appearance Research)

2:25-3:30 PM              Special Panel Discussion:

Further reflections on Sandra Bem’s contributions*


Clare Mehta (Emmanuel College)

Emily Keener (Slippery Rock University)

JoNell Strough (West Virginia University)

Eileen Zurbriggen (University of California, Santa Cruz)

3:20-4:30 PM              Poster Session II*


(See link to “Posters” for scheduled posters)

*Posters and Bem session partially overlap

4:45-5:45 PM              Keynote Address


Social aggression and digital communication:  Gender and thinking beyond mean differences.

Marion Underwood (University of Texas at Dallas)

6:15-7:30 PM              Reception for Graduate Students and Postdocs

See your personalized program or see a conference staff for information


Friday, October 28, 2016

7:55-8:55 AM             Poster Session III


(See link to “Posters” for scheduled posters)

9:05-10:05 AM           Keynote Address


“We’ve come a long way, baby!” Asking what gender was, is, and might be.

Lynn Liben (Pennsylvania State University)

10:15-11:40 AM                Intersectionality and Gender Development


Quantitative techniques for intersectional approaches to the study of gender development.

Nicole Else-Quest (University of Maryland Baltimore County)

Gender and Culture in the Lives of Mexican-Origin Youth.

Kimberly Updegraff (Arizona State University)

The intersecting roles of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and race-ethnicity in understandings of risk and resilience.

Russell Toomey (University of Arizona)

10:15-11:40 AM                Not Just Child’s Play: Gender-typing of Children’s Toys and Play


From bulldozers to Barbies: An exploration of children's gender-typed toy interests.

Erica Weisgram (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point)

Play it forward: The skills gender-typed toys develop.

Isabelle Cherney (Merrimack College)

Testosterone during early development and children's gender-related toy and play preferences.

Melissa Hines (University of Cambridge)

Gender and children's toys: Completing the puzzle.

Lisa Dinella (Monmouth University)

12:00-1:00 PM                  LUNCH

Bristol Bar

Assigned seating (check your personalized program for your assignment). Please notify staff if not attending lunch.

1:10-2:35 PM              Mind the Gender Gap in Educational Outcomes


Gender stereotypes about intellectual ability emerge early and influence young children’s interests.

Andrei Cimpian (New York University)

Investigating the power of peers: Exclusionary and inclusionary messages about gender and STEM fields.

Catherine Riegle-Crumb (University of Texas at Austin)

On the other side of the gender gap: Boys, family income, and school failure.

Lisa Serbin (Concordia University)

1:10-2:35 PM              Youth Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression


Sexual orientation and gender typicality: Intersections and implications for sexual harassment and psychological well-being.

Christia Spears Brown (University of Kentucky)

Bullied and punished: Exploring the links between bullying and discipline disparities for queer youth.

Stacey Horn (University of Illinois at Chicago)

How gay-straight alliances can promote resilience among sexual and gender minority youth.

Paul Poteat (Boston College)

2:45-3:45 PM              Short Presentations from New Investigators


Ivy Wong (University of Hong Kong)

Rhiannon Smith (University of Connecticut)

Clare Mehta (Emmanuel College)

Carlos Santos (Arizona State University)

3:55-4:55 PM              Keynote Address


How can stereotypes be so accurate yet so wrong?

Alice Eagly (Northwestern University)

5:00-6:00 PM              No Host Bar

Bristol Bar