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Professor of Psychology

Year Joined RCNJ: 2008

Contact Information

Education:

  • Ph.D., Social Psychology and Women’s Studies, The Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Psychology and Hispanic Studies, Vassar College

Convening Group:

  • Psychology
  • Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Courses Offered:

  • Social Science Inquiry/Honors Social Science Inquiry
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Advanced Topics: Social Justice

Teaching Interests:

  • Her interdisciplinary teaching addresses controversial social issues, working with students to address social inequality through constructive dialogue, social science methods, and activism. She received the 2019 Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Teaching Innovation Award for these efforts as well as teaching grants from the Association for Psychological Science and SPSSI (Action in Teaching Grant).

Research Interest:

  • Her interdisciplinary scholarship concerns intersectionality, having written widely on the challenges and transformative potential of integrating intersectionality into psychological research. Her scholarship also aims to bridge the gap between psychology and feminist, anti-racist, and postcolonial critiques of science. In addition, she engages in scholarship on social justice pedagogy, providing teaching strategies for addressing controversial social issues within U.S. sociopolitical contexts. Past work also includes the social perception of emotion.

Recent Publications:

  • Settles, I. H., Warner, L. R., Buchanan, N. T., & Jones, M. K. (2020). Invisibility and epistemic exclusion: Resistance to intersectionality theory in psychology. Journal of Social Issues, 76(4), 796-813. https://doi.org/ 10.1111/josi.12403
  • Warner, L. R., Kurtiş, K., and Adya, A. (2020). Navigating criticisms of intersectional approaches: Reclaiming intersectionality for global social justice and well-being. Women & Therapy, 43(3-4), 262-277. https://doi.org/10.1080/02703149.2020.1729477
  • Warner, L. R. (2020). When prejudicial speech is framed as “freedom of speech”: Classroom and institutional implications. Invited chapter in K. Case, W. Williams, & M. Kite (Eds). Navigating difficult moments in teaching diversity and social justice. American Psychological Association.
  • Warner, L. R., Wagner, L. S., & Grzanka, P. R. (2020). White privilege: The necessity of being uncomfortable in the classroom. Invited chapter in K. Case, W. Williams, & M. Kite (Eds). Navigating difficult moments in teaching diversity and social justice. American Psychological Association.
  • Eaton, A. A., & Warner, L. (2020). Social justice burnout: Engaging self-care while doing diversity work. Invited chapter in K. Case, W. Williams, & M. Kite (Eds). Navigating difficult moments in teaching diversity and social justice. American Psychological Association.
  • McCormick-Huhn, K., Warner, L. R., Settles, I. R., & Shields, S. A. (2019). What if psychology took intersectionality seriously? Psychology of Women Quarterly 43(4), 445–456. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684319866430
  • Warner, L. R. (2018). Teaching about the “War on Science” in psychology of women courses. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 42(3), 378-383 https://doi.org/1177/0361684318778837
  • Warner, L. R., Settles, I. R., & Shields, S. A. (2018). Intersectionality theory in the psychology of women.  In Travis, C.B. & White, J.W., (Eds.). The Handbook on the Psychology of Women. (pp. 521-540) American Psychological Association.

 

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