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Alumni Spotlight: Sarah J. Gervais, 2007

Dr. Gervais received a dual PhD in Psychology and Women's Studies from The Pennsylvania State University in 2007. She is now an Associate Professor in the Social and Cognitive Psychology and the Law-Psychology program and an Affiliate Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Nebraska.
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Alumni Spotlight: Sarah J. Gervais, 2007

Dr. Gervais received a dual PhD in Psychology and Women's Studies from The Pennsylvania State University in 2007. She is now an Associate Professor in the Social and Cognitive Psychology and the Law-Psychology program and an Affiliate Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Nebraska. Her research examines the linkages between sexism and violence, with primary attention to objectification, sexual harassment, and relationship aggression. Dr. Gervais’s work has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and has been published in outlets such as the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychology of Women Quarterly, Psychological Science, Sex Roles, Psychology of Violence, and the Journal of Social Issues. Dr. Gervais has been the recipient of the Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize for best paper on intergroup relations, awarded by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (APA Div. 9), and the Georgia Babladelis Best Paper Award,  awarded by the Society for the Psychology of Women (APA Div. 35). She has also won the Distinguished Teaching Award and the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She was an associate editor at Psychology of Women Quarterly from 2014-2015 and is currently an associate editor at the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and British Journal of Social Psychology.