Courses I Teach
PSYC 160 | Culture and Behavior
PSYC 208 | Addictions and Society
PSYC 308 | Social Psychology
PSYC 313 | EcoPsychology
PSYC 358 | Psychology of Ethnic Groups
Areas of Research
Culture & Social Identity
Ethnicity and Well-Being
1989 | PhD Psychology, University of California, Davis, Social and Personality
1985 | MA Psychology, University of California, Davis, Social and Personality
1983 | BA Psychology, CSU, Long Beach, Research Emphasis
1983 | University Honors Program Certificate, CSU, Long Beach
1981 | Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada [International Study]
Other Educational Certifications & Coursework
1999 | CEU credits for AMA in Clinical Diagnostics, December workshop
1997 | Institute participant: Wye Symposium. Annapolis, Md.
1996 | Certification of coursework, "Peacemaking in a divided society." Trinity College, Dublin Institute for Irish Studies, Instituid le Léann na hEireann. July
Selected Teaching Grants and Awards
2014 | Special Recognition Award: Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race. Division 45 of the American Psychological Association.
2012 | Carnegie Professor of the Year Nominee. Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
2010 | Charles Trombley Award, Pacific University
2009 | PRISM Grant, Summer Student-Faculty Research Award, $5,000
2003 | S.S. Johnson Award for Excellence in Teaching, Pacific University
Professional Role and Leadership
Member, American Psychological Association (Divisions 2, 5, 8 and 45)
Editor, FOCUS, Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues, Division 45 of the American Psychological Association
Program Committee 2014 Biennial Convention of Division 45, Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race
Program Committee 2014 Biennial Convention of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Reviewer, Western Psychological Association Convention Program (2000 - Present)
Recent Book Chapters, Articles, and Manuscripts (2005 - Present)
2013 | Soysa, C.K., Dunn, D.S., Dottolo, A.L., Burns-Glover, A., & Gurung, R. (2013). "Orchestrating authorship: Teaching writing across the psychology curriculum." Teaching of Psychology, 40(2), 88-97
2013 | Burns-Glover, A. & Kasibhatla, B. (2013). Tensions and intersections: Motherhood, work, and sexuality U.S. and India Contexts. In D. Castañeda (Ed.). The essential handbook of women’s sexuality. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
2008 | Castañda, D. & Burns-Glover, A. (2008) "Women’s friendships and romantic relationships." In F. Denmark & M. Paludi (Eds.), Psychology of Women: A Handbook of Issues and Theories, 2nd edition
2005 | Castañeda, D., & Burns-Glover, A. (2005). Gender, sexuality, and intimate relationships. In M. Paludi, (Ed.), Praeger guide to the psychology of gender. Westport, CT: Praeger.
2008 | (unpublished) Burns-Glover,. & Moissinac, L. “Social Discourse, Social Problems, and the Social Psychology of Domestic Violence” (Review Essay)
2008 | (unpublished) "Fostering Apprenticeship in Identities: Reconstructing Native Hawaiian Identities and Building Scholar Identities Through Practice." Moissinac, L. & Burns-Glover, A. Graduate Theses and Dissertations Advisor
2011 | Bartlett, R. (Master of Science Thesis) "The Rhodes Not Taken: A Study of Stereotypes of Student-Athletes"
2010 | Takayama, J. (Master of Science Thesis) "Ecological Systems Theory of Asian American Mental Health Service Seeking"
2009 | Fukuda, D. (Master of Science Thesis) "Where's the Rest of Me? Addressing Ethnic Diversity and Cultural Climate in a Graduate Psychology Program"
2009 | Lampert, Joel N. (Doctoral Dissertation) "Parental Attachment Styles and Traditional Undergraduates’ Adjustment to College: Testing the 'Helicopter Parent' Phenomenon"
2007 | Lampert, Joel N. (Master of Science Thesis) "The Relationship Of Self-Efficacy and Self-Concept To Academic Performance In A College Sample: Testing Competing Models and Measures"
Symposia and Presentations
2012 | Vaughn, Dylan, Dawn Salgado, Daniel Eisen, & Alyson Burns-Glover. “What’s Happening on Campus? Student Perceptions of Diversity, Conflict, Awareness, and Change." Poster presentation at 11th annual Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture, Newton, Massachusetts, October