Alyson Burns-Glover, PhD

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Office Hours

By appointment

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

Social Attitudes



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.

Unpublished Manuscripts

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

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Carnegie Hall 312
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