Student Updates

The SUPER Lab is thrilled to announce that three of our undergraduate research assistants and one of our graduate students will be presenting posters at several large, highly regarded conferences!

Jonathan Davidson will be presenting his poster on Adopting an Intersectional Approach to Mental Health of Transgender and Gender Expansive Adults: The Roles of Discrimination and Pride at the National LGBTQ Health Conference

Natalie Fyffe will be presenting her poster on Past Sexual Assault, Daily Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, and Sexual Functioning: The Role of Pre-Sex Drinking at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism

Nicholas Lemaster will be presenting his poster on Distal and Proximal Influences on Men's Alcohol-Involved Sexual Aggression Intentions: Trait Anger, Alcohol Expectancies, and Sexual Aggression-Congruent Emotions at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism

Rachel Turner will be presenting her poster on Virginity-Based Purity Culture Beliefs and Sexual Satisfaction: The Unique Contributions of Personal Beliefs and Religious Institution Messages at the annual meeting of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research

GBV and Substance Use In the Media

GBV researcher and friend of the SUPER Lab, Dr. Elizabeth Miller, was featured in U.S. News for her intervention, Coaching Boys Into Men, in which boys who participated in the intervention were 76% less likely to engage in abuse or sexual violence compared to those who did not participate. 

https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2020-01-13/sports-coaches-recruited-to-help-stop-dating-violence

American Psychological Association releases announcement on Dr. Neilson's research on the effects of strict adherence to traditional masculinity ideologies and PTSD within Veterans!

https://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2020/01/traditional-masculinity-ptsd-vets