Michelle L. Ceynar
Pacific Lutheran University
Human physical appearanceDevelopmental psychologyPsychologyIdentity changeSocial psychology
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#1Amani El-Alayli (EWU: Eastern Washington University)H-Index: 6
#2Ashley A. Hansen-Brown (Bridgewater State University)H-Index: 1
Last. Michelle L. Ceynar (PLU: Pacific Lutheran University)H-Index: 3
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Although the number of U.S. female professors has risen steadily in recent years, female professors are still subject to different student expectations and treatment. Students continue to perceive and expect female professors to be more nurturing than male professors are. We examined whether students may consequently request more special favors from female professors. In a survey of professors (n = 88) across the United States, Study 1 found that female (versus male) professors reported getting ...
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#1Michelle L. Ceynar (PLU: Pacific Lutheran University)H-Index: 3
#2Joanna Gregson (PLU: Pacific Lutheran University)H-Index: 3
This research explores the narratives women provide for their postdivorce surname decisions. Data are drawn from in-depth interviews with 29 divorced women. Respondents were categorized as keepers (women who kept their married names after divorce) and changers (women who changed their names after divorce). Keepers' narratives referenced a desire to minimize disruption, such as keeping the name for their children's sake or resisting the bureaucratic hassle of making the change. Changers' narrativ...
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#1Joanna Gregson (PLU: Pacific Lutheran University)H-Index: 3
#2Michelle L. Ceynar (PLU: Pacific Lutheran University)H-Index: 3
The purpose of this study was to explore women's identity shifts as they navigate their postdivorce lives. We conducted in-depth, loosely structured interviews with 31 women who had been through at least 1 divorce. Interviews included questions about how women experienced life after divorce, specifically addressing changes they made to separate from the marriage and form a postdivorce identity. Patterns emerged regarding the process of identity change in 3 distinct domains: physical appearance, ...
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